Salem (Lok Sabha constituency)

Salem is a parliamentary (Lok Sabha) constituency in Tamil Nadu, India.

Salem
Lok Sabha Constituency
Salem lok sabha constituency.png
Salem constituency, post-2008 delimitation
IncumbentS.R.Parthiban
Parliamentary PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
Constituency Details
Established1952-present
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors16,11,982[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesOmalur
Edappadi
Salem West
Salem North
Salem South
Veerapandi

Assembly segmentsEdit

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
84. Omalur None Salem
86. Edappadi None Salem
88. Salem West None Salem
89. Salem North None Salem
90. Salem South None Salem
91. Veerapandi None Salem

Members of ParliamentEdit

Key

 INC    DMK    AIADMK  

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 S. V. Ramaswamy Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 S. V. Ramaswamy Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 S. V. Ramaswamy Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 K. Rajaram Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fifth 1971-77 E. R. Krishnan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixth 1977-80 P. Kannan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1980-84 C. Palaniappan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eighth 1984-89 Rangarajan Kumaramangalam Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Rangarajan Kumaramangalam Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Rangarajan Kumaramangalam Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 R. Devadass Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Vazhappady Koothappadayachi Ramamurthy Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999-04 T. M. Selvaganapathi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth 2004-09 K. V. Thangkabalu Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-14 S. Semmalai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixteenth 2014-19 V. Pannerselvam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventeenth 2019-incumbent S. R. Parthiban[3] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election resultsEdit

2019 resultsEdit

General Election, 2019: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK S. R. Parthiban 6,06,302 48.3% +13.19
AIADMK K. R. S. Saravanan 4,59,376 36.6% -11.76
MNM M.Prabu Manikandan 58,662 4.67 +4.67
AMMK S. K. Selvam 52,332 4.17 +4.17
NTK Raja Ammaiyappan 33,890 2.7 +2.7
NOTA None of the Above 17,130 1.36
Majority 1,46,926 11.70
Turnout 12,56,330 77.91
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2014 resultsEdit

General Election, 2014: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK V. Pannerselvam 5,56,546 48.36 +5.88
DMK S.Umarani 2,88,936 25.11 +4.73
DMDK L.K.Sudhish 2,01,265 17.49 +4.05
Indian National Congress Rangarajan Mohan Kumaramangalam 46,477 4.04 -33.25
Independent N.Chinnusamy 5,374 0.47 n/a
AAP E.Satheesh Kumar 5,198 0.45 -
Independent K.Govindaraju 3,261 0.28 n/a
Independent M.Senthil Kumar 2,903 0.25 n/a
Independent S.Sakthivel 2,581 0.22 n/a
Independent S.Sakthivel 2,581 0.22 n/a
Independent A.Raja 2,203 0.19 n/a
Independent R.Kuppayee 1,701 0.15 n/a
Makkal Manadu G.Shanmugam 1,623 0.14 n/a
BSP T.Vinayagamoorthi 1,617 0.14 -0.40
Independent S.Umarani 1,232 0.11 n/a
Independent A.Rajakannu 1,151 0.10 n/a
Independent K.Thiagarajan 777 0.07 n/a
Independent M.Arumugam 731 0.06 n/a
RPI(A) R.Venkatesan 623 0.05 -
Independent N.Panneerselvam 574 0.05 n/a
Independent M.Ahamed Shahjahan 529 0.05 n/a
Independent I.Abdul Wahid 526 0.05 n/a
Independent R.Prakasam 484 0.04 n/a
AITC A.Mass Ganesh 474 0.04 n/a
Independent G.Nandakumar 357 0.03 n/a
NOTA None of the above 20,601 1.79 -
Majority 2,67,610 23.25 -18.06
Turnout 11,50,296 76.78 +0.36
AIADMK hold Swing +5.88

2009 resultsEdit

General Election, 2009:Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK S. Semmalai 3,80,460 42.48 +6.22
Indian National Congress K. V. Thangkabalu 3,33,969 37.29 -22.64
DMDK Alagaapuram R.Mohanraj 1,20,325 13.44 -
Independent C.Selladurai 23,056 2.57 n/a
BSP R.Balasubramani 4,858 0.54 +0.28
Independent K.Nandagopal 4,451 0.50 n/a
Independent Po.Nallathambi 4,441 0.50 n/a
Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi M.Ashok Samraj 3,642 0.41 n/a
Independent N.B.Dhamodharan 3,111 0.35 n/a
Independent T.Periyasamy 3,010 0.34 n/a
Akila India Vallalar Peravai M.Annadurai 2,041 0.23 n/a
Independent M.A.Shah Jahan 1,832 0.20 -0.94
Pyramid Party of India A.Andhraprakash 1,713 0.19 n/a
Independent N.Chinnan 1,297 0.14 n/a
Independent C.Kowsalya 1,059 0.12 n/a
Independent P.Muthusamy 1,026 0.11 n/a
Independent C.D.Jayavenugopal 949 0.11 n/a
Independent K.S.Govanam Thangavel 854 0.10 n/a
Independent M.Krishnan 775 0.09 n/a
AITC M.A.S.S.Ganesh 755 0.08 n/a
Independent G.Chandrasekaran 658 0.07 n/a
Independent V.Maheswaran 658 0.07 n/a
Independent A.Muniyappan 614 0.07 n/a
Majority 46,491 5.19 -18.48
Turnout 8,95,554 76.42 +17.17
AIADMK gain from Indian National Congress Swing +6.22

2004 resultsEdit

General Election, 2004: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Indian National Congress K. V. Thangkabalu 4,44,591 59.93 +52.64
AIADMK A.Rajasekaran 2,68,964 36.26 -12.63
Independent M.A.Shah Jahan 8,466 1.14 n/a
Independent C.D.Jaya Venugopal 4,346 0.58 n/a
ABHM N.Balakrishnan 4,101 0.55 n/a
JP R.Rajavel 3,916 0.52 n/a
Independent M.Rajavel 1,334 0.18 n/a
Independent Dr. A.K.Asraf Ali 920 0.12 n/a
Independent A.Baskar 829 0.11 n/a
Independent P.Rathinam 747 0.10 n/a
Independent J.Basheer 690 0.09 n/a
Independent K.A.Gopal 673 0.09 n/a
Independent G.A.Kannan 660 0.09 n/a
Independent K.Selvam 611 0.08 n/a
Independent M.Syed Mohammed 589 0.08 n/a
Majority 1,75,627 23.67 +20.2
Turnout 7,41,437 59.25 +0.08
Indian National Congress gain from AIADMK Swing +52.64

1999 resultsEdit

General Election, 1999: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK T.M.Selvaganapathi 363,689 49.73 -4.59
Tamizhaga Rajiv Congress K.Ramamurthy 338,278 46.26 N/A
TMC R.Devadass 19,604 2.68 -32.17
Independent P.M.Selvakumaran 2,678 0.37 N/A
Tamil Nadu Peasants & Workers Party M.Arjunan 1,631 0.22 N/A
Independent R.Sadhasivam 946 0.13 N/A
Independent A.Ashokan 672 0.09 N/A
Communist Party of India (Marxist-Lenninist) (Liberation) A.Chandramohan 652 0.09 N/A
Independent P.Sampath Kumar 462 0.06 N/A
Independent B.L.Murugan 434 0.06 N/A
Independent K.Kannan 395 0.05 N/A
Christian Mannetra Kazhagam C.Ramamoorthi 385 0.05 N/A
Bharatha Makkal Congress K.Arivumani 384 0.05 N/A
Ajeya Bharat Party S.Kesavarajan 248 0.03 -0.29
Independent T.Periyasamy 235 0.03 N/A
Independent D.M.Mohammad Nazeerudeen 129 0.02 N/A
Independent R.Manickam 123 0.02 N/A
Independent P.Chinathambi 107 0.01 N/A
Tharasu Makkal Mandram M.A.K.Manimeghalan 105 0.01 -0.16
Independent R.Srinivasan 81 0.01 N/A
Independent S.K.Rajendran 39 0.01 N/A
Majority 25,411 3.47 -17.15
Turnout 743,934 59.17 +1.47
AIADMK gain from Tamizhaga Rajiv Congress Swing -4.59

1998 resultsEdit

General Election, 1998: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent K.Ramamurthy 365,557 55.47 -
TMC R.Devadass 229,677 34.85 -12.22
Indian National Congress K.V.Thangkabalu 48,027 7.29 -21.73
Independent P.Sampathkumar 10,311 1.56 -
Ajeya Bharat Party S.Kesavarajan 2,091 0.32 -
BSP A.G.Padmanabhan 1,710 0.26 -
Independent P.Marimuthu 550 0.08 -
Independent K.Palanisamy 495 0.08 -
Independent C.Singaravelu 405 0.06 -
Independent T.Periasamy 150 0.02 -
Majority 135,880 20.62 +2.57
Turnout 679,778 57.70 -7.66
Independent gain from TMC Swing +55.47

1996 resultsEdit

General Election, 1996: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TMC R.Devadass 315,277 47.07 N/A
Indian National Congress K.V.Thangkabalu 194,392 29.02 -38.01
AIIC(T) P.Rangarajan Kumaramangalam 120,345 17.97 N/A
BJP N.Rajamani 9,538 1.42 +0.12
MDMK B.Mohanraj 6,245 0.93 N/A
Independent A.C.Murugesan 4,927 0.74 -
Independent S.Eswaran 1,944 0.29 -
RPI A.Madeswaran 1,218 0.18 -
Independent V.Chinnasamy 1,172 0.17 -
Independent C.Manickam 1,164 0.17 -
Independent A.Rajendran 1,063 0.16 -
Independent M.Balavenkatesh 1,009 0.15 -
Independent Bala.Nagamanickam 988 0.15 -
Independent S.Sait Musthafa 911 0.14 -
Independent A.Mahabook Shariff 897 0.13 -
Independent N.Krishnamoorthy 784 0.12 -
Independent K.Ganesan 784 0.12 -
Independent V.Ram Mohan 755 0.11 -
Independent P.M.Selvakumaran 698 0.10 -
Independent P.Sampath Kumar 644 0.10 -
Independent S.B.Meganathan 571 0.09 -
Independent K.Palanisamy 540 0.08 -
Independent M.Kandasami 466 0.07 -
Independent B.Ramamoorthy 456 0.07 -
Independent N.Krishnamoorthy 417 0.06 -
Independent S.T.Sivagnanam 406 0.06 -
Independent P.Mayan 399 0.06 -
Independent K.Annamalai 397 0.06 -
Independent K.M.Padmanapan 396 0.06 -
Independent N.Chakkarapani 318 0.05 -
Independent S.Annamalai 245 0.04 -
Independent Vedanayagam Rama 188 0.03 -
Independent S.Venkatachalam 183 0.03 -
Independent Velliangiri K.S Veerapandi 80 0.01 -
Majority 120,885 18.05 -28.59
Turnout 706,406 65.36 +4.25
TMC gain from Indian National Congress Swing +47.07

1991 resultsEdit

General Election, 1991: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Indian National Congress Rangarajan Kumaramangalam 406,042 67.03 +6.18
DMK K.P.Arthanarisamy 123,474 20.38 -3.78
PMK K.Arjunan 56,775 9.37 -3.63
BJP K.S.Ramanathan 7,867 1.30 N/A
JP V.S.Paramasivam 2,675 0.44 -23.34
Independent Anbalali Selvi V. (W) 1,719 0.28 -
Independent S.Sekar 1,140 0.19 -
Tharasu Makkal Mandram Bharathi alias Bharathiraja A. 1,037 0.17 0
Independent T.Ramchandran 983 0.16 -
Independent S.Selladurai 953 0.16 -
Independent M.Kandasamy 574 0.09 -
Independent S.T.Sivagnanam 474 0.08 -
Independent N.Chakkarapani 458 0.08 -
Independent K.Thiruganana-Sambantham 413 0.07 -
Independent Velliangiri 365 0.06 -
Independent P.P.Chandrasekar 311 0.05 -
Independent P.Sivaprakasam 272 0.04 -
Independent D.Siva Kumar 217 0.04 -
Majority 282,568 46.64 +9.95
Turnout 629,493 61.11 -3.67
Indian National Congress gain from [[|parameter 1 should be a party name.]] Swing +6.18

1989 resultsEdit

General Election, 1989: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Indian National Congress Rangarajan Kumaramangalam 400,936 60.85 -8.36
DMK M.Karthikeyan 159,166 24.16 -26.69
PMK K.Sadasivam 85,628 13.00 -
Tamiliar Kazhagam A.Balasumbramaniam 5,721 0.87 -
Independent N.Krishnamurthy 1,186 0.18 -
Independent K.Perumal 1,137 0.17 -
Tharasu Makkal Mandaram P.Pachamuthu 1,088 0.17 -
Independent I.Ramachadran 857 0.13 -
Independent M.D.Sugabnan 576 0.09 -
Independent M.Kandasamy 403 0.06 -
Independent M.Palanisamy 371 0.06 -
Independent S.Sekar 355 0.05 -
Independent R.Radhakrishnan 334 0.05 -
Independent S.T.Sivagnanam 315 0.05 -
Independent K.S.Villingiri 279 0.04 -
Independent V.Ashok Kumar 278 0.04 -
Independent P.Chandrasekar 255 0.04 -
Majority 241,770 36.69 -8.74
Turnout 668,594 64.78 -6.69
Indian National Congress gain from [[|parameter 1 should be a party name.]] Swing -8.36

1984 resultsEdit

General Election, 1984: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Indian National Congress Rangarajan Kumaramangalam 359,819 69.21 +28.66
JP M.A.Kandasamy 123,644 23.78 N/A
Independent T.Sambalingam 6,808 1.31 +0.59
Independent O.K.Ekambaram 6,218 1.20 -
Independent P.Raju 5,785 1.11 -
Independent A.M.Vachravel 3,445 0.66 -
Independent M.Sengottuvelu 3,430 0.66 -
Independent G.Selvaraj 2,752 0.53 -
Independent R.Thangaraju 2,660 0.51 -
Independent G.Mani 2,276 0.44 -
Independent S.Ariyaputhran 1,677 0.32 -
Independent P.Thulsi Ramachari 1,349 0.26 -
Majority 236,175 45.43 +39.73
Turnout 548,043 71.47 +3.4
Indian National Congress gain from JP Swing +28.66

1980 resultsEdit

General Election, 1980: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK C.Palaniappan 233,971 50.85 +10.53
AIADMK P. Kannan 207,713 45.14 -12.96
INC(U) M.Gandhinathan 5381 1.17 -
Independent T.Sambalingam 3,327 0.72 -
Independent P.N.Balasubramaniam 3,007 0.65 -
Independent M.Ramaswami 1864 0.41 -
Independent Vasanthi Muthu 1,442 0.31 -
Independent B.Vadivelu 1,092 0.24 -
Independent C.N.Kangani 953 0.21 -
Independent P. Kandasamy 918 0.20 -
Independent S.C.Thambi (Sakkari Gounder ) 440 0.10 -
Majority 26,258 5.70 -7.57
Turnout 470,633 68.07 +3.11
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing +10.53

1977 resultsEdit

General Election, 1977: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK P. Kannan 254,138 58.71 N/A
DMK K.Rajaram 174,534 40.32 -15.55
Independent B.T.Ramalingam 1296 0.30 n/a
Independent N.Adhinarayanan 1103 0.30 n/a
Independent T.Ponnusamy 1059 0.24 n/a
Independent K.Asaithambi 1296 0.30 n/a
Majority 54,796 13.27 +9.35
Turnout 440,410 64.96 -10.65
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

1971 resultsEdit

General Election, 1971: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK E.R. Krishnan 230,736 55.87 -1.2
INC (O) M. P. Subramanyam 175,940 42.60 n/a
BJS K. N. Lakshmanan 3944 0.96 -1.42
Independent T. V. Anganna Chettiar 2339 0.57% n/a
Majority 54,796 13.27 +9.35
Turnout 422,782 70.87 -4.74
DMK gain from [[|parameter 1 should be a party name.]] Swing -1.2

1967 resultsEdit

General Election, 1967: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK K. Rajaram 219,380 57.07 +11.65
Indian National Congress R. Ramakrishnan 155,871 40.55 -8.79
BJS R. S. Rao 9,168 2.38 n/a
Majority 63,509 16.52 +12.6
Turnout 393,435 75.61 +5.99
DMK gain from Indian National Congress Swing +11.65

1962 resultsEdit

General Election, 1962: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Indian National Congress S. V. Ramaswamy 147,525 49.34 +2.74
DMK K. Rajagopal 135,787 45.42 -
Independent R. K. Periasamy 5,605 1.87 n/a
Independent T. S. Periasami 5,493 1.84 n/a
BJS J. Srinivasan 4,581 1.53 n/a
Majority 11,738 3.92 -26.25
Turnout 306,635 69.62 +24.6
Indian National Congress gain from [[|parameter 1 should be a party name.]] Swing

1957 resultsEdit

General Election, 1957: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Indian National Congress S. V. Ramaswamy 85,342 47.18 +2.74
Independent S. K. Babie Kandasami 30,764 17.01 n/a
Independent A. Ganesasankaran 29,529 16.32 n/a
Independent B. V. Govindaraj 26,878 14.86 n/a
Independent Manicka Mudaliar 8,370 4.63 n/a
Majority 54,578 30.17 +24.84
Turnout 180,883 45.02 -10.6
Indian National Congress gain from [[|parameter 1 should be a party name.]] Swing +2.74

1952 resultsEdit

General Election, 1952: Salem
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Indian National Congress S. V. Ramaswamy 90,570 44.44 n/a
Independent Rao Sahaib S. Durai swamy Pillai 79,705 39.11 n/a
Majority 10,865 5.33 -
Turnout 203,792 55.62 -
Indian National Congress gain from [[|parameter 1 should be a party name.]] Swing

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 4 May 2006. Retrieved 9 October 2008.
  3. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 27. Retrieved 2 June 2019.

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