Kallakurichi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kallakurichi
Kallakurichi lok sabha constituency.png
Kallakurichi constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence2009-present
Current MPGautham Sigamani.C
PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,106,352[1]
Assembly Constituencies78. Rishivandiyam
79. Sankarapuram
80. Kallakurichi (SC)
81. Gangavalli (SC)
82. Attur (SC)
83. Yercaud (ST)

Kallakurichi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu state in southern India. This constituency came into existence following the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies in 2008.

Assembly segments[edit]

Kallakurichi Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Legislative Assembly segments:[2]

  1. Rishivandiyam
  2. Sankarapuram
  3. Kallakurichi
  4. Gangavalli
  5. Attur
  6. Yercaud

Three of its Legislative Assembly segments: Rishivandiyam, Sankarapuram and Kallakurichi are in Villupuram district. The other three Legislative Assembly segments: Gangavalli, Attur and Yercaud are in Salem district.[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Member Political Party
4th 1967-71 M.Deiveekan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
5th 1971-75 M.Deiveekan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
15th 2009-14 Adhi Sankar Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
16th 2014-19 K. Kamaraj Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
17th 2019-incumbent Pon. Gautham Sigamani[3] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election Results[edit]

General Election, 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: KallakurichI
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK Gautham Sigamani 721713 59.92 +31.94
DMDK L.K. Sudhish 321794 26.79 +11.97
AMMK Komuki Maniyan 50179 4.17
NTK Sharphutheen 30246 2.51
MNM H.Ganesh 14587 1.21
Independent B.Sumathi 10045 0.83
Independent V.Chandrasekaran 8066 0.67
BSP S.Sakthivel 4838 0.40 -0.14
Vivasayigal Makkal Munnetra Katchi M.Chandramohan 1108 0.09
NOTA None of the Above 11576 0.96
Majority 399919 33.13 +12.95
Turnout 1204935 78.81
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing +12.95

General Election, 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: KallakurichI
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK K.Kamaraj 533383 48.16 +18.33
DMK R.Manimaran 309876 27.98 -14.22
DMDK V.P.Eswaran 164183 14.82 -0.62
INC R.Devadass 39677 3.58
BSP S.Sakthivel 5929 0.54 -0.17
AAP K.Mohemmed Yasin 2910 0.26
JMM A.K.Perumal 3511 0.32 +0.16
NOTA None of the Above 10901 0.98
Majority 223507 20.18
Turnout 1107506 78.41 +1.17
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

General Election, 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: KallakurichI
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK Adhi Shankar 363601 42.53
PMK K.Dhanaraju 254993 29.83
DMDK L.K.Sudhish 132223 15.47
Kongunadu Makkal Katchi S.Ramesh 17818 2.08
Independent A.Arun Kennadi 13216 1.55
BSP K.Senthilkumar 6030 0.71
JMM Kesavan Anna 1400 0.16
Majority 108608 12.70
Turnout 854955 77.23
DMK gain from TBA Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived 2014-08-11 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Ramakrishnan, T. (1 May 2009). "Beset with agrarian issues and poor development". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
  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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