The Oddanchatram assembly constituency is currently held by DMK MLA Sakkarapani R, who defeated Kittusamy K of AIADMK in 2016. The seat, one of Tamil Nadu’s 234 assembly constituencies, falls under the Dindigul Lok Sabha constituency.
The Oddanchatram assembly constituency is politically leaned towards DMK. Sakkarapani R has been winning this seat on DMK’s ticket since 1996.
Here are a few details about the Oddanchatram Assembly seat:
Name of the assembly constituency, district: Oddanchatram, Dindigul
Lok Sabha constituency: Dindigul
2016 candidates: Sakkarapani R (DMK), Kittusamy K (AIADMK)
2020 candidates: NA
Sitting MLA, party: Sakkarapani R, DMK
Winning margin in 2016: 65,727
Runner up name, party: Kittusamy K, AIADMK
Number of voters in 2016: 189,449
Percentage of votes polled in 2016: 84.93%
Number of women voters in 2016: 94,839
Number of polling booths in 2016: 273