Arakkonam (Lok Sabha constituency)

Arakkonam is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu.

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Arakkonam constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1977-present
Current MPDr.S.Jagathrakshakan
PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,098,607[1]
Assembly Constituencies3. Tiruttani
38. Arakkonam (SC)
39. Sholinghur
40. Katpadi
41. Ranipet
42. Arcot
Demographics (1999)[2]
Category Data
Created 1977
Vanniyars 26%
Dalits 24%
Mudaliar 15%
Muslims 15%
Total Electorate 1,156,929

Assembly segmentsEdit

 
Arakkonam constituency as laid out by 1971 Delimitation. The boundaries for this constituency lasted until 2004 election, which was then replaced by 2008 Delimitation.

Arakkonam Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[3]

  1. Tiruttani
  2. Arkonam (SC)
  3. Sholinghur
  4. Ranipet
  5. Arcot
  6. Katpadi

Members of the ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

2019Edit

2019 Indian general elections: Arakkonam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK S. Jagathrakshakan 6,72,190 57.06
PMK A. K. Moorthy 3,43,234 29.14
AMMK N. G. Parthiban 66,826 5.67
NTK Y. R. Pavendhan 29,347 2.49
MNM N. Rajendran 23,771 2.02
NOTA None of the Above 12,179 1.03 N/A
Majority 3,28,956 27.92
Turnout 11,79,712 78.65
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2014Edit

2014 Indian general elections: Arakkonam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK G. Hari 4,93,534 45.32
DMK N. R. Elango 2,52,768 23.21
PMK R. Velu 2,33,762 21.46
INC R. Rajesh 56,337 5.17
Majority 2,40,766 22.11
Turnout 10,89,771 77.74
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

2009Edit

2009 Indian general elections: Arakkonam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK S. Jagathrakshakan 4,15,041 48.54
PMK R. Velu 3,05,245 35.70
DMDK S. Sankar 82,038 9.59
Majority 1,09,796 12.87
Turnout 8,54,975 77.82
DMK gain from PMK Swing

2004Edit

2004 Indian general elections: Arakkonam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PMK R. Velu 3,86,911 49.88 n/a
AIADMK Shanmugam N. 2,84,715 36.70 n/a
JD(U) Sethumadhavan S. 34,876 4.50 n/a
Janata Party Kulandaivelu M. 22,284 2.87 n/a
Independent Venkatesan V. 9,646 1.24 n/a
Majority 1,02,196 13.17 +0.30
Turnout 7,75,745 66.86 +0.54
PMK gain from DMK Swing +49.88

Note: The incumbent party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam did not contest this seat in 2004. Instead it was contested by its United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition partner Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), who won the seat. Thus, the UPA held the seat. PMK had not contested this seat in the previous 1999 elections.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result
  2. ^ "Multifarious issues for the electorate". The Hindu. Apr 30, 2004. Retrieved 2009-07-20.
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
  4. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 26. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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