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Nilgiris (Lok Sabha constituency)


Nilgiris is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

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Assembly segmentsEdit

Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

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

Members of the ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

General Election, 2009: Nilgiris
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK A. Raja[2] 3,16,303 44.64 +16.69
MDMK Krishnan C[3] 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 59.29 +4.21
DMK gain from MDMK Swing 16.69
General Election, 2004: Nilgiris
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC R. Prabhu 494,121 63.26 +16.69
BJP M. Master Mathan 257,619 32.98 -16.81
Independent Pappannan. T. K 10,649 1.36 n/a
Majority 236,502 30.28 +27.05
Turnout 781,152 59.29 +4.21
INC gain from BJP Swing 16.69

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/archiveofge2009/Stats/VOLI/25_ConstituencyWiseDetailedResult.pdf
  3. ^ http://blogs.thehindu.com/elections2009/?p=2796

See alsoEdit