Krishnagiri (Lok Sabha constituency)

Coordinates: 12°32′N 78°14′E / 12.53°N 78.23°E / 12.53; 78.23

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

Krishnagiri
Lok Sabha Constituency
Krishnagiri lok sabha constituency.png
Krishnagiri constituency, post-2008 delimitation
IncumbentA. Chellakumar
Parliamentary PartyIndian National Congress
Elected Year2014 Election
Constituency Details
Established1951-present
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,014,758[1]
Assembly Constituencies51. Uthangarai (SC)
52. Bargur
53. Krishnagiri
54. Veppanahalli
55. Hosur
56. Thalli

Assembly segmentsEdit

Before 2009Edit

  1. Hosur
  2. Thalli
  3. Kaveripattinam
  4. Krishnagiri
  5. Bargur
  6. Palacode (moved to Dharmapuri constituency after 2009)

2009–presentEdit

  1. Uthangarai (SC)
  2. Bargur
  3. Krishnagiri
  4. Veppanahalli
  5. Hosur
  6. Thalli

Members of ParliamentEdit

Year Winning Candidate Party
1951 C. R. Narasimhan Indian National Congress
1957 C. R. Narasimhan Indian National Congress
1962 K. Rajaram Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1967 M. Kamalanathan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1971 T. Thirthagiri Gounder Indian National Congress
1971 (by-election) C. Subramaniam Indian National Congress
1977 P.V. Peraisamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 Vazhappady K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Vazhappady K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
1989 Vazhappady K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
1991 Vazhappady K. Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
1996 C. Narasimhan Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
1998 K. P. Munusamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1999 V. Vetriselvam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2004 E.G. Sugavanam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2009 E.G. Sugavanam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2014 K. Ashok Kumar All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2019 A. Chellakumar[2] Indian National Congress

Election resultsEdit

2019Edit

2019 Indian general elections: Krishnagiri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC A. Chellakumar 6,11,298 52.60 +52.60
AIADMK K. P. Munusamy 4,54,533 39.10 -5.87
NTK N. Madhusudanan 28,000 2.41
NOTA None of the Above 19,825 1.71
MNM S. Srikarunya 16,995 1.46
AMMK S. Ganesakumar 8,867 0.76
Majority 1,56,765 13.50
Turnout 11,61,369 75.95 -1.54
INC gain from AIADMK Swing

2014Edit

2014 Indian general elections: Krishnagiri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK K. Ashok Kumar 4,80,491 44.97
DMK Chinna Pillai 2,73,900 25.64 -19.00
PMK G. K. Mani 2,24,963 21.06
INC A. Chellakumar 38,885 3.64
NOTA None of the above 16,020 1.50
Majority 2,06,591 19.34
Turnout 10,69,343 77.49
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

2009Edit

2009 Indian general elections: Krishnagiri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK E. G. Sugavanam 3,35,977 44.64
AIADMK K. Nanjegowdu 2,59,379 34.47
DMDK D. Anbarasan 97,546 12.96
BJP G. Balakrishnan 20,486 2.72
Majority 76,598 10.18
Turnout 7,52,578 74.16
DMK hold Swing

2004Edit

2004 Indian general elections: Krishnagiri
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK E. G. Sugavanam 4,03,297 54.51 +4.68
AIADMK Nanje Gowdu. K 2,84,075 38.40 -6.87
BSP Sanaulla Shariff. H 14,055 1.90 n/a
Independent Syed Nikhar. A 11,830 1.60 n/a
Independent Ameerjan. S 8,679 1.17 n/a
Majority 1,19,222 16.11 +11.55
Turnout 7,39,864 59.07 -0.91
DMK hold Swing +4.68

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived 2014-08-11 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 27. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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