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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 MPC. Gopalakrishnan
PartyAIADMK
Elected Year2014 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

Key

 DMK    INC    BJP    AIADMK  

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Second 1957-62 C.Nanjappa Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Akkamma Devi Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 M.K. Nanja Gowder Swatantra Party
Fifth 1971-77 J. Matha Gowder Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixth 1977-80 P. S Ramalingam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1980-84 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Elewenth 1996-98 S. R. Balasubramaniam Tamil Maanila Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 M. Master Mathan Bharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999-04 M. Master Mathan Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-2009 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
2009 onward, this constituency reserved for Scheduled Castes
Fifteenth 2009-2014 A. Raja Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixteenth 2014-2019 C. Gopalakrishnan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventeenth 2019- TBD TBD

Election resultsEdit

17th Lok Sabha: 2019 General ElectionsEdit

Indian general elections, 2019: Nilgiris (SC)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK A.Raja
AIADMK M. Thiagarajan
MNM Rajendran
AMMK M. Ramasamy IAS(Retd)
BSP R. Ashok Kumar
Independent P Arumugam
Independent M. Subramani
Independent A. Nagarajan
Independent M .Rajarathinam
Independent K. Raja
NOTA None of the Above N/A
Majority
Turnout TBA TBA TBA
TBA gain from TBA Swing TBA

16th Lok Sabha: 2014 General ElectionsEdit

Indian general elections, 2014: 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

Indian general elections, 2009: Nilgiris (SC)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK A. Raja[3] 3,16,303 44.64 +16.69
MDMK Krishnan C[4] 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

Indian general elections, 2004: 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

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. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/archiveofge2009/Stats/VOLI/25_ConstituencyWiseDetailedResult.pdf
  4. ^ http://blogs.thehindu.com/elections2009/?p=2796

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