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One of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu, the constituency of Arakkonam was formed in 1977 and currently comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments and 1,098,607 voters. 1,098,607 is the total electorate count in the Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 7). Out of these 549,749 number of electorates are males and the remaining 548,858 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. The city of Arakkonam is located in the Vellore District about 70 km from Chennai. As per 2011 census, it has a total population of over 78,000 of which about 38,600 are males and about 39,200 are females. It has a sex ratio of 989 females per 1000 males and a child population of 8,218. Tamil and English are the commonly used languages.

About 25% of the population belongs to SC category. With an average literacy rate of 88%, the city has a male literacy rate of 86% and a female literacy rate of over 80%. There are several schools and colleges located here. It has an extensive network of roads and railways and the district’s third largest railway junction is here. The district is connected to the National Highways, NH-46 and NH-234, enabling the city to have access to a large and extensive road network.

Arakkonam Lok Sabha Election Results 2019


In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
S. JagathrakshakanDravida Munnetra Kazhagam6666880550267219057.06Winner
A.K. MoorthyPattali Makkal Katchi3415270170734323429.141st Runner-up
N.G. ParthibanIndependent665950231668265.672nd Runner-up
Y.R. PavendhanNaam Tamilar Katchi290650282293472.493rd Runner-up
Rajendran, N.Makkal Needhi Maiam235980173237712.024th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above120150164121791.035th Runner-up
D. DossBahujan Samaj Party820809983070.716th Runner-up
M. SavithaAmbedkarite Party Of India4362013644980.387th Runner-up
C. MoorthyIndependent34980134990.38th Runner-up
M. ParthibanIndependent33050833130.289th Runner-up
G. MoorthyIndependent16140216160.1410th Runner-up
M.S. KrishnanIndependent13160613220.1111th Runner-up
M. NatarajanIndependent12100412140.112th Runner-up
Dr.T.M.S.Sadhu Muthu Krishnan ErajendranIndependent117401211860.113th Runner-up
S. ShettuIndependent10610610670.0914th Runner-up
P.S. SureshIndependent10560610620.0915th Runner-up
B. GanesanIndependent9080179250.0816th Runner-up
R. ElamvazhudhiIndependent8510118620.0717th Runner-up
Panchu.UdayakumarIndependent8270128390.0718th Runner-up
R. RameshIndependent799048030.0719th Runner-up

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Arakkonam 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 Arakkonam constituency is G. Hari of AIADMK.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
20147ArakkonamGENHari, G.MAIADMK493534N.R ElangoMDMK252768
20097ArakkonamGENJagathrakshakan,Shri S. MDMK415041Velu RMPMK305245
20046ArakkonamGENVelu, R.MPMK386911Shanmugam. NMADMK284715
19996ArakkonamGENJagathrakshakan, S. Dr.MDMK346520Thangka Balu, K.V.MINC250876
19986ArakkonamGENGopal CMADMK359431Velu A.M.MTMC(M)309943
19966ArakkonamGENVelu.A.MMTMC(M)425974Raviram.RMINC161129
19916ArakkonamGENJeevarathinam R.MINC348516Kannaiyan M.MDMK171806
19896ArakkonamGENJeevarathinam, R.MINC299587Murthy, K.MDMK237194
19846ArakkonamGENR. JeevarathinamMINC292606Pulavar K. GovindanMDMK231664
19806ArakkonamGENVelu A.M.MINC(I)278516Ragunathan A.M.MADK161155
19776ArakkonamGENAlagesan O.V.MINC243818Veeraswami N.MDMK185954

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Arakkonam Constituency

Name of MP Shri G. Hari
Age 58
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.A., B.L.
Activities of Shri G. Hari in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 42
Private member bills passed 1
Questions asked 434
Attendance N/A

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



List of Assembly Constituencies in Arakkonam Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Tiruttani Arakkonam (SC) Sholinghur
Katpadi Ranipet Arcot


Last Updated on July 5, 2019