Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Pollachi profile: AIADMK's Dr Pollachi V Jayaraman won seat in 2016
Pollachi is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. It falls under the Pollachi Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, the Pollachi constituency had a total of 2,17,007 registered voters.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout in Pollachi in the previous Assembly election was 77.70 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, Dr Pollachi V Jayaraman of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) won the Pollachi seat. He won 78,553 votes, as against 65,185 votes won by his main rival Tamilmani R of the DMK party.
In the 2011 Assembly polls, Muthukaruppannasamy MK of the AIADMK won this seat against Nithyanandhan K of the Kongunadu Munnetra Kazhagam party.
Election date and timing
The Tamil Nadu Assembly polls will be held on 6 April 2021, along with Kerala and Puducherry. The day will also see phase three polls in Assam and West Bengal. 92,000 polling booths will be there for the assembly polls. The counting of the votes is scheduled for 2 May.
The official notification of the Assembly polls in the state is scheduled for 12 March. The nomination of candidates will be accepted from then till 19 March. The scrutiny of nominations will be done on 20 March and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is 22 March.
The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly has a total number of 234 seats, of which 45 are reserved constituencies (42 SC constituencies and 3 ST Constituencies). The current term of the Assembly ends on 24 May 2021.
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