Rishivandiyam (State Assembly Constituency)

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Rishivandiyam is a state assembly constituency in Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu.[1] It consists of portions of the Tirukkoyilur and Sankarapuram taluks. It is part of Kallakurichi Lok Sabha constituency.[2] In 2011 election, it had 204,469 total number of voters. It included 30% Vanniars, 24% Adi Dravidars, 13% Mudaliars, 12% Yadavas, 5% Muslims and 7% Christians.[3]

Elections and winners in the constituency are listed below.

Tamil Nadu[edit]

Year Winner Party
1962 L. Anandan Indian National Congress
1967 M. Anandan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 N. Dharmalingam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 M. Sundaram Indian National Congress
1980 M. Sundaram Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 S. Sivaraj Indian National Congress
1989 Ekal M. Natesa Odayar Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 M. Govindaraju Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 S. Sivaraj Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
2001 S. Sivaraj Tamil Maanila Congress
2006 S. Sivaraj Indian National Congress
2011 Vijayakanth Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam
2016 KARTHIKEYAN.K Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Constituency Map". Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Tamil Nadu - Final Notification & Order" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "விஐபி தொகுதி - 17 - ரிஷிவந்தியம் தொகுதி: துணிவே துணை!". Dinamani. 10 April 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2011.