Viyalendiran was educated at Veppavettuvan Government Tami School, Chenkalady and Eruvar Tamil Maha Vidyalayam.[2] After school he joined the Eastern University, Sri Lanka, graduating with a B.A. degree.[2] He also holds a M.A. degree from the Madurai Kamaraj University.[2]


Viyalendiran is a member of the People’s Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE).[3] He was one of the Tamil National Alliance’s (TNA) candidates in Batticaloa District at the 2015 parliamentary election. He was elected and entered Parliament.[4][5][6][7][8][9]


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2.^a b c “More than 50 new faces in House”. The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 23 August 2015.
3.^ “TNA hands over nominations for all five districts of north and east”. Tamil Diplomat. 10 July 2015.
4.^ “PART I : SECTION (I) — GENERAL Government Notifications PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS ACT, No. 1 OF 1981” (PDF). The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Extraordinary. 1928/03. 19 August 2015.
5.^ “Ranil tops with over 500,000 votes in Colombo”. The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 19 August 2015.
6. ^ “Preferential Votes”. Daily News (Sri Lanka). 19 August 2015.
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Jump up ^ “TNA MPs grandly welcomed in Batticaloa”. Lankasri News. 19 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
Jump up ^ Jayakody, Pradeep (28 August 2015). “The Comparison of Preferential Votes in 2015 & 2010”. The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka).