Vedaranyam Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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.

Vedaranyam Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
MANIAN.O.S AIADMK Won
60836
RAJENDIRAN.P.V INC 37838
VETHARATHINAM.S.K BJP 37086
VAIRAVANATHAN.T DMDK 4594
USHA KANNAN PMK 2081
RAJENDRAN.K NTK 1386
None of the Above None of the Above 1206
MURUGAVELU.S BSP 695
VEERAKUMAR.V IND 520
RAMAMURTHY.R IND 205
SUSILA.N TVK 179
KASINATHAN.P.C IND 177

Electoral History and Background

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.

Vedaranyam Assembly Election Videos 2016