Dindigul is one of the 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu which was formed in 1952. 1,085,696 is the total electorate count in the Dindigul Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 22). Out of these 542,520 number of electorates are males and the remaining 543,176 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. It has six legislative assembly segments, one of which is reserved for the SC category and over 1,080,000 voters belong to this constituency. Dindigul Town is the administrative center of Dindigul District which has an area of over 6,000 sq km. It is divided into 8 talukas and is bordered by Kerala.
According to India 2011 census data, Dindigul houses 2,160,000 with a 51% make majority. The district had a population growth rate of approximately 13% and it currently has a population density of 360 per sq km. Children occupy 10% of the population and the sex ratio is 998 females per 1000 males. The district has an average literacy rate of 77% with male literacy rate of 84% and female literacy rate of 69%. Tamil and English are the official languages here. Being one of the 250 most backward districts of India, it receives monetary aid from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. Almost all the people are involved in agriculture. The district is connected to the National Highways NH-7, NH-49 and NH-209.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Dindigul Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Dindigul 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 Dindigul constituency is Shri Udhaya Kumar .M of AIADMK.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||22||Dindigul||GEN||Udhaya Kumar .M||M||AIADMK||510462||Gandhirajan S||M||DMK||382617|
|2009||22||Dindigul||GEN||Chitthan,Shri N.S.V.||M||INC||361545||Baalasubramani P||M||ADMK||307198|
|2004||23||Dindigul||GEN||Chitthan, N. S. V.||M||INC||407116||Jeyaraman. M||M||ADMK||251945|
|1999||23||Dindigul||GEN||Sreenivaasan, C.||M||ADMK||294794||Chandrasekar, S.||M||DMK||274451|
|1998||23||Dindigul||GEN||Sreenivaasan C.||M||ADMK||276106||Chitthan N.S.V.||M||TMC(M)||260907|
|1991||23||Dindigul||GEN||C. Srinivasan||M||ADK||416652||K. Maya Thevar||M||DMK||192235|
|1989||23||Dindigul||GEN||Srinivasan, C.||M||ADK||434966||Varatharajan, N||M||CPM||199598|
|1984||23||Dindigul||GEN||K.R. Natarajan||M||ADK||343571||K.Maya Thevar||M||DMK||202253|
|1980||23||Dindigul||GEN||Maya Thevar K.||M||DMK||244669||Rajan Chellappa V.||M||ADK||217923|
|1977||23||Dindigul||GEN||Maya Thevar K.||M||ADK||283341||Balasubramanyam A.||M||CPM||114117|
|1971||23||Dindigul||GEN||M. Rajangam||M||DMK||248638||K. Chemachamy||M||SWA||151003|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Dindigul Constituency
|Name of MP||M. Udhaya Kumar|
|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 M. Udhaya Kumar 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 Dindigul Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Dindigul parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015