Tirunelveli (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Tirunelveli Lok Sabha constituency
Tirunelveli lok sabha constituency.png
Tirunelveli constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1952-present
Current MPPRABHAKARAN. K.R.P
PartyA.I.A.D.M.K
Elected Year2014 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,059,687 [1]
Assembly ConstituenciesAlangulam
Tirunelveli
Ambasamudram
Palayamkottai
Nanguneri
Radhapuram

Tirunelveli is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest Lok Sabha constituencies in India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Tirunelveli Lok Sabha constituency was initially composed of the following assembly segments (before 2009 elections):

  1. Vilathikulam
  2. Ottapidaram
  3. Tirunelveli
  4. Palayamkottai
  5. Tiruvaikuntam
  6. Thoothukudi.[2]

From 2009 General Elections, the Tirunelveli Lok Sabha Constituency composed of following 6 assembly segments:

  1. Tirunelveli
  2. Palayamkottai
  3. Alangulam
  4. Ambasamudram
  5. Nanguneri
  6. Radhapuram

List of elected members[edit]

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1952 P. T. Thanu Pillai INC Adhimoolam Nadar IND
1957 P. T. Thanu Pillai INC Sankaranarayana Moopanar IND
1962 Muthiah INC Mariadhas Rathnaswamy SWA
1967 S. Xavier SWA A. P. C. Veerabahu INC
1971 S. A. Muruganantham CPI S. Palaniswaminathan SWA
1977 Aladi Aruna (alias) V Arunachalam ADMK Samsuddin alias K. M. Kathiravan DMK
1980 D. S. A. Sivaprakasam DMK V. Arunachalam ADMK
1984 M. R. Janardhanan ADMK D. S. A. Sivaprakasam DMK
1989 M. R. Janardhanan ADMK D. S. A. Sivaprakasam DMK
1991 M. R. Kadambur Janarthanan ADMK K. P. Kandasamy DMK
1996 D. S. A. Sivaprakasam DMK A. R. Rajaselvam ADMK
1998 M. R. Kadambur Janarthanan ADMK R. Sarath Kumar DMK
1999 P. H. Pandian ADMK P. Geetha Jeevan DMK
2004 R. Dhanuskodi Athithan INC R. Amirtha Ganesan ADMK
2009 S. Ramasubbu INC K. Annamalai ADMK
2014 K. R. P. Prabakaran ADMK Devadasa Sundaram Dravida Munetra Kazhagam
2019 S. Gnanathiraviam[3] DMK P.H.P.MANOJ PANDIAN ADMK

Election results[edit]

2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Tirunelveli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK S. Gnanathiraviam 5,22,623 50.30
AIADMK P. H. Paul Manoj Pandian 3,37,166 32.40
AMMK Michael Rayappan 62,209 5.98
NTK P. Sathya 49,898 4.8
MNM M. Vennimalai 23,100 2.22
NOTA None of the Above 10,958 1.05
Majority 1,85,457 17.83
Turnout 10,40,390 67.22
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Tirunelveli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK K. R. P. Prabakaran 3,98,139 41.37
DMK Devadasa Sundaram 2,72,040 28.26
DMDK S Sivananenthaperumal 1,27,370 13.23
INC S. Ramasubbu 62,863 6.53
Majority 1,26,099 13.10
Turnout 9,62,647 67.77
AIADMK gain from INC Swing

2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Tirunelveli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC S. Ramasubbu 2,74,932 39.23
AIADMK K. Annamalai 2,53,629 36.19
Majority 21,303 3.04
Turnout 7,00,788 66.13
INC hold Swing

2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Tirunelveli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC R. Dhanuskodi Athithan 370,127 58.39 n/a
AIADMK R. Amirtha Ganesan 203,052 32.03 -8.88
JD(U) M. Appavu 39,333 6.21 n/a
Majority 167,075 26.36 +22.02
Turnout 633,846 58.35 +3.89
INC gain from AIADMK Swing +58.39

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2008-10-13.
  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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