Madurai (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Madurai (Lok Sabha constituency)
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Madurai constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1952-present
Current MP R.GOPALAKRISHNAN
Party A.A.D.M.K
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,022,421 [1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (8 times)
Assembly Constituencies 188. Melur
189. Madurai East
191. Madurai North
192. Madurai South
193. Madurai Central
194. Madurai West

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

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Madurai North
  2. Madurai West
  3. Madurai Central
  4. Madurai East
  5. Madurai South
  6. Melur

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1952 S. Balasubramaniam Kodimangalam INC P. M. Kakkan INC
1957 K. T. K. Thangamani CPI T. K. Rama INC
1962 N.M.R. Subbaraman INC K. T. K. Thangamani CPI
1967 P. Ramamurthi CPM S. C. Thevar INC
1971 R. V. Swaminathan INC S. Chinnakaruppa Thevar NCO
1977 R. V. Swaminathan INC P. Ramamurthi CPM
1980 A. G. Subburaman INC(I) A. Balasubramanyam CPM
1984 A. G. Subburaman INC N. Sankaraiah CPM
1989 A. G. S. Ram Babu INC V. Velusamy DMK
1991 A. G. S. Ram Babu INC P. Mohan CPM
1996 A. G. S. Ram Babu TMC(M) Subramanian Swamy JP
1998 Subramanian Swamy JP A. G. S. Ram Babu TMC(M)
1999 P. Mohan CPM Pon. Muthuramalingam DMK
2004 P. Mohan CPM A. K. Bose ADMK
2009 M. K. Azhagiri DMK P. Mohan CPM
2014 Gopalkrishnan R AIADMK V. Velusamy DMK

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Madurai
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI(M) P. Mohan 415,433 56.01 +12.22
AIADMK A. K. Bose 281,593 38.06 n/a
JD(U) Sakthivel, P. 12,093 1.63 n/a
Janata Party Subramanian Swamy 12,009 1.62 -1.11
Majority 132,840 17.95 +12.99
Turnout 739,937 55.05 +2.64
CPI(M) hold Swing +12.22

References[edit]

Election Commission of India -http://www.eci.gov.in/StatisticalReports/ElectionStatistics.asp

See also[edit]