Salem North

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Salem North
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictSalem
StateTamil Nadu
Current constituency
Created2008
PartyDMK
MLAR.Rajendran[1]

Salem North is one of the 234 assembly constituencies in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. It was created in 2008 when the previous constituencies Salem I and Salem II, were redrawn as Salem North, Salem South and Salem West.[2]

A part of Salem (Lok Sabha constituency), Salem North was one of the 17 assembly constituencies to have VVPAT facility with EVMs in 2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election.[3][4]

Salem North consists of:

  1. Salem Municipal Corporation Wards - No.6 to 16 and 26 to 36
  2. Kannankurichi (Town Panchayat)

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Key

 DMDK    DMK  

Election Member Party
2011 R. Mohan Raj[5] Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam
2016 R.Rajendran Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

2016 results[edit]

2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Salem North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK R.Rajendran 86,583 45.13 n/a
AIADMK K.R.S.Saravanan 76,710 39.99 n/a
PMK Kathir. Raasaratinam 7,975 4.16 n/a
BJP R.P.Gopinath 5,922 3.08 +0.55
TMC R.Devadass 4,157 2.16 n/a
Naam Tamilar Katchi R.Kovendhan 1,954 1.02 n/a
Independent P.Natesan 1,466 0.76 n/a
SDPI A.Amjath Basha 471 0.25 n/a
NCP M.Saravanan 431 0.22 n/a
Independent K.Govindaraj 401 0.21 n/a
Independent R.K.Subramani 344 0.18 n/a
Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi C.Senkottuvel 339 0.17 n/a
Independent R.Aravinth 249 0.13 n/a
RPI(A) B.Latha 182 0.1 n/a
RPI S.Ponnuthambi 131 0.07 -0.42
BSP V.Ponnusamy 99 0.05 -0.28
Youth And Students Party M.Sabbapathi 81 0.04 n/a
Independent M.A.Krishnasamy 78 0.04 n/a
Independent T.Suresh 67 0.03 n/a
Independent P.Velayudham 57 0.03 n/a
Independent K.Palanivel 53 0.03 n/a
Independent G.Prabhu 31 0.01 n/a
Independent P.Ramachandran 30 0.01 n/a
NOTA None of the Above 4,009 2.09 n/a
Majority 9,873 5.14 n/a
Turnout 191,820 71.06 -3.42
Registered electors
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing n/a

2011 results[edit]

Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election 2011: Salem North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMDK R. Mohan Raj 88,956 54.46 -
INC G.Jayaprakash 59,591 36.48 -
Ulzaipali Makkal Katchy C.Chinnusamy 4,517 2.77 -
BJP D.Mohan 4,133 2.53 -
Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi V.Venkatesan 1,965 1.20 -
RPI G.Kambar 804 0.49 -
Independent M.A.Shahjahan 579 0.35 -
BSP K.R.Rameshbabu 541 0.33 -
Independent A.Raja 429 0.26 -
Independent D.Mohan 403 0.25 -
Independent V.Yuvaraja 392 0.24 -
Independent K.R.Chinnapaiyan 265 0.16 -
Independent A.Mohamed Iliyas 218 0.13 -
Independent P.Muthusamy 206 0.13 -
Independent T.N.Kannan 194 0.12 -
Independent C.Chakravarthy 163 0.10 -
Majority 29,365 17.98 n/a
Turnout 163,459 74.48 -
Registered electors 219,327
DMDK win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://eci.gov.in/files/file/3473-tamil-nadu-general-legislative-election-2016/?do=download&csrfKey=c8ecc18ebb1cdc0f6c9eeeab67d20632. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "New Constituencies, Post-Delimitation 2008" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu.
  3. ^ "EC to tighten grip on cash for votes". The Hindu. 12 February 2016.
  4. ^ "VVPAT ballot units arrive in Salem". The Hindu. 5 March 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  5. ^ https://eci.gov.in/files/file/3340-tamil-nadu-2011/?do=download&csrfKey=c8ecc18ebb1cdc0f6c9eeeab67d20632. Missing or empty |title= (help)