Vandavasi Assembly Election 2016

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Vandavasi legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP and INC.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate V. Elumalai a good lead of around 243844 votes. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the general election of 2014.

Banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK, the DMK has made significant impact on the voters of this constituency, the AIADMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes.

It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Vandavasi Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
AMBETHKUMAR S DMK Won
80206
MEGANATHAN V AIADMK 62138
VADIVELRAVANAN PMK 24277
METHARAMESH M.K VCK 7745
None of the Above None of the Above 2421
SUDHA J IJK 1079
PONNAN T BSP 862
RAVI C IND 743
NEELAKANDAN C NTK 685
MEGANATHAN M IND 607
JAGAN S IND 319
PARTHASARATHI J IND 214
RAMAMOORTHI M SP 180

Electoral History and Background

The AIADMK party won the assembly elections of 2011, under the leadership of Gunaseelan.V with 84529 votes. The DMK party has won four times in this constituency. The PMK party won this constituency once in 2001 assembly elections. The Indian National Congress won this constituency once in 1980 assembly elections. The ADK party has won this constituency three times.

This constituency comes under the district of Tiruvanamalai. Vandavasi has many tourists places namely, the vandavasi fort and Jain temples. There are other structures here that are built during the British rule.

Vandavasi Assembly Election Videos 2016