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Kandiyanallur is a village located south west of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India. It is a part of Vandavasi Taluk in the district of Thiruvannamalai. According to the 2011 Government of India Census data,[1] there are a total of 79 families residing in the village. The population is 270 of which 138 are male and 132 are female. The village is administrated by an elected Sarpanch. The primary occupation of the villagers is Agriculture.[1]

Kandiyanallur is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Kandiyanallur is located in India
Kandiyanallur (India)
Coordinates: 12°22′59″N 79°35′49″E / 12.382969°N 79.597034°E / 12.382969; 79.597034Coordinates: 12°22′59″N 79°35′49″E / 12.382969°N 79.597034°E / 12.382969; 79.597034
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
 • OfficialTamil = Tamil
 • OtherTelugu = Telugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Districts of Tamil Nadu



Kandiyanallur comes under the Vandavasi Vidhan Sabha constituency of the State of Tamil Nadu. This seat is reserved for Scheduled Caste [2]

The winner of the 2016 Vidhan Sabha election was Ambethkumar, S from DMK with 80206 votes and runner up was Meganathan, V from AIADMK with 62138 votes.

Previous results are listed below [3]

Year A C No. Constituency Name Category Winner Sex Party Votes Runner Up Gender Party Votes
2011 69 Vandavasi (SC) Gunaseelan.V M AIADMK 84529 Kamalakkannan.J M DMK 72233
2009 By Polls Vandavasi (SC) J. Kamalakanna F DMK 78827 P. Munusamy M AIADMK 40810
2006 51 Vandavasi (SC) Jayaraman S P M DMK 65762 Chakkrapani.M M AIADMK 42974
2001 51 Vandavasi (SC) Murugavelrajan.K M PMK 55773 Loganathan .K. M DMK 46902
1996 51 Vandavasi (SC) Anandan, Bala M DMK 65775 Gunaseelan, V. M ADMK 26029
1991 51 Vandavasi (SC) Thamazharasan C.K. M ADK 55990 Rajagopal V. M DMK 26496
1989 51 Vandavasi (SC) Dhanaraj, V. M DMK 35264 Govindan, T.S. M INC 21176
1984 51 Vandavasi (SC) A. Arumugham M INC 48712 V. Rajagopal M DMK 38326
1980 51 Vandavasi (SC) Kuppusami, C M ADK 38501 Kanniappan, C M DMK 36019
1977 51 Vandavasi (SC) P. Munuswamy M ADK 28306 C. Kanniappan M DMK 26476


PUPS-KANDIYANALLUR is a Tamil medium co-educational school located in the village. School is approved for Primary level education and works under the management of Local body.[4]


In 2010, seven ancient apparently Panchaloha idols were unearthed around an ancient Siva temple.[5]


  1. ^ a b "2011 Census". External link in |website= (help); Missing or empty |url= (help)
  2. ^ "Vandavasi Vidhan Sabha Constituency | AnyPursuit Knowledge Network". AnyPursuit Knowledge Network. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Vandavasi Election Results 2016, Candidate list, Winner, Runner-up and Current MLAs". Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  4. ^ "PUPS-KANDIYANALLUR Primary School". External link in |website= (help); Missing or empty |url= (help)
  5. ^ "Seven ancient idols unearthed". The Hindu.