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The Parliamentary Constituency of Arani is one of the 39 Lok Sabha Constituencies of Tamil Nadu. 1,097,865 is the total electorate count in the Arani Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 12). Out of these 552,876 number of electorates are males and the remaining 544,989 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. It was created after the implementation of the Presidential Notification of the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies in 2008. It constitutes of six Vidhan Sabha segments of which one is reserved for the SC category and the constituency currently has over 1,097,000 electors. Arani is a suburb belonging to the Chennai city and belongs to the Tiruvallur District and stands at a height of 7 m.

Tiruvallur District has a population of over 3,725,000 and a population density of 1,049 people per sq km making it the 70th most populated district of the country. Over 2001-2011, the population growth rate was over 35% and 55% of the population is urbanized. It has a sex ratio of 983 females per 1000 males and an average literacy rate is over 83%. Tamil is the official language in the area.

Arani 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
Vishnu Prasad M KIndian National Congress6133900437061776054Winner
Elumalai VAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam3852940166038695433.831st Runner-up
Senthamizhan GIndependent46326057463834.052nd Runner-up
Tamizharasi ANaam Tamilar Katchi321510258324092.833rd Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above168190102169211.484th Runner-up
Shaji VMakkal Needhi Maiam14680096147761.295th Runner-up
Sivaprakash KBahujan Samaj Party562305556780.56th Runner-up
Sakthivel KTamil Nadu Ilangyar Katchi529102653170.467th Runner-up
Perumal MIndependent49070549120.438th Runner-up
Ramamurthy SIndependent36080636140.329th Runner-up
Senjeraja K N KIndependent29350529400.2610th Runner-up
Sundar KAnti Corruption Dynamic Party195601619720.1711th Runner-up
Ramamurthy CIndependent17560417600.1512th Runner-up
Kothandapani BIndependent964039670.0813th Runner-up
Elumalai KIndependent8920119030.0814th Runner-up
Elumalai SIndependent633086410.0615th Runner-up

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Arani 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 Arani constituency is Shri V.Elumalai of AIADMK.

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinner/Current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201412AraniGENV.ElumalaiMAIADMK502721R.SivanandamMDMK258877
200912AraniGENKrishnasswamy,Shri M. MINC396728Subramaniyan NMADMK289898

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Arani Constituency

Name of MP Shri Elumalai V.
Age 63
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Gender Male
Educational Qualification B.Com, B.L. (Bachelor of Law)
Activities of Shri Elumalai V. in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 65
Private member bills passed 1
Questions asked 394
Attendance N/A

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



List of Assembly Constituencies in Arani Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Polur Arani Cheyyar
Vandavasi (SC) Gingee Mailam


Last Updated on July 5, 2019