Tiruvadanai Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate A. Anwhar Raajhaa a good lead of around 119324 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.

Tiruvadanai Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
Karunaas AIADMK Won
Thivakaran. S.P DMK 68090
Dhevanathan Yadav.T BJP 11842
John Pandian .B TMMK 9597
Manimaran.V DMDK 4913
Mohamed Shariff Sate SDPI 4728
Rajiv Gandhi.R Naam Tamilar Katchi 3739
None of the Above None of the Above 939
Anbu Bagurudeen. N NCP 785
Nagendran.K IND 690
B.Sikkandhar IND 628
Ravichandran.S IND 576
Pappa.A IND 552
Pandi. V PMK 522
Suresh.S IND 477
Sekar.V IND 422
Theivachilai IND 295
Santhosh Kumar.K IND 265
Mahalingam.M SAMAKA 243
Rajaiah Wingate. K IND 182
Ramakrishnan BSP 145

Electoral History and Background

Thangavelan Suba of the DMK party won this constituency in the assembly elections of 2011. The INC party has won this constituency five times. It has won consecutively three times from the year 1984 to 1991. Trinamool Congress has won this constituency two times. The DMK party has won twice in this constituency.

This constituency of Tiruvadanai belongs to the Ramanathapuram district. Agriculture is the dominant occupation of majority of inhabitants. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.