Theni (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Theni (Lok Sabha constituency)
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Theni constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 2014–present
Current MP R.Parthipan
Party AIADMK
Elected Year Indian general election in Tamil Nadu, 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,074,931[1]
Most Successful Party AIADMK
Assembly Constituencies 190. Sholavandan (SC)
197. Usilampatti
198. Andipatti
199. Periyakulam (SC)
200. Bodinayakkanur
201. Cumbum

Theni (Tamil: தேனி மக்களவைத் தொகுதி) is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu state in southern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008, replacing the Periyakulam constituency following the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies. It comprises the Bodi, Cumbum, Periyakulam and Andipatti assembly segments from the Theni district and the Usilampatti and Sholavandan assembly segments from the Madurai district.

Assembly segments[edit]

  1. Bodinayakkanur
  2. Cumbum
  3. Periyakulam
  4. Andipatti

from Theni District and

  1. Usilampatti
  2. Sholavandan

from Madurai district.[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Member Political Party
16th 2014-Incumbent R.Parthipan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
15th 2009–2014 J. M. Haaron Rashid Indian National Congress

References[edit]