Krishnagiri (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Krishnagiri (Lok Sabha constituency)
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Krishnagiri constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1951-present
Current MP K. Ashok Kumar
Party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,014,758[1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (8 times)
Assembly Constituencies 51. Uthangarai (SC)
52. Bargur
53. Krishnagiri
54. Veppanahalli
55. Hosur
56. Thalli

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

Assembly segments[edit]

Before 2009[edit]

  1. Hosur
  2. Thalli
  3. Kaveripattinam
  4. Krishnagiri
  5. Bargur
  6. Palacode (moved to Dharmapuri constituency after 2009)

2009-present[edit]

  1. Uthangarai (SC)
  2. Bargur
  3. Krishnagiri
  4. Veppanahalli
  5. Hosur
  6. Thalli

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1951 C. R. Narasimhan Indian National Congress
1957 C. R. Narasimhan Indian National Congress
1962 K. Rajaram Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1967 M. Kamalanathan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 T. Thirthagiri Gounder Indian National Congress
1971 (by-election) C. Subramaniam Indian National Congress
1977 P.V. Peraisamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress (I)
1984 K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
1989 K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
1991 K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
1996 C. Narasimhan Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
1998 K. P. Munusamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 V. Vetriselvam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 E.G. Sugavanam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 E.G. Sugavanam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 K. Ashok Kumar All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Krishnagiri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK E. G. Sugavanam 403,297 54.51 +4.68
AIADMK Nanje Gowdu. K 284,075 38.40 -6.87
BSP Sanaulla Shariff. H 14,055 1.90 n/a
Independent Syed Nikhar. A 11,830 1.60 n/a
Independent Ameerjan. S 8,679 1.17 n/a
Majority 119,222 16.11 +11.55
Turnout 739,864 59.07 -0.91
DMK hold Swing +4.68

References[edit]

See also[edit]