One of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari Parliamentary Constituency was formed after the delimitation of 2008 and has seven segments. The Kanniyakumari Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 39) has a total of 1,178,047 electorates out of which 579,212 are females and 598,835 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. The city of Kanyakumari is the southernmost part of the country’s mainland covering a total area of 26 sq kms and is at an average height of 300 metres.
The city has a population of about 30,000 of which 10% is under six years of age. About 51% of the population is male and the sex ratio is 997 females for every 1,000 males. About 2% of the population belongs to the SC category and about 1% to the ST category. Hindus have 51% majority closely followed by Christians at 44%. Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, etc., also reside here. Tamil and English are the prevalent languages of the area. There are several prominent institutions in the area and the city has numerous public and private schools. Rubber, coir, wood and fruits are the primary industries in the area. Small scale steel and chemical industries can also be found here. National Highways NH-7 and NH-47 connect Kanyakumari to various other cities. In fact, NH-7 is the longest National Highway and connects it all the way to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Kanniyakumari Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Kanniyakumari 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 Kanniyakumari constituency is Radhakrishnan P. of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||229||Kanyakumari||GEN||Radhakrishnan P.||M||BJP||372906||Vasantha Kumar H.||M||INC||244244|
|2006||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||Suresh Rajan.N||M||DMK||63181||Thalavai Sundaram.N||M||AIADMK||52494|
|1996||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||N. Suresh Rajan||M||DMK||42755||S. Thanu Pillai||M||ADMK||20892|
|1991||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||Ammamuthu M.||M||ADK||54194||Krishnan C.||M||DMK||19835|
|1989||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||Subramonia Pillai, K.||M||DMK||33376||Aurmugham Pillai V.||M||INC||31037|
|1984||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||Perumal Pillay, K.||M||ADK||45353||Sankaraligom, M.||M||DMK||37696|
|1980||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||Muthukrishnan, S.||M||ADK||35613||Mathevan Pillai, A.||M||INC(I)||28515|
|1977||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||C. Krishnan||M||ADK||23222||T.C. Subramania Pillay||M||JNP||16010|
|1971||228||Kanyakumari||GEN||Rajah Pillai K.||M||DMK||35884||Mahadevan Pillai B.||M||NCO||31326|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Karur Constituency
|Name of MP||Munisamy Thambidurai|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|Activities of Munisamy Thambidurai in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : He was appointed Deputy Speaker in August 2014. As a Deputy Speaker, this MP does not sign the attendance register His attendance is available till August 13, 2014.(Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Kanniyakumari Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Kanniyakumari parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015