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]

Until 2008, most of Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat's area fell under Nagercoil Lok Sabha constituency. In 2008, Nagercoil seat was effectively renamed Kanyakumari seat. For results up to 2008, see Nagercoil (Lok Sabha constituency)

Detailed results[edit]

16th General Elections 2014 Candidates[edit]

Indian general election, 2014:Kanyakumari
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Pon Radhakrishnan 3,72,906
INC H. Vasanthakumar 2,44,244
Candidate Political Party No. of Votes
Pon Radhakrishnan Bharatiya Janata Party 372906
H. Vasanthakumar Indian National Congress 244244
D. John Thangam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 176239
F. M. Rajarathnam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 117933
A.V. Bellarmin Communist Party of India (Marxist) 35284
S. P. Udayakumar Aam Aadmi Party 15314

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