35. Ramanathapuram is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in South Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 18.39% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.09%. The estimated literacy level of Ramanathapuram is 80.27%. 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, Anwhar Raajhaa A of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the DMK candidate by a margin of 1,19,324 votes which was 11.92% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 40.55% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 31 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Sivakumar @ J K Ritheesh K of DMK emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the ADMK candidate by a margin of 69,915 votes which was 8.98% of the total votes polled. DMK had a vote share of 37.89% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 15 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 68.77% and in 2009, the constituency registered 68.67% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Ramanathapuram was: A Anwhar Raajhaa (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 7,31,526 men, 7,24,382 women and 80 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Ramanathapuram is: 9.3652 78.8343
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: रामनाथपुरम, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); রমন্থাপুরম, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); रामनाथपुरम, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); રામનાથપુરમ, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); ராமநாதபுரம், தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); రామనాథపురం, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ರಾಮನಾಥಪುರಂ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); രാമനാഥപുരം, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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