Villupuram (state assembly constituency)

Coordinates: 11°56′28″N 79°29′35″E / 11.941°N 79.493°E / 11.941; 79.493

Villupuram is a state legislative assembly constituency in Viluppuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.[1] It comprises a portion of Viluppuram taluk and is a part of the Viluppuram constituency for national elections to the Parliament of India.[2]

Villupuram was one of 17 assembly constituencies to have Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) facilities with EVMs in the state elections of 2016.[3]

Most successful party: DMK (9 times)

Madras StateEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 Nagarajan Tamil Nadu Toilers' Party
1957 Sarangapani Gounder Indian National Congress
1962 M. Shanmugam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1967 M. Shanmugam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Tamil NaduEdit

Year Winner Party
1971 M. Shanmugam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 P. Krishnan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 K. P. Palaniappan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 M. Mani Rajarathinam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 K. Ponmudy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 D. Janardhanan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 K. Ponmudy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2001 K. Ponmudy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2006 K. Ponmudy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2011 C. V. Shanmugam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2016 C. V. Shanmugam[4] All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2021 R. Lakshmanan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election ResultsEdit

2021Edit

2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Villupuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Majority
Turnout
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Constituency Map". Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Tamil Nadu - Final Notification & Order" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 August 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ "EC to tighten grip on cash for votes".
  4. ^ "2016 Tamil Nadu General Election: Constituency Data Summary" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 74. Retrieved 27 May 2016.