Dindigul (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dindigul lok sabha constituency.png
Dindigul constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1952-present
Current MPP. Velusami
PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors16,37,511
8,13,707(Male)
8,23,696 (Female)
108 (Others)[1]
Assembly Constituencies127. Palani
128. Oddanchatram
129. Athoor
130. Nilakkottai (SC)
131. Natham
132. Dindigul

Dindigul is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before 2009[edit]

  1. Tirumanagalam (moved to Virudhunagar constituency after 2009)
  2. Usilampatti (moved to Theni constituency after 2009)
  3. Nilakottai (SC)
  4. Sholavandan (moved to Theni constituency after 2009)
  5. Dindigul
  6. Athoor

2009-present[edit]

  1. Palani
  2. Oddachatram
  3. Athoor
  4. Nilakottai (SC)
  5. Natham
  6. Dindigul

Members of the Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-1957 Ammu Swaminathan Indian National Congress
Second 1957-1962 M. Gulam Mohideen Indian National Congress
Third 1962-1967 T. S. Soundram Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-1971 N. Anbuchezhian Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fifth 1971-1977 M. Rajangam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixth 1977-1980 K. Maya Thevar Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1980-1984 K. Maya Thevar Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
eighth 1984-1989 K. R. Natarajan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Ninth 1989-1991 Dindigul C. Sreenivasan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Tenth 1991-1996 Dindigul C. Sreenivasan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eleventh 1996-1998 N. S. V. Chitthan Tamil Maanila Congress
Twelfth 1998-1999 Dindigul C. Sreenivasan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Thirteenth 1999-2004 Dindigul C. Sreenivasan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth 2004-2009 N. S. V. Chitthan Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 N. S. V. Chitthan Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-2019 M. Udhayakumar Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixteenth 2019-2024 P. Veluchamy[2] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Dindigul
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK P. Veluchamy 7,46,523 64.40
PMK K Jothimuthu 2,07,551 17.90 +17.90
AMMK Jothi Murugan 62,875 5.42 New
MNM S.Sudhakar 38,784 3.34 New
NTK Mansoor Ali Khan (actor) 54,957 4.74
NOTA None of the Above 14,177 1.22
Majority 5,38,972 46.46 +34.66
Turnout 11,60,046 75.29 -2.09
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Dindigul
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK M. Udhayakumar 5,10,462 47.12
DMK Gandhirajan 3,82,617 35.32
DMDK Krishna moorthy 93,794 8.66
INC N. S. V. Chitthan 35,632 3.29 n/a
Majority 1,27,845 11.80
Turnout 10,83,689 77.38
AIADMK gain from INC Swing

2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Dindigul
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC N. S. V. Chitthan 3,61,545 44.06
AIADMK P. Baalasubramani 3,07,198 37.44
DMDK P. Muthuvelraj 1,00,788 12.28
Majority 54,347 6.62
Turnout 8,20,558 75.58
INC hold Swing

2004[edit]

2004 Indian general elections: Dindigul
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC N. S. V. Chitthan 4,07,116 58.92 n/a
AIADMK Jeyaraman. M 2,51,945 36.46 -6.48
Independent Ravindran. J 10,359 1.50 +1.47
Majority 1,55,171 22.46 +19.49
Turnout 6,90,973 60.75 +3.29
INC gain from AIADMK Swing +58.92

By Election results[edit]

By Election, 1973: Dindigul
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK K.Maya Thevar 260,824 52.0
NCO V.C.Sitthan 119,032
DMK Pon Muthuramalingam 93,496
INC Seemaisamy 11,423
Majority 141,792
Turnout 643,704
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived August 11, 2014, 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: 10°21′N 77°57′E / 10.35°N 77.95°E / 10.35; 77.95