22. Dindigul is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in South Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This semi-urban general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 21.38% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.44%. The estimated literacy level of Dindigul is 77.16%. 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 Udhayakumar of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the DMK candidate by a margin of 1,27,845 votes which was 11.80% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 47.12% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 18 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Chitthan N S V of INC emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the ADMK candidate by a margin of 54,347 votes which was 6.62% of the total votes polled. INC had a vote share of 44.06% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 19 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 77.38% and in 2009, the constituency registered 75.58% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Dindigul was: M Udhayakumar (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 6,96,160 men, 7,04,264 women and 107 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Dindigul Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Dindigul is: 10.3655 77.9696
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: डिंडीगुल, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); দিন্দিগুল, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); दिंडीगुल, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); ડિંડીગુલ, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); திண்டுக்கல், தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); దిండిగల్, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ದಿಂಡುಕ್ಕಲ್, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); ദിണ്ടിഗൽ, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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