One of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu, the constituency of Arakkonam was formed in 1977 and currently comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments and 1,098,607 voters. 1,098,607 is the total electorate count in the Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 7). Out of these 549,749 number of electorates are males and the remaining 548,858 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. The city of Arakkonam is located in the Vellore District about 70 km from Chennai. As per 2011 census, it has a total population of over 78,000 of which about 38,600 are males and about 39,200 are females. It has a sex ratio of 989 females per 1000 males and a child population of 8,218. Tamil and English are the commonly used languages.
About 25% of the population belongs to SC category. With an average literacy rate of 88%, the city has a male literacy rate of 86% and a female literacy rate of over 80%. There are several schools and colleges located here. It has an extensive network of roads and railways and the district’s third largest railway junction is here. The district is connected to the National Highways, NH-46 and NH-234, enabling the city to have access to a large and extensive road network.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Arakkonam Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Arakkonam parliamentary constituency of all the years fromthe starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Arakkonam constituency is G. Hari of AIADMK.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||7||Arakkonam||GEN||Hari, G.||M||AIADMK||493534||N.R Elango||M||DMK||252768|
|2009||7||Arakkonam||GEN||Jagathrakshakan,Shri S.||M||DMK||415041||Velu R||M||PMK||305245|
|2004||6||Arakkonam||GEN||Velu, R.||M||PMK||386911||Shanmugam. N||M||ADMK||284715|
|1999||6||Arakkonam||GEN||Jagathrakshakan, S. Dr.||M||DMK||346520||Thangka Balu, K.V.||M||INC||250876|
|1998||6||Arakkonam||GEN||Gopal C||M||ADMK||359431||Velu A.M.||M||TMC(M)||309943|
|1991||6||Arakkonam||GEN||Jeevarathinam R.||M||INC||348516||Kannaiyan M.||M||DMK||171806|
|1989||6||Arakkonam||GEN||Jeevarathinam, R.||M||INC||299587||Murthy, K.||M||DMK||237194|
|1984||6||Arakkonam||GEN||R. Jeevarathinam||M||INC||292606||Pulavar K. Govindan||M||DMK||231664|
|1980||6||Arakkonam||GEN||Velu A.M.||M||INC(I)||278516||Ragunathan A.M.||M||ADK||161155|
|1977||6||Arakkonam||GEN||Alagesan O.V.||M||INC||243818||Veeraswami N.||M||DMK||185954|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Arakkonam Constituency
|Name of MP||G. Hari|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|Educational Qualification||Post Graduate|
|Activities of G. Hari in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Arakkonam Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Arakkonam parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015