9. Krishnagiri is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in West Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 14.22% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 1.19%. The estimated literacy level of Krishnagiri is 71.46%. 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, Ashok Kumar K of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the DMK candidate by a margin of 2,06,591 votes which was 19.34% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 44.97% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 15 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Sugavanam E G of DMK emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the ADMK candidate by a margin of 76,598 votes which was 10.18% of the total votes polled. DMK had a vote share of 44.64% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 16 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 77.49% and in 2009, the constituency registered 74.16% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Krishnagiri was: K Ashokkumar (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 7,05,468 men, 6,74,363 women and 126 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Krishnagiri Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Krishnagiri is: 12.5189 78.2207
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: कृष्णागिरि, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); কৃষ্ণগিরি, তামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); कृष्णागिरी, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); ક્રિષ્નાગીરી, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); கிருஷ்ணகிரி, தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); కృష్ణగిరి, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ಕೃಷ್ಣಗಿರಿ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); കൃഷ്ണ ഗിരി, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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