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Nagapattinam Parliamentary Constituency Election and Results Update

One of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of the state of Tamil Nadu, reserved for the SC category, Nagapattinam comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments. The Nagapattinam Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 29) has a total of 982,352 electorates out of which 488,163 are females and 494,189 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It came into existence in 1952 and has 982,000 voters. The town of Nagapattinam, or Nagapatnam is the district headquarters of the Nagapattinam District and has a total area of 15 sq km. It lies on the eastern side of the state along the Bay of Bengal about 350 km away from Chennai and it was the most affected area of the state during the 2004 Indian Ocean undersea earthquake.

As per 2011 census, Nagapatnam has a population of about 103,000 with 52% female majority and 11% child population. The sex ratio here is 1024 females per 1000 males. SCs comprise of 8% of the population while STs occupy 0.7%. An appalling 44% of the population is recorded to have slum dwellings. The average literacy rate is 90%, with 94% male literacy and 85% female literacy. Fishing is an important part of the work culture of the district and trade is flourishing here. Important roads like NH-45A, NH-67, SH-22, SH-23, SH-64, SH-67, SH-147, SH-148, SH-149, SH-150 and SH-151 pass through the area providing an excellent road network.

Nagapattinam 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
Selvaraj MCommunist Party Of India5195960329652289252.17Winner
Saravanan MAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam311014052531153931.091st Runner-up
Sengodi TIndependent701770130703077.022nd Runner-up
Malathi PNaam Tamilar Katchi512070241514485.133rd Runner-up
Guruviah KMakkal Needhi Maiam14410093145031.454th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above941305094630.945th Runner-up
Anitha VBahujan Samaj Party539901354120.546th Runner-up
Prem SIndependent31170131180.317th Runner-up
Ambikapathi DMakkal Sananayaga Kudiyarasu Katchi,29040229060.298th Runner-up
Jagadeesh JIndependent23960624020.249th Runner-up
Sambathkumar AIndependent20990221010.2110th Runner-up
Sampath RIndependent16840216860.1711th Runner-up
Sivakumar PIndependent12680012680.1312th Runner-up
JayalakshmiTamil Nadu Ilangyar Katchi11750311780.1213th Runner-up
Soundararajan MIndependent10900010900.1114th Runner-up
Vedarethinam GAnti Corruption Dynamic Party894018950.0915th Runner-up

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Nagapattinam 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 Nagapattinam constituency is Shri Gopal. Dr. K of AIADMK.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201429Nagapattinam(SC)Gopal. Dr. KMAIADMK434174Vijayan. A.K.SMDMK328095
200929Nagapattinam(SC)Vijayan,Shri A.K.S. MDMK369915Selvaraj MMCPI321953
200430Nagapattinam(SC)Vijayan, A. K. S.MDMK463389Archunan. P JMADMK247166
199930Nagapattinam(SC)Vijayan, A.K.S.MDMK342237Selvarasu.M.MCPI319771
199830Nagapattinam(SC)Selvarasu, M.MCPI375589Gopal, Dr. K.MADMK244286
199630Nagapattinam(SC)Selvarasu MMCPI394330Kannivannan MMINC172984
199130Nagapattinam(SC)Padma (W)FINC327413Selvarasu M.MCPI301697
198930Nagapattinam(SC)Selvarasu, MMCPI341921Veeramurasu, N.S.MINC320398
198430Nagapattinam(SC)Mahalingam, M.MADK300912Murugaiyan K.MCPI298623
198030Nagapattinam(SC)Karunanithi-ThazhaiMDMK278561Murugayan K.MCPI267887
1980Bye PolNagapattinamGENMurugaiyan.KMCPI288000Mahalingam.MMADK272059
197730Nagapattinam(SC)Murugaiyan S.G.MCPI278419Thazhai Karunnanithi M.MDMK237609
197131NagapattinamGENM. KathamuthuMCPI219684V. Sabasivam MNCO131957

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

List of Assembly Constituencies in Nagapattinam Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
NagapattinamKilvelur (SC) Vedaranyam
Thiruthuraipoondi (SC)ThiruvarurNannilam

Last Updated on July 6, 2019