About Kumbakonam Assembly Constituency

Kumbakonam is constituency No. 17 of Tamil Nadu legislative assembly. It is situated in Thanjavur district. It was a part of the erstwhile Kumbakonam Lok Sabha Constituency till 1977 before it got disbanded. This open constituency is now under Mayiladuturai Lok Sabha constituency.

According to the Election Commission of India, Kumbakonam has 2,00,372 registered voters. This includes 1,00,650 male and 99,722 female voters.

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) emerged victorious from this seat for the fourth consecutive time in 2011 assembly elections. Anbalagan G., the winning candidate, got 78,642 votes. He defeated his nearest contender, Eramanathan Rama of AIADMK, by a slim margin of 1,272 votes. The voter turnout was 80.64%.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Kumbakonam Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Kumbakonam assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerSex PartyVotesRunner UpGenderPartyVotes
2001187KumbakonamGENMani Ko.Si.MDMK60515Eramanathan.RamaMADMK54019
1996187KumbakonamGENMani K.S.MDMK69849Eramanatham EramaMADMK34539
1991187KumbakonamGENEramanathan R.MADK67271Kumarasamy S.MJD30962
1989187KumbakonamGENMani K.S.MDMK36763Krishnamoorthy K.MINC29071
1984187KumbakonamGENKrishnamoorthy, K.MINC58334Kaliyanasudaram, S.MDMK20666
1980187KumbakonamGENPakeer Mohamed, E. S. M.MINC(I)45038Eradha, S. R.MADK35415
1977187KumbakonamGENS.R. EradhaMADK26432O. Vadivelu MazhavarayarMINC23450
1971173KumbakonamGENN. KasiramanMNCO39755S. PadmananbhanMDMK37136

Last Updated on May 13, 2016