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One of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of Tamil Nadu, Chennai South Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the three constituencies representing Chennai. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Chennai South Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 3) were 1,162,062 of which 577,630 are females and 584,432 are males. It was formed before the 1957 elections and comprises of six legislative assembly segments. It was earlier known as Madras South and has a total number of 1,162,062 electors. The city of Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu and it has a total metropolitan area of 1,189 sq km. It is located on the Coromandel Coast along the Bay of Bengal and is the sixth most densely populated city of the country and is home to over 8,696,000 people with about 4,390,000 males and 4,307,000 females residing here.

The area has a population density of 26,702 people per sq km and the sex ratio here is 981 females per 1000 males. Children comprise about 12% of the total population and Hindus have an 83.3% majority here. It is the world’s 31st largest urban settlement. Tamil and English are the widely spoken languages here. The average literacy rate is 90.35% with male literacy rate being 93.57% and female literacy rate being 87.08%. The National Highways of NH-4, NH-5, NH-45 and NH-205 pass through the metro.

Chennai South Lok Sabha Election Results 2019


In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
T.Sumathy (A) Thamizhachi ThangapandianDravida Munnetra Kazhagam5632400163256487250.17Winner
Dr.J.JayavardhanAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam302152049730264926.881st Runner-up
R.RangarajanMakkal Needhi Maiam135334013113546512.032nd Runner-up
A.J.SherineNaam Tamilar Katchi50156066502224.463rd Runner-up
Dr.E.Subaya (A) Esakki SubayaIndependent29482040295222.624th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above16838053168911.55th Runner-up
Kottur R.KumarBahujan Samaj Party23970223990.216th Runner-up
K.Saravana PerumalIndependent16450016450.157th Runner-up
Saikumar.SSocialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)14890214910.138th Runner-up
Agni SriramachandranIndependent14430114440.139th Runner-up
Murthy.MIndependent14290014290.1310th Runner-up
Dr.A.NareshTamil Nadu Ilangyar Katchi13790213810.1211th Runner-up
D.KarthickIndependent12030012030.1112th Runner-up
M.RadhaIndependent10400210420.0913th Runner-up
Farmer K.JayaramanIndependent963059680.0914th Runner-up
S.ElankumaranIndependent958019590.0915th Runner-up
K.Murali KrishnanPyramid Party Of India860008600.0816th Runner-up
M.Rajeswari PriyaIndependent771017720.0717th Runner-up
I.Chidambara Anantha Raja (A) Icarr WeeouiIndependent743007430.0718th Runner-up
R.GanesanIndependent673006730.0619th Runner-up
S.Srinivasan (A) Power StarRepublican Party Of India665056700.0620th Runner-up
Sibi ChakkaravarthyIndependent647006470.0621th Runner-up
M.A.JayakumarDesiya Makkal Sakthi Katchi638016390.0622th Runner-up
K.KannanIndependent635006350.0623th Runner-up
P.AzhagiriIndependent553005530.0524th Runner-up
B.KarthikeyanIndependent533005330.0525th Runner-up
R.JohnsonIndian Christian Front512005120.0526th Runner-up
C.RosiIndependent498004980.0427th Runner-up
G.DevasahayamIndependent462004620.0428th Runner-up
G.DhanasekaranIndependent437004370.0429th Runner-up
V.ThirunavukarasuMakkalatchi Katchi435014360.0430th Runner-up
N.SubramaniIndependent431014320.0431th Runner-up
A.RavichandranIndependent427004270.0432th Runner-up
J.Janci RaniIndependent379003790.0333th Runner-up
E.DhanasekaranIndependent350003500.0334th Runner-up
S.AshokIndependent347013480.0335th Runner-up
Kuppal.G.DevadossIndependent313003130.0336th Runner-up
S.ManovaIndependent292012930.0337th Runner-up
K.SudhagarIndependent224002240.0238th Runner-up
B.RajiIndependent220002200.0239th Runner-up
D.Hari HaranIndependent217022190.0240th Runner-up

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Chennai South Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Chennai South 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 Chennai South constituency is Dr. J. Jayavardhan of AIADMK.

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinner/Current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
20143Chennai SouthGENDr. J.JayavardhanMAIADMK438404T.K.S.ElangovanMDMK301779
20093Chennai SouthGENC. RajendranMAIADMK308567Bharathy R.SMDMK275632
20043Madras SouthGENBaalu, T. R.MDMK564578Bader Sayeed ( Tmt)MADMK343838
19993Madras SouthGENBaalu, T.R.MDMK562221Dhandayudhapani, V.MINC322037
19983Madras SouthGENBaalu T.R.MDMK432913Jana Krishnamurthi, KMBJP412899
19963Madras SouthGENBaalu T.RMDMK538697Ganesham.HMADMK199516
19913Madras SouthGENR. SridharanMADK418493T.R. BaluMDMK255965
19893Madras SouthGENVyjayantimala BaliFINC445864Arunachalam Alias Aladi ArunaMDMK320020
19843Madras SouthGENVyjayanthimalaFINC336353Era SezhiyanMJNP288336
19803Madras SouthGENVenkataraman R.MINC(I)328836Sulochana Sampath E.V.K.MADK208474
19773Madras SouthGENVenkataraman R.MINC241033Murasoli MaranMDMK226204
19712Madras SouthGENMurasoli NaranMDMK253626Nara SimhanMSWA233285
19672Madras SouthGENC. N. AnnaduraiMDMK248099K. GurumurtiMINC166121
1967By PollsMadras SouthGENM. MaranMDMK241304Ramaswamy C.RMINC135596
19622Madras SouthGENK. ManoharanMDMK151917C. R. Ramaswamy MINC89771
19572Madras SouthGENT. T. KrishnamachariMINC81390P. Balasubramania MudaliarMIND71284

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency


List of Assembly Constituencies in Chennai South Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Chennai South parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
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Last Updated on July 5, 2019