Pollachi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Pollachi (Lok Sabha constituency)
Pollachi lok sabha constituency.png
Pollachi constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1952-present
Current MP C. Mahendran
Party AIADMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,017,811[1]
Most Successful Party AIADMK (7 times)
Assembly Constituencies 119. Thondamuthur
122. Kinathukadavu
123. Pollachi
124. Valparai (SC)
125. Udumalaipettai
126. Madathukulam

Pollachi is a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before 2009[edit]

  1. Kinathukkadavu
  2. Pollachi
  3. Valparai (SC)
  4. Udumalpet
  5. Pongalur
  6. Dharapuram (moved to Erode constituency after 2009)

2009-present[edit]

  1. Thondamuthur
  2. Kinathukadavu
  3. Pollachi
  4. Valparai (SC)
  5. Udumalpet
  6. Madathukulam

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1951 Damodaram Indian National Congress
1957 P.R. Ramakrishnan Indian National Congress
1962 Chidambaram Subramaniam Indian National Congress
1967 Narayanan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 Narayanan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 (by-election) M. Kalingarayar Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 K.A. Raju All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 C.T. Dhandapani Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 R. Anna Nambi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 B. Raja Ravi Varma All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 B. Raja Ravi Varma All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 V. Kandasamy Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
1998 M. Thiyagarajan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 C. Krishnan Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 C. Krishnan Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 K. Sugumar All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 C. Mahendran All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Pollachi
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
MDMK Dr. C. Krishnan 364,988 56.76 +8.98
AIADMK Murugan. G 244,067 37.95 -8.28
Independent Rajkumar. R 13,039 2.03 +0.90
Independent Ganesan. K M 6,503 1.01 -0.11
Majority 120,921 18.80 +17.25
Turnout 643,073 61.88 +4.79
MDMK hold Swing +8.98

2014 General Election Candidates[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Pollachi[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK C. Mahendran 417092
DMK Pongalur N. Palanisamy 251829
Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi E. R. Eswaran 276118
INC K. Selvaraj 30014
None of the Above(5) 12947

References[edit]

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


See also[edit]

External Links[edit]

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/pollachi-in-a-churn/article5868418.ece