Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Udhagamandalam profile: Congress' R Ganesh won constituency in 2016
Udhagamandalam is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu
Udhagamandalam is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. It falls under the Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, the Udhagamandalam constituency had a total of 2,02,898 registered voters.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout in Udhagamandalam in the previous Assembly election was 69.08 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, R Ganesh of the Indian National Congress (INC) won the Udhagamandalam seat. He won 67,747 votes, as against 57,329 votes won by his main rival Vinoth of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).
In the 2011 election, Budhi Chandiran of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) had won the Udhagamandalam seat by defeating R Ganesh of the Indian National Congress (INC).
Election date and timing
The Tamil Nadu Assembly polls will be held on 6 April 2021, along with Kerala and Puducherry. The day will also see phase three polls in Assam and West Bengal. 92,000 polling booths will be there for the assembly polls. The counting of the votes is scheduled for 2 May.
The official notification of the Assembly polls in the state is scheduled for 12 March. The nomination of candidates will be accepted from then till 19 March. The scrutiny of nominations will be done on 20 March and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is 22 March.
The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly has a total number of 234 seats, of which 45 are reserved constituencies (42 SC constituencies and 3 ST Constituencies). The current term of the Assembly ends on 24 May 2021.
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The election will decide whether the incumbent AIADMK will secure a third term or the DMK will return to power after a decade in opposition