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Tenkasi Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

One of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of Tamil Nadu, Tenkasi Lok Sabha Constituency represents the Tirunelveli District and has 1,063,614 voters. 1,063,614 is the total electorate count in the Tenkasi Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 37). Out of these 530,196 number of electorates are males and the remaining 533,418 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. This constituency came into existence in 1957 and comprises of six legislative assembly segments and is reserved for the SC category. The town of Tenkasi is situated near the Coutallam Waterfalls, at the foothills of the Western Ghats. It has an average elevation of 143 m and is bordered by Kerala on its West. Tamil and English are the official languages here.

As per 2001 census, it has a population of over 63,000 people of which 7,242 are under the age of 6. About 51% of the population is male and the sex ratio is 982 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of the city is 83%. About 15% of the population belongs to the SC category and 0.90% belongs to the ST category. Agriculture, tourism, oil refining, handloom and several other small scale industries are a part of the economic setup of the city. Several State Highways are connected to the city and place it in a large road network. Additionally, the National Highway NH-7 passes through the district connecting to the major cities in and around the city.

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Tenkasi 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 Tenkasi constituency is Vasanthi.M of AIADMK.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
200937Tenkasi(SC)P. LingamMCPI281174Vellaipandi GMINC246497
200437Tenkasi(SC)Appadurai, M.MCPI348000Murugesan. SMADMK225824
199637Tenkasi(SC)Arunachalam, M.MTMC(M)290663Selvaraj V.MINC194737
199137Tenkasi(SC)Arunachalam M.MINC381721Sadhan Thirumalaikumar T.MDMK199635
198437Tenkasi(SC)M. ArunachalamMINC360517R. KrishnanMCPM168950
198037Tenkasi(SC)Arunachalam M.MINC(I)272260Rajagopalan S.MJNP163944
197737Tenkasi(SC)Arunachalam M.MINC305069Rajagopalan S.MDMK118193
197137Tenkasi(SC)A. M. CnellachamiMINC223182R. S. Arumugam MNCO154272
196737Tenkasi(SC)R. S. ArumugamMINC166737VeluMSWA160991
196239TenkasiGENM. P. SwamyMINC165169S. A. Muruganandam MCPI93729
195726TenkasiGENM. SankarapandianMINC125821N. Shanmugam MCPI121021

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Tenkasi Constituency

Name of MP Smt. Vasanthi M.
Age 56
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Gender Female
Educational Qualification M.A. (Political Science)
Activities of Smt. Vasanthi M. in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 22
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 176
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Tenkasi Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Rajapalayam Srivilliputhur (SC) Sankarankovil (SC)
Vasudevanallur (SC) Kadayanallur Tenkasi

Last Updated on February 24, 2015

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