Egmore (state assembly constituency)

Coordinates: 13°04′41″N 80°15′32″E / 13.078°N 80.259°E / 13.078; 80.259 Egmore (SC) is a constituency of the legislative assembly of Tamil Nadu, India. It includes the locality of Egmore, which is in Chennai. The seat is reserved for candidates from the Scheduled Castes. Egmore assembly constituency is part of Chennai Central constituency for national elections to the Parliament of India.[citation needed]

Madras StateEdit

Year Winner Party
1957 Anbazhagan Independent*
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1962 Jothi Venkatachalam Indian National Congress
1967 A. V. P. Asaithambi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Tamil NaduEdit

Assembly Winner Party
Fifth Arangannal Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixth S. Manimudi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh L. Ellayaperumal Indian National Congress (Indira)
Eighth S. Balan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Ninth Parithi Ellamvazhuthi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth K. Nalla Thambi Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam
Fifteenth K. S. Ravichandran[1] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2021 I. Paranthamen Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • Local parties, such as the DMK, were officially registered as Independent parties, during the 1957 election.

Election ResultsEdit


2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Egmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK I.Paranthamen 68,832 57.71
AIADMK B.John Pandian 30,064 25.21
MNM U. Priyadarsini 9,990 8.38
NTK P.Geetha Lakshmi 6,276 5.26
DMDK T.Prabhu 1,293 1.08
NOTA Nota 1,176 0.99
Margin of victory 38,768
Turnout 119,271
DMK hold Swing


2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Egmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK Ravichandran K S 55,060 45.64
AIADMK Parithi Ellamvazhuthi E 44,381 36.79
BJP Venkatesan M 7,159 5.93
DMDK Prabhu T 6,321 5.24
NOTA None of the above 2,840 2.35
Majority 10,679 8.85
Turnout 1,20,669 63.01
DMK gain from DMDK Swing


2011 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Egmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMDK Nallathambi K 51,772 46.23
DMK Parithi Ellamvzuthi 51,570 46.05
BJP Kumaravadivel N S 4,911 4.38
IJK Sundaramurthi R 1,132 1.02
Majority 202 0.18
Turnout 1,12,133 68.06
DMDK gain from DMK Swing


  1. ^ "2016 Tamil Nadu General Election: Constituency Data Summary" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 16. Retrieved 27 May 2016.