Salem (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Salem (Lok Sabha constituency)
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Salem constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1952-present
Current MP V. Pannerselvam
Party AIADMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,171,839[1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (7 times)
Assembly Constituencies 84. Omalur
86. Edappadi
88. Salem (West)
89. Salem (North)
90. Salem (South)
91. Veerapandi

Salem, Tamil Nadu is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Omalur
  2. Salem North
  3. Salem South
  4. Salem West
  5. Veerapandi
  6. Edappadi

Members of the Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 S. V. Ramaswamy Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 S. V. Ramaswamy Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 S. V. Ramaswamy Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 K. Rajaram Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fifth 1971-77 E. R. Krishnan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixth 1977-80 P. Kannan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1980-84 C. Palaniappan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eighth 1984-89 Rangarajan Kumaramangalam Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Rangarajan Kumaramangalam Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Rangarajan Kumaramangalam Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 R. Devadass Tamil Maanila Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Vazhappady Koothappadayachi Ramamurthy Independent
Thirteenth 1999-04 T. M. Selvaganapathi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth 2004-09 K. V. Thangkabalu Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-14 S. Semmalai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixteenth 2014- V. Pannerselvam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC K. V. Thangkabalu 444,591 59.93 n/a
AIADMK Rajasekaran. A 268,964 36.26 -12.63
Independent Shah Jahan. M A 8,466 1.14 n/a
Majority 175,627 23.67 +20.26
Turnout 741,847 59.29 +0.13
INC gain from AIADMK Swing +59.93

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