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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