One of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of the state of Tamil Nadu, Kancheepuram Lok Sabha Constituency is reserved for the SC category. It comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments. The total number of electorates in the Kancheepuram Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 6) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,060,188 of which 533,143 are males and 527,045 are females. It came into existence after 2008 and has 1,060,188 voters. The town of Kancheepuram is the district headquarters of the Kancheepuram District and has a total area of 12 sq km. It lies on the eastern side of the state along the Bay of Bengal about 72 km away from Chennai at a height of 84 m.
As per 2011 census, Kancheepuram District sprawls over an area of 4,483 sq km and has a population of about 3,999,000 with 53% male majority and 11% child population. The sex ratio here is over 980 females per 1000 males. It is the 59th most populated district of the country and has a density of 930 people per sq km. The average literacy rate is 85%, with 90% male literacy and 80% female literacy. Known as “Silk City”, weaving silk is an important part of the work culture of the district along with agriculture and tourism. Trade is also flourishing here. The Nationla Highway NH-4 passes by the outskirts of the city of Kancheepuram.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Kancheepuram Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Kancheepuram 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 Kancheepuram constituency is Shri Maragatham K of AIADMK.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||6||Kancheepuram||(SC)||Maragatham K||F||AIADMK||499395||Selvam G||M||DMK||352529|
|2009||6||Kancheepuram||(SC)||Perumal,Shri Viswanathan||M||INC||330237||Dr.E Ramakrishnan||M||ADMK||317134|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Kancheepuram Constituency
|Name of MP||K. Maragatham|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|Activities of K. Maragatham 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 Kancheepuram Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Kancheepuram parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015