Local body elections in Tamil Nadu
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Elections to Local Bodies in Tamil Nadu are conducted once in five years to elect the representatives to the Urban and Rural local bodies. These elections are conducted by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission
Local Bodies in Tamil Nadu
Urban local bodies include 12 Municipal corporations, 148 Municipalities and 561 Town panchayats. Rural local bodies include 12,620 Village Panchayats, 385 Panchayat Unions, and 32 District Panchayats.
The first election to the local bodies in Tamil Nadu were held in October 1996. Subsequent elections were conducted in October 2001 and October 2006. Recent elections to Local bodies were held in two phases in the month of October 2011 - 17 October 2011 and 19 October 2011.
|1||Chennai||Saidai Sa. Duraisamy||AIADMK||M. Subramaniam||DMK|
|2||Coimbatore||S. M. Velusamy||AIADMK||N. Karthik||DMK|
|3||Madurai||V. V. Rajan Chellappa||AIADMK||P. Packianathan||DMK|
|4||Tiruchirapalli||M. S. R. Jaya||AIADMK||J. Vijaya Jayaraj||DMK|
|5||Salem||S. Soundappan||AIADMK||S. T. Kalai Amudhan||DMK|
|6||Tirunelveli||Vijila Sathyanand||AIADMK||S. Amutha||DMK|
|7||Erode||Mallika Paramasivam||AIADMK||A. Sellaponni Manoharan||DMK|
|8||Tirupur||A. Visalakshi||AIADMK||K. Selvaraj||DMK|
|9||Vellore||P. Karthiyayini||AIADMK||R. Rajeswari||DMK|
|10||Thoothukudi||L. Sasikala Pushpa||AIADMK||Pon Initha||DMK|
|Local Body/Party||Corporation Mayor||Corporation Councillor||Municipal Chairman||Municipal Councillor||Town Panchayat Chairman||Town Pt. Ward Member|
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