12. Arani is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in North Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 23.16% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 1.29%. The estimated literacy level of Arani is 74.91%. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there were a total of eligible electors and the voter turnout was calculated at %. The seat went to the polls on Phase 2 on Thursday, April 18, 2019.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Elumalai V of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the DMK candidate by a margin of 2,43,844 votes which was 22.25% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 45.87% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 19 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Krishnasswamy M of INC emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the ADMK candidate by a margin of 1,06,830 votes which was 12.70% of the total votes polled. INC had a vote share of 47.16% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 13 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 80.06% and in 2009, the constituency registered 76.62% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Arani was: Elumalai V (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 6,83,921 men, 6,85,715 women and 32 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Arani Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Arani is: 13.331 80.0836
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: अरानी, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); অরানি, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); अरानी, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); એરાની, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); ஆரணி, தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); ఆరని, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ಅರನಿ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); അരണി, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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