Thanjavur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Thanjavur (Lok Sabha constituency)
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Thanjavur constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1952-present
Current MP K.Parasuraman
Party A.I.A.D.M.K
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,054,118 [1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress & DMK (7 times)
Assembly Constituencies 167. Mannargudi
173. Thiruvaiyaru
174. Thanjavur
175. Orathanadu
176. Pattukkottai
177. Peravurani

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

Assembly segments[edit]

Thanjavur Lok Sabha constituency was previously composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  1. Orathanad
  2. Thiruvonam
  3. Thanjavur
  4. Tiruvaiyaru
  5. Papanasam
  6. Valangiman (SC)

In 2007 the Election Commission of India revised and redrew this Thanjavur Lok Sabha constituency to include the following new state assembly constituencies -

  1. Thanjavur,
  2. Thiruvaiyaru,
  3. Orathanad,
  4. Mannargudi,
  5. Pattukottai&
  6. Peravurni

The 2009 elections were conducted based on the above demarcation.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1952 R. Venkataraman Indian National Congress
1957 A.Vairavan Servai Indian National Congress
1962 V.Vairava Thevar Indian National Congress
1967 D.S. Karthikeyan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 S.D. Somasundaram Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 S.D. Somasundaram All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 S. Singravadivel Indian National Congress
1984 S. Singravadivel Indian National Congress
1989 S. Singravadivel Indian National Congress
1991 K. Thulasiah Vandayar Indian National Congress
1996 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1998 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 [K. Parasuraman]] [A.I.A.D.M.K]]
General Election, 2004: Thanjavur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK S. S. Palanimanickam 400,986 56.56 +11.97
AIADMK Thangamuthu. K 281,838 39.75 +0.15
Independent Shahul Hameed. A. R. 10,606 1.50 n/a
Majority 119,148 16.81 +11.82
Turnout 708,971 68.78 +5.72
DMK hold Swing +11.97

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