Periyakulam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Periyakulam was a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu. It was absorbed in Theni Lok Sabha constituency after 2009 election as part of re-org of Lok Sabha seats to reflect the change in population over specific geographic areas. As of now, Periyakulam is defunct.

Assembly segments[edit]

Periyakulam Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Periyakulam (now in Theni after 2009)
  2. Theni (defunct)
  3. Bodinayakkanur (now in Theni after 2009)
  4. Cumbum (now in Theni after 2009)
  5. Andipatti (now in Theni after 2009)
  6. Sedapatti (defunct)

Members of the Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 K. Sakthivadivel Gounder Indian National Congress
Secondh 1957-62 R. Narayanaswami Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 M. Malaichami Thevar Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 H. Ajamal Khan Swatantra Party
Fifth 1971-77 S. M. Muhammed Sheriff IND
Sixth 1977-80 S. Ramaswamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1980-82 Cumbum N. Natarajan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1982-84 S.T.K. Jakkay All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eighth 1984-89 P. Selvendran All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Ninth 1989-91 R. Muthiah All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Tenth 1991-96 R. Ramasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Elewenth 1996-98 R. Gnanagurusamy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Twelfth 1998-99 R. Muthiah All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Thirteenth 1999-04 T.T.V. Dhinakaran All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth 2004-2009 J.M. Aaron Rashid Indian National Congress

The seat was absorbed in Theni Lok Sabha constituency after 2009 election. So Periyakulum seat has become defunct since then.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 

See also[edit]