Chidambaram (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Chidambaram constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1957-present
ReservationScheduled Caste
Current MPThol. Thirumavalavan
PartyViduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi
Elected Year2019Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,126,828[1]
Assembly Constituencies148. Kunnam
149. Ariyalur
150. Jayankondam
157. Bhuvanagiri
158. Chidambaram
159. Kattumannarkoil (SC)

Chidambaram is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before 2009, Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  1. Kurinjipadi
  2. Bhuvanagiri
  3. Kattumannarkoil (SC)
  4. Chidambaram
  5. Mangalore (SC)
  6. Vridhachalam

After 2009, Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[3]

  1. Kunnam
  2. Bhuvanagiri
  3. Kattumannarkoil (SC)
  4. Chidambaram
  5. Ariyalur
  6. Jayamkondam

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1957 R. Kangasabai Pillai and Elayaperumal Indian National Congress
1962 R. Kanagasabai Pillai Indian National Congress
1967 V. Mayavan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 V. Mayavan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 A. Murugesan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 P. Kulandaivelu Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 P. Vallalperuman Indian National Congress
1989 P. Vallalperuman Indian National Congress
1991 P. Vallalperuman Indian National Congress
1996 V. Ganesan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1998 Dalit Ezhilmalai Pattali Makkal Katchi
1999 E. Ponnuswamy Pattali Makkal Katchi
2004 E. Ponnuswamy Pattali Makkal Katchi
2009 Thol. Thirumavalavan Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi
2014 M. Chandrakasi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2019 Thol. Thirumavalavan[4] Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi

See also[edit]

Election results[edit]

General Elections - 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Chidambaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
VCK Thol. Thirumavalavan 500229 43.38 8.97
AIADMK P. Chandrasekar 497010 43.1 N/A
MNM T. Ravi 15334 1.33 N/A
AMMK A. Elavarasan 62308 5.4 N/A
NTK M. Siva Jothi 37471 3.25 N/A
Majority
Turnout 11,54,257 78.04
VCK gain from AIADMK Swing 3219

General Elections - 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Chidambaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PMK E. Ponnuswamy 343,424 46.17 -0.95
VCK Thirumaavalavan Thol 255,773 34.41 n/a
BJP Tada.D.Periyasamy 113,974 15.32 n/a
Majority 87,651 11.78 -4.53
Turnout 643,871 66.09 +0.07
PMK hold Swing -0.95

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived August 11, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-31. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-31. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  4. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 26. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 11°24′N 79°42′E / 11.4°N 79.7°E / 11.4; 79.7