Royapuram (State Assembly Constituency)

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Royapuram is a legislative assembly constituency, that includes the locality, Royapuram. Royapuram assembly constituency is part of Chennai North Parliamentary constituency.

1984 Election results[edit]

Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 1984: Royapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK P. Ponnurangam 40,727 50.26%
INC K. Rajan* 39,432 48.66%
Turnout 82,256 69.34% n/a
DMK hold Swing n/a
  • K. Rajan belonged to the Gandhi Kamaraj National Congress.

1989 Election results[edit]

Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 1989: Royapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK R. Mathivanan 37,742 45.95%
Independent K. Arumugaswamy 25,976 31.62%
INC V. Ramani Bai 8,681 10.57%
AIADMK R. Somasundaram* 6,532 7.95%
Turnout 83,095 70.07% n/a
DMK hold Swing n/a
  • Due to the split after MGR's death, R. Somasundaram, was part of ADK (Janaki), and not part of the other splinter group ADK (Jayalalitha).

1991 Election results[edit]

Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 1991: Royapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK D. Jayakumar 46,218 59.04%
DMK R. Mathivanan 29,565 37.77%
PMK T.S. Perumal 1,278 1.63%
Turnout 79,579 59.41% n/a
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing n/a

1996 Election results[edit]

Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 1996: Royapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK R. Mathivanan 44,893 57.78%
AIADMK D. Jayakumar 27,485 35.37%
MDMK S. Mohan 2,793 3.59% n/a
Turnout 79,431 60.99% n/a
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing n/a

2001 Election results[edit]

Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 2001: Royapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK D. Jayakumar 44,465 56.76%
DMK K. Nargunan 30,753 39.26%
MDMK M.M. Gopinathan 1,772 2.26% n/a
Turnout
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing +21.39%

2006 Election results[edit]

  • Babu Royapuram belongs to DMDK.
Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 2006: Royapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK D. Jayakumar 50,647 53.26% -0.5%
DMK S.P. Sarkunapandian 37,144 39.06% -0.2%
Independent Babu Royapuram* 5,033 5.29% n/a
Turnout 95,090 n/a n/a
AIADMK hold Swing n/a

2016 Election results[edit]

Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 2016: Royapuram[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK D. Jayakumar 55,205
INC R. Manohar 47,174
Turnout n/a n/a
AIADMK hold Swing n/a


References[edit]

  1. ^ "The verdict 2016". The Hindu. Chennai. 19 May 2016. p. 6. 
  2. ^ "Green cover". The Times of India. Chennai. 19 May 2016. p. 2.