Dharmapuri (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dharmapuri
Dharmapuri lok sabha constituency.png
Dharmapuri constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1977-present
Current MP Anbumani Ramadoss
Party PMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,069,601[1]
Most Successful Party PMK (4 times)
Assembly Constituencies 57. Palacode
58. Pennagaram
59. Dharmapuri
60. Pappireddippatti
61. Harur (SC)
85. Mettur

Dharmapuri is a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before 2009[edit]

  1. Harur (SC)
  2. Morappur
  3. Dharmapuri
  4. Pennagaram
  5. Mettur
  6. Taramangalam

2009-present[edit]

  1. Palacodu
  2. Pennagaram
  3. Dharmapuri
  4. Pappireddippatti
  5. Harur (SC)
  6. Mettur

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1977 Vazhappady K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
1980 K. Arjunan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 M. Thambi Durai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 M. G. Sekhar All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 K. V. Thanga Balu Indian National Congress
1996 P. Theertharaman Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
1998 K. Pary Mohan Pattali Makkal Katchi
1999 P.D. Elangovan Pattali Makkal Katchi
2004 R. Senthil Pattali Makkal Katchi
2009 R. Thamaraiselvan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 Anbumani Ramadoss Pattali Makkal Katchi

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Dharmapuri
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PMK R. Senthil 397,542 55.93 +9.27
BJP P D Elangovan 181,450 25.53 n/a
JD(U) Munusamy (Alais) Thamilselvan. M 62,960 8.86 n/a
TDK Balasubramaniam. M 23,553 3.31 +1.64
Independent Jaganathan. V. P 10,968 1.54 n/a
Independent Mahendran. D 10,370 1.46% +1.37
Majority 216,090 30.40% +26.90
Turnout 710,736 54.86 -4.55
PMK hold Swing +9.27

References[edit]

See also[edit]