Sugumaran had gained the seat within the 2016 Puducherry Assembly election by defeating DMK’s S Kumaravel by a margin of 5,563 votes
The Managalam Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency falls within the Puducherry district of the Union Territory of Puducherry. It is at present represented by All India NR Congress’ (AINRC) SV Sugumaran.
Voters and turnout in earlier election
In the 2016 election, the Mangalam Assembly constituency had a complete of 34,831 registered electors (16,759 males, 18,064 ladies and eight individuals belonging to the third gender).
The polling proportion recorded throughout 36 polling stations within the constituency was 89.85 %.
Results of earlier elections
AINRC’s SV Sugumaran had defeated DMK’s S Kumaravel by a margin of 5,563 votes within the earlier Assembly election in 2016. In 2011, Congress’ C Djeacoumar had gained the election by a margin of two,293 votes. Djeacoumar had defeated AINRC’s P Anandabaskaran.
The time period of the Puducherry Assembly will finish in early June and elections for the 30 constituencies within the Union Territory are prone to be held in April-May.
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