Arakkonam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Arakkonam lok sabha constituency.png
Arakkonam constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1977-present
Current MPDr.S.Jagathrakshakan
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,098,607[1]
Assembly Constituencies3. Tiruttani
38. Arakkonam (SC)
39. Sholinghur
40. Katpadi
41. Ranipet
42. Arcot

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

Demographics (1999)[2]
Category Data
Created 1977
Vanniyars 26%
Dalits 24%
Mudaliar 15%
Muslims 15%
Total Electorate 1,156,929

Assembly segments[edit]

Arakkonam constituency as laid out by 1971 Delimitation. The boundaries for this constituency lasted until 2004 election, which was then replaced by 2008 Delimitation.

Arakkonam Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[3]

  1. Tiruttani
  2. Arkonam (SC)
  3. Sholinghur
  4. Ranipet
  5. Arcot
  6. Katpadi

Members of the Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Arakkonam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK S. Jagathrakshakan 672190 57.06
PMK A.K. Moorthy 343234 29.14
AMMK N. G. Parthiban 66826 5.67
NTK Y.R.Pavendhan 29347 2.49
MNM N. Rajendran 23771 2.02
NOTA None of the Above 12179 1.03 N/A
Majority
Turnout 11,79,712 78.65
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Arakkonam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PMK R. Velu 386,911 49.88 n/a
AIADMK Shanmugam N. 284,715 36.70 n/a
JD(U) Sethumadhavan S. 34,876 4.50 n/a
Janata Party Kulandaivelu M. 22,284 2.87 n/a
Independent Venkatesan V. 9,646 1.24 n/a
Majority 102,196 13.17 +0.30
Turnout 775,745 66.86 +0.54
PMK gain from DMK Swing +49.88

Note: The incumbent party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result
  2. ^ "Multifarious issues for the electorate". The Hindu. Apr 30, 2004. Retrieved 2009-07-20.
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
  4. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 26. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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