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Nilgiris is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu. Since 2009 , this constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.

Nilgiris
Nilgiris lok sabha constituency.png
Nilgiris constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence1957-present
ReservationScheduled Caste
Current MPA. Raja
PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors1,003,168[1]
Most Successful PartyIndian National Congress (7 times)
Assembly Constituencies107. Bhavanisagar
108. Ootacamund
109. Gudalur (SC)
110. Coonoor
111. Mettuppalayam
112. Avanashi (SC)

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Assembly segmentsEdit

Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]

  1. Mettupalayam
  2. Avanashi (SC)
  3. Bhavanisagar(SC)
  4. Coonoor (SC)
  5. Ootacamund
  6. Gudalur

Members of the ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

17th Lok Sabha: 2019 General Elections[4]Edit

2019 Indian general elections: Nilgiris (SC)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK A.Raja 5,47,832 54.20
AIADMK M. Thiagarajan 3,42,009 33.84
MNM Rajendran 41,169 4.07
AMMK M. Ramasamy IAS(Retd) 40,419 4.00
Independent M. Subramani 5,229 0.52
BSP R. Ashok Kumar 4,088 0.40
Independent A. Nagarajan 2,199 0.22
Independent M .Rajarathinam 4,747 0.47
Independent K. Raja 3,257 0.32
NOTA None of the Above 18,149 1.8 N/A
Majority 205,823
Turnout 10,10,719 74.01 -0.59
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing TBA

16th Lok Sabha: 2014 General ElectionsEdit

2014 Indian general elections: Nilgiris (SC)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK C. Gopalakrishnan 4,63,700 49.7 +11.3
DMK A. Raja 3,58,760 38.4 N/A
INC P. Gandhi 37,702 4.04 N/A
NOTA None of the above 46,559 4.99 N/A
Majority 1,24,002 7.88 -23.6
Turnout 9,33,493 74.60 +2.6
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing +11.3

15th Lok Sabha: 2009 General ElectionsEdit

2009 Indian general elections: Nilgiris (SC)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK A. Raja[5] 3,16,303 44.64 +16.69
MDMK Krishnan C[6] 2,30,756 32.52 -16.81
DMDK Selvaraj S 76,613 10.80 -16.81
KNMK Bhadiran S 32,776 4.62 -16.81
BJP S. Guroomurthy 18,690 2.63 -16.81
Majority 236,502 30.28 +27.05
Turnout 7,09,705 70.8 +11.7
DMK gain from MDMK Swing 16.69

14th Lok Sabha: 2004 General ElectionsEdit

2004 Indian general elections: Nilgiris
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC R. Prabhu 494,121 63.5 +16.9
BJP M. Master Mathan 257,619 33.01 -16.81
Independent Pappannan. T. K 10,649 1.36 n/a
Majority 236,502 30.40 +27.05
Turnout 781,152 59.29 +4.21
INC gain from BJP Swing 16.69

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2008-10-10.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "General Election 2019 - Election Commission of India". results.eci.gov.in. Retrieved 2019-05-23.
  5. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/archiveofge2009/Stats/VOLI/25_ConstituencyWiseDetailedResult.pdf
  6. ^ http://blogs.thehindu.com/elections2009/?p=2796

External linksEdit