Chennai: There are 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu. The results for Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram Seats in Tamil Nadu were declared on Thursday. Notably, the counting of votes began at 8 AM and the early trends were out by 9 AM. Stay tuned to India.com for the live coverage of Lok Sabha poll results.
The primary political parties from Tamil Nadu are All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). Others include Dhinakaran’s Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) and actor-turned-politician Kamal Hassan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM).
This constituency falls into the General category. For the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, PMK has fielded R Govindasamy while TRPS has fielded Ramesh for the Cuddalore seat. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, AIADMK candidate A Arunmozhithevan had won the Cuddalore seat.
Located in Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu is the Dharmapuri constituency. It falls into the General category. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, PMK has fielded former Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss while AMMK fielded P Palaniappan. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, PMK candidate Anbumani Ramadoss had defeated AIADMK candidate Mohan from this seat.
This constituency is not reserved for any category. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, PMK has fielded K Jyothi, DMK fielded P Veluchamy while MNM has fielded S Sudhakar from Dindigul seat. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, AIADMK’s Udhaya Kumar had defeated DMK candidate Gandhirajan S Udhaya Kumar by 510,462 votes.
This constituency falls into the General category. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the AIADMK has fielded G Manimaran, while the Vaiko-led MDMK has fielded A Ganesamoorthy on the DMK’s ‘Rising Sun’ symbol for this constituency. In the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, AIADMK candidate Selvakumara Chinnayan had won the Erode seat by defeating MDMK candidate Ganeshamurthi by 466,995 votes.
The candidates contesting from this constituency for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 are BSP’s Sakthivel, DMDK’s Sudhish and DMK’s Gautham Sigamani.
In the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, AIADMK candidate MP Maragatham Kumaravel is seeking re-election from this constituency. The other candidates contesting from this constituency are DMK’s Selvam, Naam Tamilar Katchi’s Sivaranjani and BSP’s Sekar.
The seven-phased Lok Sabha elections began on April 11 in the country. The counting of votes is scheduled for May 23.