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Arakkonam Lok Sabha Elections

Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu. The constituency of Arakkonam was formed in 1977 and currently comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments.

The Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency is numbered 7 in the state and is not reserved for any category, which means it falls in General Category.

The city of Arakkonam is located in the Vellore District about 70 km from Chennai.

The electors in the Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency will cast their votes on April 18 in the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha election.

G Hari of AIADMK is the incumbent Member of Parliament from the Amravati parliamentary constituency.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, G Hari was declared a winner from this seat.

G Hari bagged 493,534 votes to defeat NR Elango of the DMK who bagged 252768 votes.

The voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha election in this constituency was 77.74% whereas it was 77.82% in 2009 Parliamentary Election.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, AIADMK’s alliance partner PMK will be contesting from the Arakkonam parliamentary constituency.

PMK has fielded former Union Minister for State AK Moorthy from this seat. While BSP has nominated D Doss, the DMK has declared S. Jagathrakshakan as its candidate from the Arakkonam Lok Sabha seat.

All the 39 parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu will go to polls in the second phase on April 18. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

Lok Sabha election 2019 will take place in seven phases across the country – on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.

The results would be declared on May 23.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Jagathrakshakan S DMK

Won

672190
A.K.Moorthy PMK

Lost

343234
N.G.Parthiban IND

Lost

66826
Y.R.Pavendhan NTK

Lost

29347
Rajendran, N. MNM

Lost

23771
Nota NOTA

Lost

12179
D.Doss BSP

Lost

8307
M.Savitha APOI

Lost

4498
C.Moorthy IND

Lost

3499
M.Parthiban IND

Lost

3313
G.Moorthy IND

Lost

1616
M.S.Krishnan IND

Lost

1322
M.Natarajan IND

Lost

1214
Dr.T.M.S.Sadhu Muthu Kirshan Erajendran IND

Lost

1186
S.Shettu IND

Lost

1067
P.S.Suresh IND

Lost

1062
B.Ganesan IND

Lost

925
R.Elam Vazhuthi IND

Lost

862
Panchu.Udayakumar IND

Lost

839
R.Ramesh IND

Lost

803

Arakkonam News

Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency of Tamil Nadu: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency of Tamil Nadu: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency of Tamil Nadu.

Apr 09, 2019, 10:42 AM IST
Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency

Arakkonam Lok Sabha Constituency

G Hari of AIADMK is the incumbent Member of Parliament from the Amravati parliamentary constituency.

Apr 08, 2019, 13:06 PM IST

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