Tiruchengodu Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Tiruchengode legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and INC.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate P. R. Sundaram a good lead of around 294374 votes. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the general election of 2014.

Banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK, the DMK has made significant impact on the voters of this constituency, the AIADMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes.

It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which Rig Spares, Power Looms and Textile Industries Workers, Bus and Lorry Body Building Labourers are the related voters will decide the verdict.

Tiruchengodu Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
Saraswathi Pon AIADMK Won
Elangoavan Bar DMK 69713
Vijayakamal J DMDK 6688
Rajavel Nathi S KMDK 6471
Muthumani P IND 5923
Nagarajan S BJP 2499
None of the Above None of the Above 2279
Raja S PMK 2012
Natarajan P Naam Tamilar Katchi 1968
Saraswathi S IND 1345
Saraswathi P IND 826
Sakthivel S IND 817
Elangovan P IND 814
Sudhakar B IND 493
Gunasekaran E IND 228
Marimuthu S RPI(A) 201
Ravikumar D IND 194
Kamala M.P IND 178
Vinoth M Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam 171
Manimegalai G IND 144
Kabilanand M IND 140
Elango S IND 108
Devarasu M IND 91
Nagarajan J IND 85
Balusamy M IND 73

Electoral History and Background

In the 2011 assembly elections DMDK party won the constituency under the leadership of Sampath Kumar P. The ADK party has won the constituency four times. The DMK party has won three times before. The ADMK party has won the constituency once in 2001 assembly elections.

Thiruchengode is a municipality located in Namakkal District. Tiruchengode receives the name of being the “Borewell Hub of India”. The principal occupation is related to agriculture.