Modakkurichi (State Assembly Constituency)

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Modakkurichi is a legislative assembly constituency in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

It Covers Sivagiri, Modakkurichi & some parts of Erode City. It is included in Erode Parliamentary Constituency.

During 1996 Assembly elections, a record 1033 candidates contested the Modakurachi Assembly seat. To check a repeat of this, the Election Commission increased the security deposit amount in the next elections.[1]

Elections and winners in the constituency are listed below.

Madras State[edit]

Year Winner Party
1951 R. Kuppuswami and N. Mahalingam Indian National Congress
1967 K. R. Nallasivam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Tamil Nadu[edit]

Year Winner Party
1971 M. Chinnasami Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 Subbulakshmi Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 S. Balakrishnan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 S. Balakrishnan Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 A. Ganesamoorthy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 Kavinilavu Dharmaraj Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 Subbulakshmi Jegadeesan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2001 P. C. Ramasami Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2006 R. M. Palanisami Indian National Congress
2011 R. N. Kittusamy Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

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