Lok Sabha Elections 2019All 39 parliamentary seats in Tamil Nadu will vote in the second phase of general elections on April 18. Among these, Thoothukkudi, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari seats will also go to polls. Here’s all you need to know about them:

Thoothukkudi

Thoothukkudi constituency has 949,153 total number of electorates, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) 2009 data. In 2014, the seat was won by All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (AIADMK) Jeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee J against DMK’s  Jegan P. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has fielded Siva V against DMK’s Kanimozhi Karunanidhi and BJP’s Dr Tamilisai Soundarrajan.

Tenkasi

Tenkasi constituency has 1,063,614 total number of electorates, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) 2009 data. The seat is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates. In 2014, the seat was won by All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (AIADMK) Vasanthi M against DMK’s Dr Krishnasamy K. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the AIADMK has fielded Dr K Krishnasamy against DMK’s Dhanush M Kumar.

Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli constituency has 1,059,687 total number of electorates, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) 2009 data. In 2014, the seat was won by All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (AIADMK) Prabakaran KRP against DMK’s Devadasa Sundaram. For Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has fielded Essakkiammal E against AIADMK’s Paul Manoj Pandian and DMK’s Gnanathiraviam S.

Kanniyakumari

Kanniyakumari constituency has 1,178,047 total number of electorates, as per the Election Commission of India (ECI) 2009 data. In 2014, the seat was won by BJP’s Radhakrishnan P against Congress’s Vasantha Kumar H.

The polling for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 will begin on April 11 and conclude on May 19. The counting of votes will be held on May 23. The results will be announced on the same day.