Krishnagiri (state assembly constituency)

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

Krishnagiri is a state assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, India. It is a part of the similarly-named constituency for national elections to the Parliament of India. This constituency is delimited in the year 2008.[citation needed]

Krishnagiri was one of 17 assembly constituencies to have VVPAT facility with EVMs in 2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election.[1]

It comprises the following areas.[2]

  • Krishnagiri Taluk (Part) - Polupalli, Kurubarapalli, Ragimaganapalli, Junjupalli, Byanapalli, Kothapetta, Kattinayanapalli, Kammaampalli, Boganapalli, Pethathalapalli, Gangaleri, Kondepalli, Kompalli, Sembadamuthur, Gooliam, Bellampalli, Chikkapoovathi, Thandegoundanahalli, Alapatti, Agaram, Marikkampalli, Bellarampalli, Periyamuthur, Devasamudiram, Agasipalli, Chowttahalli, Sundekuppam, Timmapuram, Katteri, Gundalapatti, Sokkadi, Velakalahalli, Chaparthi, Bannihalli, Mittahalli, Errahalli, Kaveripattinam, Paiyur, Jagadab, Kallukurukki and Karadihalli villages.
  • Krishnagiri Municipality & Kattiganapalli
  • Kaveripattinam Town Panchayat

Madras StateEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 D. Krishna Moorthy Gounder Independent
1957 S. Nagaraja Manigar Indian National Congress
1962 Sreeramulu Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1967 P. M. M. Gounder Indian National Congress

Tamil NaduEdit

Year Winner Party
1971 C. Maniappan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 K. R. Chinnarasu All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 K. R. Chinnarasu All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 K. R. Chinnaraju All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 K. Kanchana Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 K. Munivenkatappan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 Kanchana Kamalanathan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2001 V. Govindarasu All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2006 T. Senguttuvan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2011 K. P. Munusamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2016 T. Senguttuvan[3] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EC to tighten grip on cash for votes".
  2. ^ "Constituencies post-delimitation 2008" (PDF). CEO, Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  3. ^ "2016 Tamil Nadu General Election: Constituency Data Summary" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 53. Retrieved 27 May 2016.