Tiruchirappalli West Assembly constituency

Refer Tiruchirappalli – I Assembly constituency for previous elections held in this constituency.

Tiruchirappalli (West)
Constituency for the State Assembly
Constitution-Tiruchirappalli (West).svg
Constituency details
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictTiruchirappalli
LS constituencyTiruchirappalli
Established2011
Total electors2,69,194[1]
ReservationGeneral
Member of Legislative Assembly
Current MLAK. N. Nehru
Party  DMK  
Alliance  SPA
Elected year2021

Tiruchirappalli (West) is a state legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu that was previously called Tiruchirappalli – I Assembly constituency before the constituency delimitations in the year 2008.[2] Its State Assembly Constituency number is 140. Tiruchirappalli West will be one of 17 assembly constituencies to have VVPAT facility with EVMs in 2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election.[3][4][5] It comes under Tiruchirappalli Lok Sabha constituency for Parliament elections. It includes Ward Nos. 39- 60 of Tiruchirappalli City Municipal Corporation .

It is one of the 234 State Legislative Assembly Constituencies in Tamil Nadu.

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

Year Winner Party
2011 M. Mariam Pichai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2011 (Bye Election) M. Paranjothi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2016 K. N. Nehru Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2021 K. N. Nehru Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election ResultsEdit

2021Edit


2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Tiruchirappalli West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK K. N. Nehru 118,133 64.52  13.22
AIADMK V.Padmanathan 33,024 18.04  17.43
NTK Vinoth 15,725 8.59  6.87



2016Edit

2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Tiruchirappalli West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK K. N. Nehru 92,049 51.30  8.65
AIADMK R. Manoharan 63,634 35.47  18.70
DMDK Joseph Jerald 11,469 6.39  6.39
NOTA None of the above 4,100 2.29  2.29
NTK Manoharan Sethu 3,080 1.72  1.72
Margin of victory 28,415 15.83  4.31
Turnout 1,79,668 70.53  9.42
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing  2.87

2011 BypollsEdit

Bye-elections, 2011: Tiruchirappalli West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK M. Paranjothi 69,029 54.17  3.96
DMK K. N. Nehru 54,345 42.65  2.91
IJK M. M. Sadiq 906 0.41  0.55
UUK S. Kalasthri 663 0.52  0.52
Margin of victory 14,684 11.52  6.87
Turnout 1,27,433 61.12  13.92
AIADMK hold Swing  3.96


2011Edit

2011 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Tiruchirappalli West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK M. Mariam Pichai 77,492 50.21 +50.21
DMK K. N. Nehru 70,313 45.56 +45.56
BJP R. Thirumal 2,569 1.66 +1.66
IJK P. Selvam 1,487 0.96 +0.96
Margin of victory 7,179 4.65 ----
Turnout 1,54,322 75.04 New
AIADMK win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Form 21E (Return of Election)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 December 2021. Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  2. ^ "New Constituencies, Post-Delimitation 2008" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2012.
  3. ^ "EC to tighten grip on cash for votes". The Hindu. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  4. ^ "A system for voter to know to whom he has voted". The Hindu. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  5. ^ "For the first time in Tamil Nadu, EVMs with paper trail will be used". The Times of India. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 May 2017.