Sivaganga Lok Sabha Election 2014 SummaryIn Sivaganga, Senthilnathan PR of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam won the Lok Sabha election defeating Dhurai Raaj Subha of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam by a good margin of 229385 votes. Raja H of Bharatiya Janata Party came third with 133763 votes. This was Senthilnathan PR's first Lok Sabha election. He is the Devakottai Union Chairman and party's district secretary.
In the last Lok Sabha elections in 2009, this seat was won by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram of Congress who had garnered 334348 votes, defeating All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's Raja Kannappan by a slender margin of 3354 votes.
One of the 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu, Sivaganga Lok Sabha Constituency comprises of six legislative assembly segments. The Sivaganga Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 30) consists of 1,092,438 number of electorates in totality, of these 534,518 are males and 557,920 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. It came into existence post the 2008 delimitation of parliamentary constituencies and has over 1,090,000 voters. Sivaganga, or Sivagangai is the center of administration of the Sivaganga District which covers an area of 4,189 sq km. It is bounded by the districts of Pudukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Tiruchirapalli and Madurai.
As per 2011 census data, it has a population of 1,339,101 with 668,672 males and 670,429 females. The district had a population growth of about 16% and has a population density of 316 per sq km. Children constitute about 11% of the population and the sex ratio is 1003 females per 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Sivaganga is 80% with male literacy rate of 88% and female literacy rate of 72%. Tamil is the official language here. It is one of the 250 most backward districts of India and hence the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme provides economic aid to it. Almost 73% of the workforce is involved in agriculture and small scale industries are also located here. The district has an extensive road network including NH-85, NH-208 and NH-226.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Sivaganga Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Sivaganga 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 Sivaganga constituency is Shri Senthilnathan Pr of AIADMK.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||31||Sivaganga||GEN||Senthilnathan Pr||M||AIADMK||475993||Dhurai Raaj Subha||M||DMK||246608|
|2009||31||Sivaganga||GEN||Chidambaram,Shri Palaniappan||M||INC||334348||Raja Kannappan R.S.||M||ADMK||330994|
|2004||33||Sivaganga||GEN||Chidambaram, P.||M||INC||400393||Karuppiah. S P||M||ADMK||237668|
|1998||33||Sivaganga||GEN||Chidambaram, P.||M||TMC(M)||303854||Kalimuthu, K.||M||ADMK||244713|
|1996||33||Sivaganga||GEN||Chidambaram P.||M||TMC(M)||418774||Gowrishankaran M.||M||INC||171472|
|1991||33||Sivaganga||GEN||Chindambaram P.||M||INC||402029||Kasinathan V.||M||DMK||173432|
|1989||33||Sivaganga||GEN||Chidambaram, P.||M||INC||430290||Ganesan, A.||M||DMK||210738|
|1984||33||Sivaganga||GEN||P. Chidambaram||M||INC||377160||Tha Krutinan||M||DMK||164627|
|1980||33||Sivaganga||GEN||Swaminathan R.V.||M||INC(I)||306748||Pandian D.||M||CPI||172187|
|1977||33||Sivaganga||GEN||P.Thiagarajan||M||ADK||338999||R. Ramanathan Chettiar||M||NCO||127466|
|1971||33||Sivaganga||GEN||Tha Kiruttinan||M||DMK||273194||Kannappa Valliappan||M||NCO||173106|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Sivaganga Constituency
|Name of MP||P.R. Senthilnathan|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|Educational Qualification||Professional Graduate|
|Activities of P.R. Senthilnathan 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 Sivaganga Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Sivaganga parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015