Thanjavur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Thanjavur lok sabha constituency.png
Thanjavur constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1952-present
Current MPS.S. Palanimanickam
PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors13,40,050 (2014) [1]
Assembly Constituencies167. Mannargudi
173. Thiruvaiyaru
174. Thanjavur
175. Orathanadu
176. Pattukkottai
177. Peravurani

Thanjavur is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu.

Assembly segments[edit]

Thanjavur Lok Sabha constituency was previously composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  1. Orathanad
  2. Thiruvonam
  3. Thanjavur
  4. Tiruvaiyaru
  5. Papanasam
  6. Valangiman (SC)

In 2007 the Election Commission of India revised and redrew this Thanjavur Lok Sabha constituency to include the following new state assembly constituencies -

  1. Thanjavur,
  2. Thiruvaiyaru,
  3. Orathanad,
  4. Mannargudi,
  5. Pattukottai&
  6. Peravurni

The 2009 elections were conducted based on the above demarcation.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winning Candidate Party
1952 R. Venkataraman Indian National Congress
1957 R. Venkataraman Indian National Congress
1957 A.Vairavan Servai Indian National Congress
1962 V.Vairava Thevar Indian National Congress
1967 D.S. Karthikeyan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 S.D. Somasundaram Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 S.D. Somasundaram All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1979(bye) S. Singravadivel Indian National Congress
1980 S. Singravadivel Indian National Congress
1984 S. Singravadivel Indian National Congress
1989 S. Singravadivel Indian National Congress
1991 K. Thulasiah Vandayar Indian National Congress
1996 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1998 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 S.S. Palanimanickam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 K. Parasuraman All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2019 S.S. Palanimanickam[3] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election Results[edit]

2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Thanjavur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK S. S. Palanimanickam 5,88,978 55.6%
TMC N. R. Nadarajan 2,20,849 20.9%
AMMK P. Murugesan 1,02,418 [4] 9.71%
NTK Krishna Kumar 49,898 4.8%
MNM R.S. Sampath Ramadoss 23,100 2.2%
NOTA None of the Above 10,958 1.1%
Majority
Turnout 10,60,052 72.59
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Thanjavur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK K. Parasuraman 5,10,307 50.39 N/A
DMK T. R. Baalu 3,66,188 36.16 -14.39
BJP M. Muruganantham 58,521 5.78 N/A
INC T. Krishnasamy Vandayar 30,232 2.99 N/A
CPI (M) S. Tamilselvi 23,215 2.29 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 12,212 1.21 N/A
Margin of victory 1,44,119 14.23 +1.63
Turnout 10,12,258 75.54 -1.09
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing -0.16

2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Thanjavur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK S. S. Palanimanickam 400,986 56.56 +11.97
AIADMK Thangamuthu. K 281,838 39.75 +0.15
Independent Shahul Hameed. A. R. 10,606 1.50 n/a
Majority 119,148 16.81 +11.82
Turnout 708,971 68.78 +5.72
DMK hold Swing +11.97

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 4 May 2006. Retrieved 12 October 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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.
  4. ^ http://results.eci.gov.in/pc/en/constituencywise/ConstituencywiseS2230.htm?ac=30

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