Tiruchendur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Tiruchendur was a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu until 2008 constituency realignment.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before constituencies realignment of 2008, Tiruchendur Lok Sabha constituency used to be composed of the following assembly segments:

List of elected members[edit]

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1957 N. Duraipandi IND T. Ganapathy (returned uncontested) INC
1962 T. T. Krishnamachari INC Unopposed[2] N/A
1967 Santhosam SWA K. T. Kosalram INC
1971 M. S. Sivasamy DMK M. Mathias SWA
1977 K. T. Kosalram INC Edwin Devadasan NCO
1980 K. T. Kosalram INC N. Soundarapandian JNP
1984 K. T. Kosalram INC Jawaharlal JNP
1985 (by-election) R. Dhanuskodi Athithan INC Pon. Vijayaraghavan JP
1989 R. Dhanushkodi Adithan INC A. Karthikeyan DMK
1991 R. Dhanuskodi Athithan INC G. Anton Gomez JD
1996 R. Dhanuskodi Athithan TMC(M) S. Justin INC
1998 Ramarajan AIADMK R. Dhanushkodi Adithan TMC(M)
1999 A. D. K. Jayaseelan DMK B. P. Rajan AIADMK
2004 V. Radhika Selvi DMK T. Dhamodharan AIADMK
  • After 2008 constituency realignment, this seat ceased to exist.

Electorate[edit]

In 2004, it had 10,31,362 of electorate, 4,95,753 men and 5,35,609 women.[3]

Election results[edit]

2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Tiruchendur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK V. Radhika Selvi 394,484 62.50 +18.89
AIADMK T. Thamodaran 212,803 33.72 +1.05
Majority 181,681 28.79 +17.83
Turnout 631,124 61.18 +8.83
DMK hold Swing +18.89

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-10-13.
  2. ^ http://livechat.rediff.com/news/1998/feb/tn38.htm
  3. ^ "Where the caste colour is pronounced". The Hindu. 8 May 2004.

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