Tindivanam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Tindivanam (Lok Sabha constituency)
1971 delimitation tindivanam lok sabha constituency.png
Tindivanam constituency, 1971 delimitation.
Existence 1952-2004
State Tamil Nadu
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (7 times)

Tindivanam was a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu. After delimitation in 2009, it is defunct.

Assembly segments[edit]

Tindivanam Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Tindivanam (moved to Viluppuram constituency after 2009)
  2. Vanur (SC) (moved to Viluppuram constituency after 2009)
  3. Kandamangalam (SC)
  4. Villupuram (moved to Viluppuram constituency after 2009)
  5. Mugaiyur
  6. Thirunavalur

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1952 A. Jayaraman TNT
1951 V. Muniswami TNT
1957 Shanmugham Independent
1962 R. Venkatasubha Reddiar Indian National Congress
1967 T. D. R. Naidu Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 M. R. Lakshmi Narayanan Indian National Congress
1977 M. R. Lakshmi Narayanan Indian National Congress
1980 S. S. Ramasami Padayachi Indian National Congress (I)
1984 S. S. Ramasami Padayachi Indian National Congress
1989 R. Eramadass Indian National Congress
1991 K. Rama Murthee Indian National Congress
1996 G. Venkatraman Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1998 N. Ramachandran Gingee Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 N. Ramachandran Gingee Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 K. Dhanaraju Pattali Makkal Katchi

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Tindivanam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PMK K. Dhanaraju 367,849 50.40 n/a
AIADMK Arunmozhithevan. A 276,685 37.91 n/a
JD(U) Gopalakrishnan. P 29,915 4.10 n/a
Independent Mohamed Ali Jinna. M 10,987 1.51 +1.43
Independent Perumal. S 8,083 1.11 n/a
Majority 91,164 12.49 +11.15
Turnout 729,863 62.98 +1.33
PMK gain from MDMK Swing +50.40

Note: The incumbent party MDMK did not contest this seat in 2004. Instead it was contested by its United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition partner Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), who won the seat. Thus, the UPA held the seat. PMK had not contested this seat in the previous 1999 elections.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies". Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-09. 

See also[edit]