Kanyakumari (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kanyakumari (Lok Sabha constituency)
Kanniyakumari lok sabha constituency.png
Kanyakumari constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 2009-present
Current MP Pon Radhakrishnan
Party BJP
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,178,047 [1]
Most Successful Party Congress (14 times)
Assembly Constituencies 229. Kanyakumari
230. Nagercoil
231. Colachel
232. Padmanabhapuram
233. Vilavancode
234. Killiyoor

Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu state in southern India. It was formed after the delimitation in 2008 by merging Kanyakumari assembly segment from the erstwhile Tiruchendur constituency with the erstwhile Nagercoil constituency.[2] This happens to be the strongest constituency for the Congress party in the whole of India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Kanyakumari Lok Sabha constituency is currently composed of the following assembly segments:

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 DMK    BJP  

Election Member Party
2009 J. Helen Davidson Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 Pon Radhakrishnan Bharatiya Janata Party

Detailed results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Kanyakumari
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Pon Radhakrishnan 372,906
INC H. Vasanthakumar 244,244
AIADMK D. John Thangam 176,239
DMK F. M. Rajarathnam 117,933

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