38. Tirunelveli 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 16.52% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.38%. The estimated literacy level of Tirunelveli is 85.95%. 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, Prabakaran K R P of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the DMK candidate by a margin of 1,26,099 votes which was 13.10% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 41.37% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 27 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Ramasubbu S of INC emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the ADMK candidate by a margin of 21,303 votes which was 3.04% of the total votes polled. INC had a vote share of 39.21% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 21 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 67.77% and in 2009, the constituency registered 66.16% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Tirunelveli was: K R P Prabakaran (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 7,05,592 men, 7,14,823 women and 20 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Tirunelveli Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Tirunelveli is: 8.7295 77.6852
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: तिरुनेलवेली, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); তিরুনেলভেলি, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); तिरुनेलवेली, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); તિરુનેલ્વેલી, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); திருநெல்வேலி, தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); తిరునల్వేలి, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ತಿರುನ್ವೇಲಿ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); തിരുനെൽവേലി, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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