Padmanabhapuram (state assembly constituency)

Coordinates: 8°15′2.6″N 77°19′36.2″E / 8.250722°N 77.326722°E / 8.250722; 77.326722

Padmanabhapuram is an assembly constituency located in Nagercoil Lok Sabha Constituency in Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu.

Padmanabhapuram
State Assembly Constituency
Padmanabhapuram Clock Tower.jpg
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
Existence1952-present
ReservationGeneral
Current MLAT. Mano Thangaraj
PartyDMK
Elected Year2021
Total Electors236398 [1]
Most Successful PartyDMK (4 times)


Travancore-cochin assemblyEdit

Constituency Year Winner Party
Kalkulam 1952 N. A. Noor Mohammad Tamil Nadu Congress
Padmanabhapuram 1954 N. A. Noor Mohammad Tamil Nadu Congress

Madras State assemblyEdit

Year Winner Party
1957 Thompson Dharmaraj Daniel Indian National Congress
1962 Kunjan Nadar (Rayan Nadar) Independent
1967 V. George Indian National Congress

Tamil Nadu assemblyEdit

Year Winner Party
1971 A. Swamidhas Indian National Congress
1977 A. Swamidhas Janata Party
1980 P. Mohammad Ismail Janata Party
1984 V. Balachandran Independent (Supported by Hindu Munnani)[2]
1989 S. Noor Mohammad Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1991 K. Lawrence All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 C. Velayudham Bharatiya Janata Party
2001 K. P. Rajendra Prasad All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2006 T. Theodre Reginald Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2011 Dr. Pushpa Leela Alban Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2016 Mano Thangaraj Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2021 Mano Thangaraj Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election resultsEdit

Vote share of Winning candidates
2021
51.57%
2016
47.20%
2011
41.48%
2006
53.06%
2001
42.94%
1996
31.76%
1991
51.85%
1989
27.24%
1984
37.77%
1980
37.27%
1977
47.81%
1971
56.05%
1967
46.06%
1962
46.47%
1957
80.15%

2021Edit

2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK Mano Thangaraj 87,744 51.57%
AIADMK John Thankam. D. 60,859 35.77%
NTK Seelan 13,899 8.17%
AMMK Jenkins. D. 3,234 1.90%
BSP Latha. P. 1,272 0.75%
NOTA Nota 1,036 0.61%
MNM Jeyaraj. M. 981 0.58%
Independent Syedali. A. 324 0.19%
Independent Glory Selvi. T. 271 0.16%
Independent Mathan. F. 177 0.10%
Independent Robert Singh. I. 175 0.10%
Margin of victory 26,885 15.80% -9.52%
Turnout 170,156 70.65% 2.30%
Registered electors 240,853
DMK hold Swing 4.37%


2016Edit

2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK Mano Thangaraj 76,249 47.20%
AIADMK Rajendra Prasad K P 35,344 21.88%
BJP Sheeba Prasad Su 31,994 19.80%
DMDK Jeganathan D 13,185 8.16%
NOTA None Of The Above 1,359 0.84%
NTK Arul Selestin Raj 826 0.51%
Independent Veludhas M P 588 0.36%
SHS V M Jegadev 445 0.28%
PMK Shaju V M 410 0.25%
Independent Durairaj S 306 0.19%
Independent Rajendra Prasath V 270 0.17%
Margin of victory 40,905 25.32% 11.94%
Turnout 161,560 68.34% -1.60%
Registered electors 236,398
DMK hold Swing 5.72%


2011Edit

2011 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK Dr. Pushpa Leela Alban 59,882 41.48%
DMDK S. Austin 40,561 28.10%
BJP G. Sujith Kumar 34,491 23.89%
Independent R. S. Sriraman 4,029 2.79%
Independent M. Vijayakumar 1,803 1.25%
Independent C. Robi 871 0.60%
BSP Dr. C. Madhesan 808 0.56%
Akhil Bharat Hindu Maha Sabha S. Durai Raj 598 0.41%
Independent R. R. Nisanth 431 0.30%
Independent S. Vijaya Raj 319 0.22%
Independent P. Ramesh Babu 283 0.20%
Margin of victory 19,321 13.38% -18.55%
Turnout 206,399 69.94% 7.57%
Registered electors 144,362
DMK hold Swing -11.58%


2006Edit

2006 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK T. Theodre Reginald 51,612 53.06%
AIADMK K. P. Rajendra Prasad 20,546 21.12%
BJP C. Velayudham 19,777 20.33%
DMDK Selvin. C 3,360 3.45%
Independent Thomas. S 608 0.63%
Independent Lal Bensam. Y 564 0.58%
BSP Kumaraswamy. V 448 0.46%
Independent Antony. M 194 0.20%
Independent Murugesan. C 164 0.17%
Margin of victory 31,066 31.94% 28.65%
Turnout 97,273 62.37% 10.75%
Registered electors 155,950
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing 10.11%


2001Edit

2001 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK K. P. Rajendra Prasad 36,223 42.94%
BJP C. Velayudham 33,449 39.66%
Independent Sundara Balies. P 7,059 8.37%
JD(S) Arulraj. D 5,455 6.47%
Independent Reghu . R 1,173 1.39%
Independent Amala Bai. G. Tmt. 367 0.44%
Independent Ayyappan . A 321 0.38%
Independent Ponnuswamy. I 302 0.36%
Margin of victory 2,774 3.29% -1.97%
Turnout 84,349 51.62% -8.89%
Registered electors 163,430
AIADMK gain from BJP Swing 11.18%


1996Edit

1996 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP C. Velayudham 27,443 31.76%
DMK Bala Janathipathy 22,903 26.51%
AIADMK K. Lawrence 12,053 13.95%
CPI (M) S. Noor Mohammad 11,746 13.59%
AIIC(T) Joseph. T. C. 10,942 12.66%
Independent Selvaraj. M. 304 0.35%
Independent Arumugarajan. M. 153 0.18%
Independent Sreenivasa Raman 152 0.18%
Independent Nagoor Meeran Mohamed. U. 102 0.12%
Independent Pon Wilson 101 0.12%
Independent Alfred. N. 78 0.09%
Margin of victory 4,540 5.25% -22.86%
Turnout 86,408 60.52% 1.16%
Registered electors 148,031
BJP gain from AIADMK Swing -20.09%


1991Edit

1991 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK K. Lawrence 42,950 51.85%
CPI (M) S. Noor Mohammad 19,657 23.73%
BJP C. Velayudham 19,653 23.72%
Independent Mariarajamony R. 202 0.24%
PMK Chellathurai N. 106 0.13%
Tharasu Makkal Mandram Joseph T. 103 0.12%
Independent Vargheese S. 74 0.09%
Independent Chellappan L. 56 0.07%
Independent Krishnamoorthy V. 37 0.04%
Margin of victory 23,293 28.12% 26.45%
Turnout 82,838 59.35% -4.10%
Registered electors 143,018
AIADMK gain from CPI (M) Swing 24.61%


1989Edit

1989 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) S. Noor Mohammad 21,489 27.24%
INC Joseph. A. T. C. M 20,175 25.57%
Independent Kumararadhas. D. M 17,330 21.97%
BJP Velayudhan. C. M 14,404 18.26%
AIADMK Selvaraj. P. M 4,803 6.09%
Independent Chenpagaraman. V. M 256 0.32%
Independent George. D. K. M 221 0.28%
Independent Ramachandran. V. M 85 0.11%
Independent Shahul Hameed Athithan. M. S. M 75 0.10%
Independent Dhas A. P. M 53 0.07%
Margin of victory 1,314 1.67% -4.06%
Turnout 78,891 63.45% -8.59%
Registered electors 125,883
CPI (M) gain from Independent Swing -10.54%


1984Edit

1984 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent V. Balachandran 28,465 37.77%
AIADMK M. Vincent 24,148 32.05%
JP P. D. S. Mony 22,743 30.18%
Margin of victory 4,317 5.73% 1.35%
Turnout 75,356 72.04% 19.31%
Registered electors 110,266
Independent gain from JP Swing 0.51%


1980Edit

1980 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP P. Mohammad Ismail 19,758 37.27%
Lawrence. K. 17,434 32.88%
INC Pauliah. A. 15,618 29.46%
Independent Selvamony. B. 147 0.28%
Independent Joseph. T. C. 60 0.11%
Margin of victory 2,324 4.38% -12.63%
Turnout 53,017 52.73% 3.33%
Registered electors 101,364
JP hold Swing -10.55%


1977Edit

1977 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP A. Swamidhas 22,910 47.81%
AIADMK N.V. Kanniyapan 14,757 30.80%
DMK A. Rajappa 5,551 11.59%
INC M. Ratnaswamy 3,713 7.75%
Independent R. Antrose Mary 662 1.38%
Independent N.C. Ramaswamy 321 0.67%
Margin of victory 8,153 17.02% -9.34%
Turnout 47,914 49.40% -16.84%
Registered electors 97,615
JP gain from INC Swing -8.24%


1971Edit

1971 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC A. Swamidhas 32,416 56.05%
DMK Michael G. C. 17,174 29.70%
CPI (M) Ali M. M. 8,243 14.25%
Margin of victory 15,242 26.36% 13.42%
Turnout 57,833 66.24% -4.15%
Registered electors 89,344
INC hold Swing 9.99%


1967Edit

1967 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC V. George 24,661 46.06%
CPI (M) M. M. Ali 17,738 33.13%
SWA J. Nesamony 6,247 11.67%
Independent A. K. Nadar 4,895 9.14%
Margin of victory 6,923 12.93% -10.90%
Turnout 53,541 70.39% 9.77%
Registered electors 78,992
INC gain from Independent Swing -0.41%


1962Edit

1962 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Kunjan Nadar (Rayan Nadar) 23,747 46.47%
CPI Francis 11,572 22.65%
INC Thompson Dharmaraj Daniel 10,287 20.13%
Independent J. Nesamony 5,492 10.75%
Margin of victory 12,175 23.83% -36.48%
Turnout 51,098 60.63% 13.25%
Registered electors 87,999
Independent gain from INC Swing -33.68%


1957Edit

1957 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Padmanabhapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Thompson Dharmaraj Daniel 29,276 80.15%
Independent S. Muthukaruppa Pillai 7,250 19.85%
Margin of victory 22,026 60.30%
Turnout 36,526 47.37%
Registered electors 77,102
INC win (new seat)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Assembly wise final electoral count-29April2016" (PDF). Tamil Nadu Election Commission. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Kumar, P.S. Suresh (23 April 2006). "Kanyakumari will witness multi-cornered contests". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 July 2020.

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