In the 2011 assembly elections AIADMK party won the constituency under the leadership of N.V.Kamaraj defeating IND party with 53799 votes. The runner up party won 42871 votes.
DMK party has won this constituency in the previous six assembly elections. The Indian National Congress won this constituency in the assembly election contested in the year 1967 defeating the DMK party.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1206|
Vedaranyam is a town in the Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu. The town is named after the presiding deity of the prominent temple in this region. The temple is Vedaranyeswarar.
The prominent economic activities in this region include salt-manufacturing, fishing, salt water prawn culture and agriculture. Many nationalised banks have their branches in Vedaranyam.