Chennai North
Lok Sabha Constituency
Chennai North constituency, post-2008 delimitation
IncumbentKalanidhi Veeraswamy
Parliamentary PartyDMK
Elected Year2019 Election
Constituency Details
Established1957–present
ReservationNone
StateTamil Nadu
Total Electors16,87,461[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesThiruvottiyur
Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar
Perambur
Kolathur
Thiru-Vi-Ka-Nagar
Royapuram

Chennai North is one of the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Formerly it was known as Madras North.

Assembly segments

After 2009

After delimitation, Chennai North consists of following constituencies

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
10. Thiruvottiyur None Thiruvallur
11. Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar None Chennai
12. Perambur None Chennai
13. Kolathur None Chennai
15. Thiru-Vi-Ka-Nagar SC Chennai
17. Royapuram None Chennai
Chennai North constituency as laid out by 1971 Delimitation. The boundaries for this constituency lasted until 2004 election, which was then replaced by 2008 Delimitation.
Chennai North constituency as laid out by 1971 Delimitation. The boundaries for this constituency lasted until 2004 election, which was then replaced by 2008 Delimitation.
Chennai North constituency as laid out by 1971 Delimitation. The boundaries for this constituency lasted until 2004 election, which was then replaced by 2008 Delimitation.
Chennai North constituency as laid out by 1971 Delimitation. The boundaries for this constituency lasted until 2004 election, which was then replaced by 2008 Delimitation.

1971 Delimitation (1977-2004)

Chennai North Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]
1. Royapuram
2. Kolathur
3. T.V.K.Nagar
4. Perambur (SC)
5. Thiruvottiyur
6. Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar

Members of the Parliament

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1957 S. C. C. Anthony Pillai IND T. Chengalvarayan INC
1962 P. Srinivasan INC Abdul Samad ML
1967 Krishnan Manoharan DMK S. C. C. A. Pillai INC
1971 Krishnan Manoharan DMK S. G. Vinayaga Moorthy NCO
1977 A. V. P. Asaithambi DMK K. Manoharan AIADMK
1980 G. Lakshmanan DMK M. S. Abdul Khader AIADMK
1984 N. V. N. Somu DMK G. Lakshmanan INC
1989 D. Pandian UCPI N. V. N. Somu DMK
1991 D. Pandian UCPI Aladi Aruna DMK
1996 N. V. N. Somu DMK D. Pandian UCPI
1998 C. Kuppusami DMK R. T. Sabapathy Mohan MDMK
1999 C. Kuppusami DMK N. Soundararajan CPM
2004 C. Kuppusami DMK M.N. Sukumaran Nambiar BJP
2009 T. K. S. Elangovan DMK D. Pandian CPI
2014 T. G. Venkatesh Babu AIADMK R. Girirajan DMK
2019 Kalanidhi Veeraswamy[3] DMK Alagaapuram R.Mohanraj DMDK

Election Results

2019

2019 Indian general elections : Chennai North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK Kalanithi Veerasamy 5,90,986 61.85 +28.13
DMDK Azhagapuram R. Mohanraj 1,29,468 13.55 +4.00
MNM A G Mourya 1,03,167 10.80 New
NTK Kaaliyammal 60,515 6.33 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 15687 1.64 -0.28
Majority 4,61,518 48.30
Turnout 9,55,545 64.26
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing +28.13

2014

2014 Indian general elections: Chennai North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AIADMK T. G. Venkatesh Babu 4,06,704 44.67 +4.98
DMK R. Girirajan 3,07,000 33.72 -8.87
DMDK M. Soundarapandian 86,989 9.55 -0.51
INC Biju Chacko 24,190 2.66
CPI (M) U. Vasuki 23,751 2.61 -37.02
NOTA None of the Above 17,472 1.92
Majority 99,704 10.95
Turnout 9,10,114 64.00
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

2009

2009 Indian general elections: Chennai North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK T. K. S. Elangovan 2,81,055 42.59 -19.66
CPI D. Pandian 2,61,902 39.69
DMDK V. Yuvaraj 66,375 10.06
BJP Tamilisai Soundararajan 23,350 3.54 -20.03
BSP J. O. R. Santhashrini 3,952 0.60
Majority 19,153 2.90
Turnout 6,59,889 64.91
DMK hold Swing

2004

2004 Indian general election: Madras North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK C. Kuppusami 5,70,122 62.25 +9.55
BJP M.N. Sukumaran Nambiar 3,16,583 34.57 n/a
Majority 2,53,539 27.68 +9.81
Turnout 9,15,879 45.77 +1.98
DMK hold Swing +9.55

1999

General Election, 1999:Madras North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK C. Kuppusami 4,71,101 53.57
CPI (M) A. Soundara Rajan 3,11,312 35.40 n/a
Turnout 8,79,473 43.79
DMK hold Swing
1998 Indian general election: Madras North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%

See also

References

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived 2 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2008. Retrieved 8 October 2008.
  3. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 26. Retrieved 2 June 2019.