KSP Ramesh of All India N.R. Congress (AINRC) won in the Kadirgamam assembly constituency, defeating P. Selvanadane of the Indian National Congress (INC). He won with a margin of 12,246 votes.
While KSP Ramesh (winner) had 17,359 votes, P. Selvanadane (who came second) had 5,409 votes, the data available on the ECI website showed.
Kadirgamam is an Assembly constituency in the Pondicherry district, in the Pondicherry region of Puducherry.
The Kadirgamam constituency went to polls on April 6, 2021.
The assembly seat is reserved for the General category.
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In the 2016 Assembly elections, Kadirgamam was won by N.S.J. Jayabal @ Ayyanar of INC.
Before that, in the 2011 elections, the seat was held by N. Rangasamy of AINRC.In the 2016 assembly polls, N.S.J. Jayabal @ Ayyanar garnered 11690 votes, securing over 43.28 percent of the vote share, and winning the seat by a margin of 3802 votes.
In percentage terms, the victory margin was 14.07 percent.
The constituency polled 27032 votes in the 2016 Puducherry assembly polls with a voter turnout of 81.71 percent.
The Kadirgamam constituency has a literacy level of 85.44 percent.
A total of 11 candidates stood in the 2016 elections.
First Published: IST