Karur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Coordinates: 10°57′N 78°05′E / 10.95°N 78.08°E / 10.95; 78.08

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Karur constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1957-present
Current MPS. Jothimani
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,012,924[1]
Assembly Constituencies133. Vedasandur
134. Aravakurichi
135. Karur
136. Krishnarayapuram (SC)
138. Manapparai
179. Viralimalai

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

Assembly segments[edit]

Karur Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  1. Aravakurichi
  2. Karur
  3. Krishnarayapuram (SC)
  4. Manapparai
  5. Vedasanthur
  6. Viralimalai

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1957 K. Periasami Gounder Indian National Congress
1962 R. Ramanathan Chettiar Indian National Congress
1967 C. Muthuswamy Gounder Swatantra Party
1971 K. Gopal Indian National Congress
1977 K. Gopal Indian National Congress
1980 A.R. Murugaiah Indian National Congress
1984 A.R. Murugaiah Indian National Congress
1989 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 N. Murugesan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 K. Natrayan Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
1998 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 M. Chinnasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 K.C. Palanisamy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 M. Thambidurai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2019 S. Jothimani[3] Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Karur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Jothimani 695,697 63.06
AIADMK M. Thambidurai 275,151 24.94
NTK Karuppaiyah 38,543 3.49
AMMK N. Thangavel 31,139 2.82
MNM Hariharan 15,967 1.45
Tamilnadu Ilangyar Katchi Noyyal M. Ramasamy 1,264 0.11
NOTA None of the Above 9,603 0.87
Majority 420,546 38.12
Turnout 11,03,165 79.55
INC gain from AIADMK Swing

2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Karur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK M. Thambidurai 5,40,772 51.67
DMK M. Chinnasamy 3,45,475 33.01
DMDK N.S. Krishnan 76,560 7.32
Majority 1,95,247 18.66
Turnout 10,47,054 80.65
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Karur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK K. C. Palanisamy 450,407 60.43 +15.42
AIADMK Palanichamy, Raja. N 259,531 34.82 -10.57
Independent Jawahar. N 14,552 1.95 n/a
Majority 190,876 25.61 +25.22
Turnout 745,342 69.70 +6.76
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing +15.42

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived 2014-08-11 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 31, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
  3. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 27. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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