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Dhanush.M.Kumar

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Dhanush.M.Kumar

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  • Constituency No : 37
  • Region : South Tamil Nadu
  • Total Assembly Segements: 6
Constituency Data 2014
Reservation for Scheduled Caste
Number of Voters 13,,8,2,,081
Number of Male Voters 6,88,958
Number of Female Voters 6,93,084
Results 2014 2009
 
Winner AIADMK CPI
 
Turnout % 73.76% 70.19%
 
Margin of Victory 1,61,774 34,677
 
Margin of Victory % 16% 5%
 
  • Voting Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Counting Date: May 23, 2019
  • | Voting Phase: 2

37. Tenkasi is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in South Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This semi-urban scheduled caste constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 22.6% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.23%. The estimated literacy level of Tenkasi is 77.93%. 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, Vasanthi M of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the PTTL candidate by a margin of 1,61,774 votes which was 15.89% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 41.71% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 18 contestants in 2014.

In 2009, Lingam P of CPI emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 34,677 votes which was 4.64% of the total votes polled. CPI had a vote share of 37.66% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 9 contestants in 2009.

The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 73.76% and in 2009, the constituency registered 70.19% turnout during polling.

As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Tenkasi was: Vasanthi M (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.

According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 6,88,958 men, 6,93,084 women and 39 voters of the third gender.

Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Tenkasi Lok Sabha results.

The geographic coordinates of Tenkasi is: 8.956 77.3058

Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: तेनकासी, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); তেনকাসি, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); तेनकासी, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); ટેંકાસી, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); தென்காசி, தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); తెన్కాశి, త‌మిళ‌నాడు (Telugu); ತೆಂಕಾಸಿ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); തെങ്കാശി, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).

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Tenkasi Election Results 

PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
DMK
476156
44.69%
Dhanush.M.Kumar
AIADMK
355870
33.40%
Dr.Krishnasamy, K.
IND
92116
8.64%
Ponnuthai, S.
NTK
59445
5.58%
Mathivanan, S.S.
MNM
24023
2.25%
Muneshwaran, K.
NOTA
14056
1.32%
Nota
IND
4733
0.44%
Ponnuthai, M.
IND
4334
0.41%
Perumalsamy, S.
IND
4226
0.40%
Bharatharaj, S.
IND
3306
0.31%
Ponnusamy, R.
IND
3002
0.28%
Suriyaragupathi, T.
IND
2950
0.28%
Palanisamy, S.
IND
2427
0.23%
Ponnuthai, G.
IND
2230
0.21%
Selvakumar, M.
IND
1985
0.19%
Moorthy, D.
IND
1965
0.18%
Deepan Arun, A.
IND
1947
0.18%
Sivajayaprakash, S.
IND
1734
0.16%
Muthumurugan, M.
IND
1490
0.14%
Sundaram, N.
IND
1473
0.14%
Thamarai Selvam, K.
IND
1245
0.12%
Dhanus Kodi, P.
ACDP
1194
0.11%
Ravi, K.
IND
1129
0.11%
Ponnuthai, M.
IND
998
0.09%
Vairavan, P.
IND
808
0.08%
Subbiah, S.
IND
727
0.07%
Thangaraj, C.
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
ADMK
4,24,586
41.71 %
VasanthiM
PT
2,62,812
25.82 %
DrKrishnasamyK
MDMK
1,90,233
18.69 %
DrSadhan ThirumalaikumarT
INC
58,963
5.79 %
DrJayakumarK
CPI
23,528
2.31 %
LingamP
NOTA
14,492
1.42 %
None Of The Above
IND
12,115
1.19 %
KrishnasamyA
TNMC
8,022
0.79 %
GunasekaranK
IND
3,904
0.38 %
RadhakrishnanS
IND
3,331
0.33 %
Manmathan,M
BSP
2,917
0.29 %
Kannan
IND
2,513
0.25 %
Muneeswaran
IND
2,163
0.21 %
MageshS
IND
1,809
0.18 %
GanesanS
IND
1,777
0.17 %
Janagar Raja
SAP
1,454
0.14 %
PoonganiJ
IND
1,216
0.12 %
VelladuraiP
IND
1,215
0.12 %
AlagumalaiV
CPIM
888
0.09 %
MeenashisundaravadivelT
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
CPI
2,81,174
37.66 %
Lingam P
INC
2,46,497
33.02 %
Vellaipandi G
PT
1,16,685
15.63 %
Krishnasamy, Dr K
DMDK
75,741
10.14 %
Inbaraj K
BSP
6,948
0.93 %
Krishnan K
IND
6,633
0.89 %
Lakshmanan R
IND
4,471
0.6 %
Ramachandran E
SP
3,984
0.53 %
Jothiraj M
IND
3,912
0.52 %
Balakrishnan S
 

Tenkasi: Assembly Segments Results(2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Winners) 

Rajapalayam DMK
Srivilliputh.. ADMK
Sankarankovi.. ADMK
Vasudevanall.. ADMK
Kadayanallur IUML
Tenkasi ADMK
 

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