Palani (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Palani is a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu

Assembly segments[edit]

Palani Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Vellakoil
  2. Kangayam
  3. Palani (SC)
  4. Oddanchatram
  5. Natham
  6. Vedasandur

Members of the Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Sixth 1977-80 C. Subramaniam Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 A. Senapathi Gounder Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 A. Senapathi Gounder Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 A. Senapathi Gounder Indian National Congress
Ninth 1991-92 A. Senapathi Gounder Indian National Congress
Tenth 1992-96 Palaniyappa Gounder Kumarasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eleventh 1996-98 S.K.Kharventhan Tamil Maanila Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 A. Ganeshamurthi Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Thirteenth 1999-04 Palaniyappa Gounder Kumarasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth 2004- 2009 S.K. Kharventhan Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Palani
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC S. K. Kharventhan 448,900 64.50 n/a
AIADMK Kishore Kumar. K 217,407 31.24 -12.38
Independent Jeyaprakash. P 11,337 1.63 n/a
Majority 231,493 33.26 +29.05
Turnout 696,007 63.92 +5.03
INC gain from AIADMK Swing +64.50

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies". Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-11.