Coimbatore (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence2009-present
Current MPP. R. Natarajan
PartyDMK+
Elected Year2019 Indian general election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,720,219 [1]
Assembly ConstituenciesCoimbatore North, Coimbatore South, Kaundampalayam, Singanallur, Sulur, Palladam

Coimbatore is a Lok Sabha constituency in western Tamil Nadu, India. It is the largest city of the Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu and the district headquarters of the Coimbatore district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Coimbatore Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:

Before delimitation in 2009, it consisted of the following constituencies: Singanallur, Coimbatore West, Coimbatore East, Perur, Palladam and Tiruppur.[2]

Members of the Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Winner Party Result Victory Margin 1st Runner Opp.Party Notes
1 1952 T. A. Ramalingam Chettiar INC Won n/a Returned Uncontested n/a
1 1952-57 N. M. Lingam INC Won 41,327 Parvathi Krishnan CPI Bye-election following the demise of T. A. Ramalingam Chettiar
2 1957-62 Parvathi Krishnan CPI Won 15012 P. S. Rangaswamy INC
3 1962-67 P. R. Ramakrishnan INC Won 42,561 Parvathi Krishnan CPI Closely contested 3 party election with G.K.Sundaram of Swatantra Party coming as second runner
4 1967-71 K. Ramani CPI(M) Won 65,921 N. Mahalingam INC
5 1971-73 K. Baladhandayutham CPI Won 77,053 Ramaswamy NCO Closely contested 3 party election with K. Ramani of CPI(M) coming as second runner
5 1974-77 Parvathi Krishnan CPI Won n/a n/a n/a Bye-election
6 1977-78 Parvathi Krishnan CPI Won 21,178 S. V. Lakshmanan NCO
7 1980-84 Era Mohan DMK Won 56,109 Parvathi Krishnan CPI
8 1984-89 C. K. Kuppuswamy INC Won 1.02.519 R. Umanath CPI(M)
9 1989-91 C. K. Kuppuswamy INC Won 1.40.068 R. Umanath CPI(M)
10 1991-96 C. K. Kuppuswamy INC Won 1.86.064 K. Ramani CPI(M) .
11 1996-98 M. Ramanathan DMK Won 2,62,787 C. K. Kuppuswamy INC
12 1998-99 C. P. Radhakrishnan BJP Won 1,44,676 K. R. Subbaiyan DMK
13 1999-04 C. P. Radhakrishnan BJP Won 54,077 R. Nallakannu CPI
14 2004-09 K. Subbarayan CPI Won 1,63,151 C. P. Radhakrishnan BJP
15 2009-14 P. R. Natarajan CPI(M) Won 38,664 R. Prabhu INC
16 2014-19 P. Nagarajan AIADMK Won 42,016 C. P. Radhakrishnan BJP .
17 2019-24 P. R. Natarajan[3] CPI(M) Won 1,79,143 C. P. Radhakrishnan BJP .

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Coimbatore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) P. R. Natarajan 5,71,150 45.66 +42.75
BJP C. P. Radhakrishnan 3,92,007 31.34 -1.78
MNM R. Mahendran 1,45,104 11.60 New
NTK S. Kalyanasundaram 60,519 4.84 New
AMMK N.R. Appadurai 38,061 3.04
NOTA None of the Above 23,190 1.85 +0.37
BSP P. Govindan 4,314 0.34
Independent V. Krishnan 2,916 0.23
Independent G. Kanagasabapathy 2727 0.22
Independent U. Radhakrishnan 2630 0.21
Tamil Nadu Ilangyar Katchi P. Manikandan 2307 0.18
Independent P. Radhakrishnan 2307 0.18
Independent M. Dhanapal 1538 0.12
Independent V. Pushpanantham 1422 0.11
Independent A. Natarajan 1370 0.11
Majority 1,79,143 14.32 +10.75
Turnout 12,50,929 63.86 -4.17
Registered electors 19,58,577
CPI (M) gain from AIADMK Swing

General Election, 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Coimbatore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK P. Nagarajan 4,31,717 36.69
BJP C. P. Radhakrishnan 3,89,701 33.12
DMK K. Ganesh Kumar 2,17,083 18.45
INC R. Prabhu 56,962 4.84
CPI (M) P. R. Natarajan 34,197 2.91
AAP Pon Chandran 6,680
Independent Kanagasabapathy, G 2,329
Independent Kittusamy, P 2,122
BSP Tamilnadu Selvam, Era 1,959
Independent Subash, K.R 1,756
Independent Nagaraj, S 1,699
Independent Radhakrishnan, R 1,672
CPI (M-L) Liberation Chandran, D 1,360
Independent Alphonesraj, M 1,306
Independent Rajagopal, M 1,232
Independent Ranjithkumar, M 1,100
CPI(ML) Red Star Kalapirar Kuppusamy, C 1,051
Independent Jerlld Amalajothi, I 858
Independent Anbuselvan 799
Independent Abdul Salam, A 766
Independent Tamilselvan, K 640
Independent Mohanraj, K 607
Ulzaipali Makkal Katchy Jagadeeswaran, S 596
Makkal Manadu Doraisamy, A 550
Independent Sridharan, S 450
NOTA None of the Above 17,428 1.48
Majority 42,016 3.57
Turnout 11,76,620 68.40
AIADMK gain from CPI (M) Swing

General Election, 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Coimbatore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) P. R. Natarajan 2,93,165 35.58
INC R. Prabhu 2,54,501 30.88
KNMK E. R. Eswaran 1,28,070 15.54
DMDK R. Pandian 73,188 8.88
BJP Dr. G. K. S. Selvakumar 37,909 4.60
Majority 38,664 4.70
Turnout 8,24,047 70.81
CPI (M) hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Constituency(PC) wise summary table Archived 11 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
  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.

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