Dharmapuri (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dharmapuri
Lok Sabha Constituency
Dharmapuri lok sabha constituency.png
Dharmapuri constituency, post-2008 delimitation
IncumbentDr Senthil Kumar
Parliamentary PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
Constituency Details
Established1977-present
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,069,601[1]
Assembly Constituencies57. Palacode
58. Pennagaram
59. Dharmapuri
60. Pappireddippatti
61. Harur (SC)
85. Mettur

Dharmapuri is a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu, India.

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
2019 Dr. S. Senthil Kumar[2] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Dharmapuri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK S. Senthil Kumar 5,74,988 47.01
PMK Anbumani Ramadoss 5,04,232 41.22
AMMK P. Palaniappan 53,655 4.39 New
NTK Rukmini Devi 19,674 1.61 New
MNM D. Rajasekar 15,614 1.28 New
Majority 70,753 5.79
Turnout 12,24,465 82.41
DMK gain from PMK Swing

General Election, 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Dharmapuri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PMK Anbumani Ramadoss 4,68,194 42.51
AIADMK P. S. Mohan 3,91,048 35.51 +35.51
DMK R. Thamarai Selvan 1,80,297 16.37
INC Rama Suganthan 15,455 1.40
NOTA None of the above 12,693 1.15
Majority 77,146 7.00
Turnout 11,02,703 81.18
PMK gain from DMK Swing +9.27

General Election, 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Dharmapuri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK R. Thamaraiselvan 3,65,812 47.01
PMK Dr. R. Senthil 2,29,870 29.54
DMDK V. Elangovan 1,03,494 13.30
KNMK G. Asokan 15,333 1.97
IND A. Raja 10,561 1.36
Majority 1,35,942 17.47
Turnout 7,78,102 72.75
DMK gain from PMK Swing

General Election, 2004[edit]

2004 Indian general elections: Dharmapuri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PMK R. Senthil 3,97,542 55.93 +9.27
BJP P. D. Elangovan 1,81,450 25.53 n/a
JD(U) Munusamy (Alais) Thamilselvan 62,960 8.86 n/a
TDK M. Balasubramaniam 23,553 3.31 +1.64
IND Jaganathan. V. P 10,968 1.54 n/a
IND Mahendran. D 10,370 1.46 +1.37
Majority 2,16,090 30.40 +26.90
Turnout 7,10,736 54.86 -4.55
PMK hold Swing +9.27

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived 2 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "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.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 12°07′34″N 78°09′14″E / 12.1260°N 78.154°E / 12.1260; 78.154