Velachery (state assembly constituency)

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Velachery is a state assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, India, that was formed after constituency delimitation in 2007.[1] It forms a part of the Chennai South parliamentary constituency for national elections.

Year Winner Party
2011 M. K. Ashok Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2016 Vagai Chandrasekhar[2] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election Results[edit]

Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Election, 2016: Velachery
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK Vagai Chandrasekhar 70,139 39.96
AIADMK C. Munusamy 61,267 34.91
BJP Sritharan 14,472 8.25
Margin of victory 8,872 5.05
Turnout 1,75,607 58.36
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing
Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Election, 2011: Velachery
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK M. K. Ashok 82,145 53.91
PMK Jayaraman 50,425 33.10
Margin of victory 31,720 20.81
Turnout 1,52,423 67.07
AIADMK win (new seat)


References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Constituencies, Post-Delimitation 2008" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2012. Retrieved 29 December 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ "2016 Tamil Nadu General Election: Constituency Data Summary" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 26. Retrieved 27 May 2016.