Theni (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Theni lok sabha constituency.png
Theni constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Current MPRavindranath kumar
Elected Year2019
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,074,931[1]
Assembly Constituencies190. Sholavandan (SC)
197. Usilampatti
198. Andipatti
199. Periyakulam (SC)
200. Bodinayakkanur
201. Cumbum

Theni is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu state in southern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008, replacing the Periyakulam constituency following the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies. It comprises the Bodi, Cumbum, Periyakulam and Andipatti, Usilampatti assembly segments from the Theni district and the Sholavandan assembly segment from the Madurai district.

Assembly segments[edit]

  1. Bodinayakkanur
  2. Cumbum
  3. Periyakulam
  4. Andipatti
  5. Usilampatti

from Theni District and

  1. Sholavandan

from Madurai district.[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Member Political Party
15th 2009–14 J. M. Aaroon Rashid Indian National Congress
16th 2014-19 R.Parthipan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
17th 2019-Incumbent P. Raveendranath Kumar[3] All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election Results[edit]


General Election, 2019: Theni
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK P. Raveendranath Kumar 5,04,813 43.02
INC E.V.K.S. Elangovan 4,28,120 36.48
AMMK Thanga Tamil Selvan 1,44,050 12.28
NTK Shagul Hameed 27,864 2.37
MNM S.Radhakrishnan 16,879 1.44
Majority 76,693 6.54
Turnout 11,75,008 75.27
AIADMK hold Swing


General Election, 2014: Theni
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK R. Parthipan 5,71,254 53.11
DMK Pon. Muthuramalingam 2,56,722 23.87
MDMK Alagusundaram 1,34,362 12.28
INC J. M. Aaroon Rashid 71,432 6.64
Majority 3,14,532 29.24
Turnout 10,76,690 74.70
AIADMK gain from INC Swing


  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result
  2. ^ "Despite attention, Theni's problems persist". The Hindu. 9 May 2009.
  3. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 27. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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