Sankarankoil Assembly constituency


Sankarankoil is a state assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu. It is a Scheduled Caste reserved constituency. Elections and winners in the constituency are listed below. It is part of the Tenkasi Lok Sabha constituency.

Sankarankoil
Constituency for the State Assembly
Constituency-Sankarankovil.svg
Constituency Details
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
Total electors2,54,243
Member of Legislative Assembly
Current MLAE. Raja
Party  DMK  
Elected year2021

Madras StateEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 Ramasundara Karunalaya Pandian and P. Urkavalan Independent and Indian National Congress
1957 A. R. Subbiah Mudaliar and P. Urkavalan Indian National Congress
1962 S. M. Abdul Majid Sahib Indian National Congress
1967 P. Durairaj Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Tamil NaduEdit

Year Winner Party
1971 S. Subbiah Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1977 S. Subbiah Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 P. Durairaj All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 S. Sankaralingam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1989 S. Thangavelu Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 V. Gopalakrishnan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1996 C. Karuppasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2001 C. Karuppasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2006 C. Karuppasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2011 C. Karuppasamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2012* S. Muthuselvi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2016 V. M. Rajalakshmi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2021 E. Raja Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

* By-Elections were held on the account of vacancy due to the demise of the sitting MLA

Election ResultsEdit

Vote share of Winning candidates
2021
38.92%
2016
44.36%
2012 By-election
59.4%
2011
49.99%
2006
40.33%
2001
43.51%
1996
33.94%
1991
61.88%
1989
43.99%
1984
54.45%
1980
48.87%
1977
34.26%
1971
61.84%
1967
62.79%
1962
52.41%
1957
27.80%
1952
36.81%

2021Edit

2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK E. Raja 71,347 39.34% +3.13
AIADMK V. M. Rajalakshmi 66,050 36.42% -7.95
AMMK R. Annadurai 22,682 12.51% New
NTK P. Mahendrakumari 13,851 7.64% +6.24
MNM K. Prabhu 2,338 1.29% New
NOTA NOTA 1,957 1.08% -0.19
PT V. Subramaniam 1,941 1.07% New
Margin of victory 5,297 2.92% -5.24%
Turnout 181,381 71.34% -4.62%
Rejected ballots 420 0.23%
Registered electors 254,243
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing -5.03%

2016Edit

2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK V. M. Rajalakshmi 78,751 44.36% -5.63
DMK G. Anbumani 64,262 36.20% -6.6
MDMK Dr. T. Sadhan Tirumalaikumar 20,807 11.72% New
BJP K. Gunasekaran 4,242 2.39% +1.1
NTK Amutha 2,476 1.39% New
NOTA NOTA 2,258 1.27% New
AIFB K. Murugan 1,042 0.59% New
Margin of victory 14,489 8.16% 0.97%
Turnout 177,510 75.97% 0.25%
Registered electors 233,672
AIADMK hold Swing -5.63%

2012 By-electionEdit

By-election, 2012: Sankarankovil
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK S. Muthuselvi 94,977 59.4
DMK J. Jawahar SuryaKumar 26220 16.4
MDMK T. Sadhan Tirumalaikumar 20,678 12.9
DMDK K. Muthukumar 12,144 2.05
BJP L. Murugan 1,633 0.10
Majority 68,757 43
Turnout 1,59,772
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

2011Edit

2011 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK C. Karuppasamy 72,297 49.99% +9.66
DMK M. Umamaheswari 61,902 42.80% +6.01
Independent A. Lakshmi Nathan 2,198 1.52% New
Independent S. Rajendran 1,917 1.33% New
BJP C. Saratha 1,862 1.29% New
Independent P. Subbulakshmi 1,210 0.84% New
Independent S. Gunaseelan 895 0.62% New
BSP A. Kumar Alias 815 0.56% -7.42
Margin of victory 10,395 7.19% 3.65%
Turnout 144,622 75.71% 6.23%
Registered electors 191,012
AIADMK hold Swing 9.66%

2006Edit

2006 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK C. Karuppasamy 50,603 40.33% -3.18
DMK S. Thangavelu 46,161 36.79% New
BSP A. Karuppasamy 10,015 7.98% New
AIFB P. Subbulakshmi 9,740 7.76% New
DMDK K. Muthukumar 5,531 4.41% New
Independent K. Subbulakshmi 1,351 1.08% New
SP S. Kanagaraj 1,250 1.00% New
Independent S. Ganesan 817 0.65% New
Margin of victory 4,442 3.54% -4.21%
Turnout 125,468 69.48% 5.08%
Registered electors 180,575
AIADMK hold Swing -3.18%

2001Edit

2001 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK C. Karuppasamy 52,000 43.51% +9.57
PT P. Duraisamy 42,738 35.76% New
MDMK Dr. T. Sadhan Tirumalaikumar 20,610 17.25% -10.4
Independent S. Vijayaraj 1,548 1.30% New
Independent P. Subramanian 1,069 0.89% New
Independent M. Krishnammal 836 0.70% New
Independent N. Chinnadurai 699 0.58% New
Margin of victory 9,262 7.75% 7.21%
Turnout 119,500 64.40% -4.90%
Registered electors 185,591
AIADMK hold Swing 9.57%

1996Edit

1996 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK C. Karuppasamy 37,933 33.94% -27.94
DMK S. Rasiah @ Raja 37,333 33.41% -3.16
MDMK S. Thangavelu 30,893 27.64% New
PMK M. Ilangavi 2,009 1.80% New
BJP P. Shanmugavelu 1,733 1.55% New
JP C. Mariappan 696 0.62% New
Margin of victory 600 0.54% -24.78%
Turnout 111,752 69.30% 1.89%
Registered electors 173,541
AIADMK hold Swing -27.94%

1991Edit

1991 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK V. Gopalakrishnan 65,620 61.88% +38.52
DMK S. Thangavelu 38,772 36.56% -7.43
PMK M. Karuppasamy 916 0.86% New
Margin of victory 26,848 25.32% 4.69%
Turnout 106,043 67.41% -6.31%
Registered electors 163,079
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing 17.89%

1989Edit

1989 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK S. Thangavelu 46,886 43.99% +3.47
AIADMK K. Marutha Karuppan 24,897 23.36% -31.09
INC S. Anandaraj 24,628 23.11% New
AIADMK S. Sankaralingam 6,846 6.42% -48.03
Independent S. Rajaram 2,045 1.92% New
Margin of victory 21,989 20.63% 6.70%
Turnout 106,581 73.73% 0.46%
Registered electors 147,593
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing -10.46%

1984Edit

1984 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK S. Sankaralingam 48,411 54.45% +5.58
DMK S. Thangavelu 36,028 40.52% -4.69
Independent K. Madasamy 3,569 4.01% New
Independent S. Shanmugaraj 582 0.65% New
Margin of victory 12,383 13.93% 10.27%
Turnout 88,907 73.27% 19.04%
Registered electors 130,144
AIADMK hold Swing 5.58%

1980Edit

1980 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK P. Durairaj 31,818 48.87% +15.15
DMK K. Madan 29,436 45.21% +10.96
Independent U. Minnavadi 3,000 4.61% New
Independent P. Muthiah 508 0.78% New
Independent K. Panneer Selvam 345 0.53% New
Margin of victory 2,382 3.66% 3.12%
Turnout 65,107 54.23% 1.46%
Registered electors 121,949
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing 14.61%

1977Edit

1977 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK S. Subbiah 21,569 34.26% -27.58
AIADMK C. Ayyadorai 21,232 33.72% New
INC S. Shanmugavel 14,491 23.01% -15.15
DMK A. K. C. Thangappandian 13,778 21.88% -39.95
JP L. Sundararaj Naicker 7,187 11.41% New
JP A. M. Chellachami 4,967 7.89% New
Independent R. Kovil Pillai 2,602 4.13% New
Independent S. Pachiappan 706 1.12% New
Margin of victory 337 0.54% -23.14%
Turnout 62,965 52.77% -12.16%
Registered electors 121,097
DMK hold Swing -27.58%

1971Edit

1971 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK S. Subbiah 35,677 61.84% -0.95
INC M. Jame 22,019 38.16% +5.71
Margin of victory 13,658 23.67% -6.67%
Turnout 57,696 64.93% -6.06%
Registered electors 93,951
DMK hold Swing -0.95%

1967Edit

1967 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK P. Durairaj 37,173 62.79% +36.6
INC P. Urkavalan 19,211 32.45% -19.96
Independent V. K. Madaswamy 1,482 2.50% New
Independent K. Chelliah 1,336 2.26% New
Margin of victory 17,962 30.34% 4.12%
Turnout 59,202 70.99% -1.77%
Registered electors 89,463
DMK gain from INC Swing 10.38%

1962Edit

1962 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC S. M. Abdul Majid Sahib 32,799 52.41% +24.61
DMK S. Krishnan Servai 16,388 26.19% New
SWA L. M. K. Balasubramaniam Chettiar 10,391 16.60% New
Independent K. Ayyadurai 3,001 4.80% New
Margin of victory 16,411 26.22% 22.35%
Turnout 62,579 72.75% -10.39%
Registered electors 89,446
INC hold Swing 24.61%

1957Edit

1957 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC P. Urkavalan 40,397 27.80% +3.19
INC A. R. Subbiah Mudaliar 34,771 23.93% -0.68
Independent Adinamilagi 21,907 15.08% New
PSP S. Uthaman (Sc) 12,374 8.52% New
Independent Vallathurai 10,310 7.10% New
Independent Shanmugam (Sc) 9,937 6.84% New
Independent Subbiah (Sc) 9,104 6.27% New
Independent Ganapathy 6,511 4.48% New
Margin of victory 5,626 3.87% -8.34%
Turnout 145,311 83.15% -26.87%
Registered electors 174,765
INC gain from Independent Swing -9.01%

1952Edit

1952 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Sankarankoil[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Ramasundara Karunalaya Pandian 56,256 36.81% New
INC K. Sattanatha Karayalar 37,603 24.61% New
INC P. Urkavalan 29,967 19.61% New
Independent O. Sappani 11,313 7.40% New
Independent Sithanatha Kutumban 9,683 6.34% New
Independent Rakkan 4,221 2.76% New
Independent Karuppiah 3,766 2.46% New
Margin of victory 18,653 12.21%
Turnout 152,809 110.02%
Registered electors 138,896
Independent win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

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