Tirunelveli (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Tirunelveli [ edit ]
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Current MP K. R. P. Prabakaran
Party AIADMK
Elected Year 2014
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,420,435
Most Successful Party AIADMK (2 times)
Assembly
Constituencies
Alangulam
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. Srivaikuntam
  6. Tuticorin.[1]

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]

Election results[edit]

2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Tirunelveli

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 PRABHAKARAN. K.R.P ADMK]]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC S. Ramasubbu 274932
AIADMK K. Annamalai 253629
Majority
Turnout 700788
DMK hold Swing
UPA gain from TF 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. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 

External links[edit]