Tenkasi Lok Sabha Constituency


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

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament
3 Detailed results


Assembly segments


Tenkasi Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments (until the 2006 election):
  1. Sankaranayanarkoil (SC)
  2. Vasudevanallur (SC)
  3. Kadayanallur
  4. Tenkasi
  5. Srivilliputhur
  6. Rajapalayam

Members of Parliament


Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1957 M. Sankarapandian INC N. Shanmugham CPI
1962 M. P. Swamy INC S. A. Muruganandam CPI
1967 R. S. Arumugam INC Velu SWA
1971 A. M. Chellachami INC R. S. Arumugam NCO
1977 M. Arunachalam INC S. Arumugam BJP
1980 M. Arunachalam INC S. Rajagopalan JNP
1984 M. Arunachalam INC R. Krishnan CPM
1989 M. Arunachalam INC R. Krishnan CPM
1991 M. Arunachalam INC T. Sadhan Thirumalai Kumar DMK
1996 M. Arunachalam TMC(M) V. Selvaraj INC
1998 S. Murugesan ADMK M. Arunachalam TMC(M)
1999 S. Murugesan ADMK S. Arumugam BJP
2004 M. Appadurai CPI S. Murugesan ADMK
2009 P. Lingam CPI K. Vellaipandi INC


Detailed results


2009

General Election, 2009: Tenkasi
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI P. Lingam 281174
Congress G. Vellaipandi 234368
Majority
Turnout 746045
CPI hold Swing
TF gain from UPA Swing

2004

General Election, 2004: Tenkasi
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI M. Appadurai 348,000 48.85 n/a
AIADMK S. Murugesan 225,824 31.70 -3.62
JD(U) Dr. K. Krishnasamy 101,122 14.19 n/a
Independent M. Vadivel Kumar 14,441 2.03 n/a
Majority 122,176 17.15 +17.02
Turnout 712,409 65.68 +0.80
CPI gain from AIADMK Swing +48.85


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