Arni (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Arani constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence2009-present
Current MPDr. M. K. Vishnu Prasad
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1412568 [[1]]
Assembly Constituencies66. Polur
67. Arani
68. Cheyyar
69. Vandavasi (SC)
70. Gingee
71. Mailam

Arani is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu. It was created during the 2008 assembly delimitation from the former Vandavasi constituency.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Arni constituency is composed of the following assembly segments.

  1. Polur
  2. Arni
  3. Cheyyar
  4. Vandavasi
  5. Gingee
  6. Mailam

[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
2009 M. Krishnasamy Indian National Congress
2014 V. Elumalai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2019 Dr. M. K. Vishnu Prasad[3] Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Arani
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Dr. M. K. Vishnu Prasad 6,17,760 54.00
AIADMK V. Elumalai 3,86,954 33.83
AMMK Senthamizhan 46,383 4.05
NTK Tamizarasi 32,409 2.83
MNM V. Shaji 14,776 1.29
Tamilnadu Ilangyar Katchi Sakthivel 5,317 0.46
NOTA None of the Above 16,921 1.48
Majority 2,30,806 20.17
Turnout 11,44,917 79.01
INC gain from AIADMK Swing

2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Arani
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK V. Elumalai 5,02,721 45.87
DMK R. Sivanandam 2,58,877 23.62
PMK A. K. Moorthy 2,53,332 23.11
INC Dr. M. K. Vishnu Prasad 27,717 2.53
Majority 2,43,844 22.25
Turnout 10,96,549 80.06
AIADMK gain from INC Swing

2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Arani
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Krishnaswamy 3,96,728 47.16
AIADMK N. Subramaniyan 2,89,898 34.46
DMDK Mohanam 1,05,729 12.57
Majority 1,06,830 12.70
Turnout 8,41,204 76.62
INC win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delimitation wipes 13 seats off map
  2. ^ "Assembly seats increase to 13 in Vellore district". The Hindu. 3 February 2009.
  3. ^ "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.

Coordinates: 12°40′N 79°17′E / 12.67°N 79.28°E / 12.67; 79.28

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