Kancheepuram (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kancheepuram
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Kancheepuram constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1951
2009-present
Reservation Scheduled Caste
Current MP P. Viswanathan
Party Indian National Congress
Elected Year 2009 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,060,188[1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (once)
Assembly Constituencies 32. Chengalpattu
33. Thiruporur
34. Cheyyur (SC)
35. Madurantakam
36. Uthiramerur
37. Kancheepuram

Kancheepuram is a newly formed Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency after the 2008 delimitation.[2]

The constituency originally existed for the 1951 election.

This constituency is reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates only.

Assembly segments[edit]

The constituency in 2008 was formed after merging the assembly segments of Chengalpattu, Thiruporur, Madurantakam (SC), Uthiramerur and Kancheepuram, which were earlier part of the now defunct Chengalpattu Lok Sabha constituency, and Alandur, which was earlier part of Chennai South Lok Sabha constituency.

Elections[edit]

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1951 A. Krishnaswamy CWL T. Chengalvarayan INC
2009 P. Viswanathan INC E. Ramakrishnan AIADMK
2014 K. Maragatham AIADMK G. Selvam DMK

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