Dindigul (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dindigul (Lok Sabha constituency)
Dindigul lok sabha constituency.png
Dindigul constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1952-present
Current MP M. Udhayakumar
Party AIADMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 16,37,511
8,13,707(Male)
8,23,696 (Female)
108 (Others) [1]
Most Successful Party AIADMK (7 times)
Assembly Constituencies 127. Palani
128. Oddanchatram
129. Attur
130. Nilakkottai (SC)
131. Natham
126. Dindigul

Dindigul is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before 2009[edit]

  1. Tirumanagalam (moved to Virudhunagar constituency after 2009)
  2. Usilampatti (moved to Theni constituency after 2009)
  3. Nilakottai (SC)
  4. Sholavandan (moved to Theni constituency after 2009)
  5. Dindigul
  6. Athoor

2009-present[edit]

  1. Palani
  2. Oddachatram
  3. Athoor
  4. Nilakottai (SC)
  5. Natham
  6. Dindigul

Members of the Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Ammu Swaminathan Indian National Congress
Secondh 1957-62 M. Gulam Mohideen Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 T. S. Soundram Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 N. Anbuchezhian Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fifth 1971-77 M. Rajangam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixth 1977-80 K. Maya Thever All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1980-84 K. Maya Thever Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eighth 1984-89 K. R. Natarajan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Ninth 1989-91 C. Sreenivaasan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Tenth 1991-96 C. Sreenivaasan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Elewenth 1996-98 N. S. V. Chitthan Tamil Maanila Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 C. Sreenivaasan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Thirteenth 1999-04 C. Sreenivaasan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth 2004-2009 N. S. V. Chitthan Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 N. S. V. Chitthan Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent M. Udhayakumar All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Dindigul
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC N. S. V. Chitthan 407,116 58.92 n/a
AIADMK Jeyaraman. M 251,945 36.46 -6.48
Independent Ravindran. J 10,359 1.50 +1.47
Majority 155,171 22.46 +19.49
Turnout 690,973 60.75 +3.29
INC gain from AIADMK Swing +58.92

References[edit]

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