Tamil Nadu by-elections, 1952–95

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Below is a list of By-elections held in Tamil Nadu from 1952-1995.[1]

Lok Sabha[edit]

1993[edit]

The by-election took place due to the death of Shri Senapathy.

Tamil Nadu assembly by-election, 1993: Palani
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK Palaniyappa Gounder Kumarasamy 278,995 42.4%
DMK Smt. Subbulaxmi 234,070 35.6%
INC Venugopal 130,626 19.8%
Majority 44,925
Turnout 658,145
AIADMK hold Swing

1985[edit]

The by-election took place due to the death of Shri K.T. Kosalram.

Tamil Nadu assembly by-election, 1985: Tiruchendur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC R. Dhanuskodi Athithan 169,710 62.0%
Janata Party P. Vijayaraghavan 93,891 34.3%
Majority 75,819
Turnout 273,776
INC hold Swing

1982[edit]

The by-election took place due to the death of Shri C.N. Natarajan.

Tamil Nadu assembly by-election, 1982: Periyakulam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK S.T.K. Jakkay 252,377 50.1%
DMK C.N Eramaddrishnan 183,117 36.4%
INC A.K. Sheik 28,869 5.7%
CPI A. Wahab 16,366 3.2%
Independent M. Pandian 10,261 2.0%
Majority 69,260
Turnout 503,651
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

1980[edit]

The by-election took place due to the death of Shri Karunanithi Thazhai.

Tamil Nadu assembly by-election, 1980: Nagapattinam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI K. Murugaiyan 288,000 51.1%
AIADMK M. Mahalingam 272,059 48.3%
Majority 15,941
Turnout 563,400
CPI gain from DMK Swing
Tamil Nadu assembly by-election, 1980: Thanjavur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC S. Singravadivel 309,868 57.5% +4.6%
AIADMK P. Dharmalingam 217,020 40.3% -3.9%
Majority 92,848
Turnout 538,725
INC hold Swing
  • Note: S. Singravadivel ran as a candidate with Congress (Indira faction).

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