39. Kanniyakumari (Kanyakumari) 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 3.95% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.39%. The estimated literacy level of Kanniyakumari is 91.75%. 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, Radhakrishnan P of BJP won in this seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 1,28,662 votes which was 12.99% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 37.64% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 25 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Helen Davidson J of DMK emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the BJP candidate by a margin of 65,687 votes which was 8.58% of the total votes polled. DMK had a vote share of 41.81% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 22 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 67.53% and in 2009, the constituency registered 64.99% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Kanniyakumari was: Pon Radhakrishnan (BJP) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 7,43,378 men, 7,24,348 women and 70 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Kanniyakumari is: 8.088 77.5467
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: कन्याकुमारी, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); কন্যাকুমারি, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); कन्याकुमारी, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); કન્યાકુમારી, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); கன்னியாகுமரி, தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); కన్యాకుమారి, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ಕನ್ಯಾಕುಮಾರಿ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); കന്യാകുമാരി, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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