Virudhunagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Virudhunagar
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Virudhunagar constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 2014-present
Current MP T.RADHAKRISHNAN
Party AIADMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 992,051 [1]
Assembly Constituencies 195. Thirupparankundram
196. Tirumangalam
204. Sattur
205. Sivakasi
206. Virudhunagar
207. Aruppukkottai

Virudhunagar is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu. Originally Sivakasi, it was converted into Virudhunagar after the 2008 delimitation.

Assembly segments[edit]

Virudhunagar constituency was formed in 2008. It comprises the following assembly segments;

  1. Virudhunagar
  2. Sattur
  3. Sivakasi
  4. Aruppukottai
  5. Tirumangalam
  6. Thirupparankundram.

Virudhunagar, Sattur and Sivakasi constituencies were hitherto with Sivakasi Lok Sabha constituency, Aruppukottai with Ramanathapuram Lok sabha constituency, Tirumangalam from Dindigul constituency and Thirupparankundram with Madurai Lok Sabha constituency.[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Member Political Party
15th 2009-14 Manicka Tagore Indian National Congress
16th 2014-Incumbent T. Radhakrishnan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

2009 election results[edit]

General Election, 2009: Virudhunagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Manicka Tagore 307,187 40.01
MDMK Vaiko 291,423 37.96
Majority
Turnout 767,614

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