Coimbatore (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Coimbatore
Coimbatore lok sabha constituency.png
Coimbatore constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 2009-present
Current MP A.P. Nagarajan
Party ADMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,163,781[1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (6 times)
Assembly Constituencies Coimbatore North, Coimbatore South, Kaundampalayam, Singanallur, Sulur, Palladam.

Coimbatore is a Lok Sabha constituency in western Tamil Nadu.

Assembly segments[edit]

Coimbatore Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments: Coimbatore North, Coimbatore South, Kaundampalayam, Singanallur, Sulur, Palladam. 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 Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952 T. A. Ramalingam Chettiar Indian National Congress
First 1952-57 N. M. Lingam Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 Parvathi Krishnan Communist Party of India
Third 1962-67 P. R. Ramakrishnan Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 K. Ramani Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Fifth 1971-73 K. Baladhandayutham Communist Party of India
Fifth 1974-77 Parvathi Krishnan Communist Party of India
Sixth 1977-80 Parvathi Krishnan Communist Party of India
Seventh 1980-84 Era Mohan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eighth 1984-89 C. K. Kuppuswamy Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 C. K. Kuppuswamy Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 C. K. Kuppuswamy Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 M. Ramanathan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Twelfth 1998-99 C. P. Radhakrishnan Bharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999-04 C. P. Radhakrishnan Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-2009 K. Subbarayan Communist Party of India
Fifteenth 2009-2014 P. R. Natarajan Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent A.P. Nagarajan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Coimbatore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI K. Subbarayan 504,981 57.43 +14.41
BJP C. P. Radhakrishnan 340,476 38.72 -10.48
Independent Vellingiri. S 11,562 1.31 n/a
Turnout 879,335 55.51 -0.12
CPI gain from BJP Swing +14.41
Indian general elections, 2014: Coimbatore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK A.P. Nagarajan 431,717
BJP C. P. Radhakrishnan 389,701
DMK K.Ganesh Kumar 217,083
AAP Pon Chandran 6,680 N/A

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result 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.