Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Vasudevanallur (SC) profile: AIADMK's Manoharan A won seat in 2016

Vasudevanallur is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Tenkasi district of Tamil Nadu

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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Vasudevanallur (SC) profile: AIADMK's Manoharan A won seat in 2016

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Vasudevanallur is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Tenkasi district of Tamil Nadu. It falls under the Tenkasi Lok Sabha constituency. It is a Scheduled Caste reserved constituency.

In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, the Vasudevanallur constituency had a total of 2,21,225 registered voters.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in Vasudevanallur in the previous Assembly election was 74.14 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, R Rajalakshmi of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party (AIADMK) won the Vasudevanallur seat. He won 73,904 votes, as against 55,146 votes won by his main rival S. Anbalagan of
Puthiya Tamilagam (PT).

In the 2011 Assembly elections, S Duraiappa of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party (AIADMK) won this seat by beating Ganesan S of the Congress.

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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