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BACKGROUNDER - 17

PERFORMANCE OF POLITICAL PARTIES ACCORDING TO THE VOTES POLLED IN THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF TAMIL NADU -1996

TAMIL NADU

1996

NAME OF THE PARTY

SEATS WON

VOTED POLLED PERCENTAGE

%

AIIC(T)

0

209942

0.77

BJP

1

490453

1.81

CPI

8

575570

2.12

CPM

1

456172

1.68

INC

0

1523340

5.61

JD

1

117801

0.43

JP

1

150134

0.55

SAP

0

1990

0.01

ADMK

4

5831383

21.47

DMK

173

11423380

42.07

MDMK

0

1569168

5.78

PMK

4

1042333

3.84

TMC(M)

39

2526474

9.30

ATMK

0

5557

0.02

BSP

0

14402

0.05

CPI (ML)(L)

0

8907

0.03

FBL

1

75324

0.28

HRPI

0

55019

0.20

ICS

0

2203

0.01

MGRM

0

7099

0.03

RPI

0

14847

0.05

SHS

0

2444

0.01

UCPI

0

11717

0.04

IND

1

1022339

3.76