Nagapattinam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Nagapattinam [ edit ]
Nagapattinam lok sabha constituency.png
Nagapattinam constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1952 - present
Reservation Scheduled Castes
Current MP K. Gopal
Elected Year 2014
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,210,626
Most Successful Party CPI (6 times)

Nagapattinam is a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Assembly segments[edit]

Nagapattinam Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Nannilam
  2. Tiruvarur
  3. Nagapattinam
  4. Vedaranyam
  5. Tiruthuraipundi (SC)
  6. Kilvelur (sc)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1952 M. Ayyakannu Indian National Congress
1957 K.R. Sambandam Indian National Congress
1962 Gopalsamy Thenkondar Indian National Congress
1967 V. Sambasivan Indian National Congress
1971 M. Kathamuthu Communist Party of India
1977 S.G. Murugaiyan Communist Party of India
1979* (by-election) K.Murugaiyan Communist Party of India
1980 Karunanithi Thazhai Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 M. Mahalingam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 M. Selvarasu Communist Party of India
1991 Padma Indian National Congress
1996 M. Selvarasu Communist Party of India
1998 M. Selvarasu Communist Party of India
1999 A.K.S. Vijayan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 A.K.S. Vijayan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 A.K.S. Vijayan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 Dr K. Gopal All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • Due to the death of S.G.Murugaiyan, there was a by-election held, which resulted in a CPI gain.

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Nagapattinam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK A. K. S. Vijayan 463,389 61.66 +12.50
AIADMK Archunan. P J 247,166 32.89 n/a
JD(U) Ramesh. S G M 17,090 2.27 n/a
Independent Murugesan. K 9,480 1.26 n/a
Majority 216,223 28.77 +25.54
Turnout 751,581 71.65 +5.63
DMK hold Swing +12.50


  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-12. 

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