27. Chidambaram is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in Cauvery Delta region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This rural scheduled caste constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 28.02% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 1.02%. The estimated literacy level of Chidambaram is 75.37%. 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, M Chandrakasi of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the VCK candidate by a margin of 1,28,495 votes which was 11.81% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 39.47% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 15 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Thirumaavalavan, Thol of VCK emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the PMK candidate by a margin of 99,083 votes which was 11.37% of the total votes polled. VCK had a vote share of 49.23% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 13 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 79.70% and in 2009, the constituency registered 77.3% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Chidambaram was: M Chandrakasi (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 6,86,862 men, 6,79,307 women and 21 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Chidambaram Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Chidambaram is: 11.3995 79.6909
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: चिदंबरम, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); চিদাম্বরম, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); चिदंबरम, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); ચિદંબરમ, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); சிதம்பரம், தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); చిదంబరం, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ಚಿದಂಬರಂ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); ചിദംബരം, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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