Kancheepuram (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Coordinates: 12°49′N 79°43′E / 12.82°N 79.71°E / 12.82; 79.71

Kancheepuram
Lok Sabha Constituency
Kancheepuram lok sabha constituency.png
Kancheepuram constituency, post-2008 delimitation
IncumbentG. Selvam
Parliamentary PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
Constituency Details
Established1951
2009-present
ReservationScheduled Caste
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,060,188[1]
Assembly Constituencies32. 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.

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.

Member of Parliament[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
2019 G. Selvam[3] DMK K. Maragatham AIADMK

Election Results[edit]

2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Kancheepuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK G. Selvam 6,84,004 55.27 N/A
AIADMK K. Maragatham 3,97,372 32.11 N/A
NTK D. Sivaranjini 62,771 5.07 +5.07
AMMK A. Munusamy 55,213 4.46 +4.46
NOTA None of the Above 21,661 1.75 N/A
Majority 2,86,632 23.16
Turnout 12,38,158 75.31
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Kancheepuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK K. Maragatham 4,99,395 44.26
DMK G. Selvam 3,52,529 31.24
MDMK C. E. Sathya 2,07,080 18.35
INC P. Viswanathan 33,313 2.95
NOTA None of the above 17,736 1.57
Majority 1,46,866 13.02
Turnout 11,29,849 76.33
AIADMK gain from INC Swing

2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Kancheepuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC P. Viswanathan 3,30,237 41.96
AIADMK Dr. E. Ramakrishnan 3,17,134 40.29
DMDK T. Tamilvendan 1,03,560 13.16
BSP K. Uthrapathi 5,663 0.72
Majority 13,103 1.67
Turnout 7,86,910 74.22
INC win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived 2014-08-11 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Kancheepuram weavers disillusioned
  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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