Karur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Karur (Lok Sabha constituency)
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Karur constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1957-present
Current MP M. Thambidurai
Party AIADMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,012,924[1]
Most Successful Party

Indian National Congress

AIADMK(6 times)
Assembly Constituencies 133. Vedasandur
134. Aravakurichi
135. Karur
136. Krishnarayapuram (SC)
138. Manapparai
179. Viralimalai

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

Assembly segments[edit]

Karur Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  1. Aravakurichi
  2. Karur
  3. Krishnarayapuram (SC)
  4. Manapparai
  5. Vedasanthur
  6. Viralimalai

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1957 K. Periasami Gounder Indian National Congress
1962 R. Ramanathan Chettiar Indian National Congress
1967 C. Muthuswamy Gounder Swatantra Party
1971 K. Gopal Indian National Congress
1977 K. Gopal Indian National Congress
1980 S.A. Dorai Sebastian Indian National Congress (I)
1984 A.R. Murugaiah Indian National Congress
1989 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 N. Murugesan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 K. Natrayan Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
1998 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 M. Chinnasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 K.C. Palanisamy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Karur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK K. C. Palanisamy 450,407 60.43 +15.42
AIADMK Palanichamy, Raja. N 259,531 34.82 -10.57
Independent Jawahar. N 14,552 1.95 n/a
Majority 190,876 25.61 +25.22
Turnout 745,342 69.70 +6.76
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing +15.42

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