Dharmapuri (state assembly constituency)

Dharmapuri is a state assembly constituency in Dharmapuri district in Tamil Nadu, India.[1] It comprises a portion of Dharmapuri taluk and is a part of the similarly named constituency which is used for national elections to the Parliament of India.[2]

Madras StateEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 P. Rajagopala Gounder Independent
1957 M. Kandasami Kandar Indian National Congress
1962 R. S. Veerappa Chettiar Independent
1967 M. S. Gaounder Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Tamil NaduEdit

Year Winner Party
1971 R. Chinnasamy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 P. K. C. Muthusamy Janata Party
1980 S. Aranganathan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 R. Chinnasamy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 R. Chinnasamy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 P. Ponnusamy Indian National Congress
1996 K. Manoharan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2001 K. Paarry Mohan Pattali Makkal Katchi
2006 L. Velusamy Pattali Makkal Katchi
2011 A. Baskar Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam
2016 P. Subramani[3] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2021 S.P. Venkateshwaran[4] Pattali Makkal Katchi

Election resultsEdit


2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Dharmapuri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PMK S.P.Venkateswaran 1,05,630 48.6
DMK P Subramani 78,770 36.24
AMMK D K Rajendran 11,226 5.17
Naam Tamilar Katchi Senthilkumar (A)Senthil 8,700 4
Turnout 2,17,333
PMK gain from DMK Swing


  1. ^ "Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Constituency Map". Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Archived from the original on 14 June 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Tamil Nadu - Final Notification & Order" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ "2016 Tamil Nadu General Election: Constituency Data Summary" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 59. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  4. ^ https://results.eci.gov.in/Result2021/ConstituencywiseS2259.htm?ac=59

Coordinates: 12°07′34″N 78°09′14″E / 12.1260°N 78.154°E / 12.1260; 78.154