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Chidambaram Lok Sabha Elections

Chidambaram Lok Sabha Constituency is one of Tamil Nadu’s 39 parliamentary constituencies.

The Chidambaram Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 27) came into existence in 1957.

It comprises of six assembly segments which include Kunnam, Bhuvanagiri, Kattumannarkoil (SC), Chidambaram, Ariyalur, Jayamkondam.

The seat is reserved for the Scheduled Castes.

Chidambaram is a town of the Cuddalore District, under the Chidambaram Taluk.

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

M Chandrakasi of the AIADMK is the incumbent Member of Parliament from the Chidambaram Lok Sabha Constituency.

In the 2014 polls, M Chandrakasi secured 429,536 votes to defeat Thol Thirumaavalavan of the VCK who got 301041 votes.

In the 2014 polls, the number of electors here was 1,366,189 out of which 1,088,423 cast their votes.

The voter turnout recorded here was 79.67 % in .the 2014 polls.

In the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha election, the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party has given its ticket to P Chandrasekar from the Chidambaram parliamentary constituency.

All the 39 parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu will go to polls in the second phase on April 18.

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
Thirumaavalavan Thol VCK

Won

500229
Chandrasekar P AIADMK

Lost

497010
Elavarasan A IND

Lost

62308
Sivajothi M NTK

Lost

37471
Nota NOTA

Lost

15535
Ravi T MNM

Lost

15334
Gurusamy P IND

Lost

7012
Krishnaraj M AMPK

Lost

4675
Parvathi S DMSK

Lost

4100
Jagatheesan M IND

Lost

2993
Kalaiyarasan R IND

Lost

2155
Krishnakumari A IND

Lost

1706
Periyasamy T IND

Lost

1464
Kittu T IND

Lost

1200

Chidambaram News

No political vendetta against Chidambaram; CBI, ED not run by Home Ministry: Amit Shah

No political vendetta against Chidambaram; CBI, ED not run by Home Ministry: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that there was no connection between his case and the money laundering case against Chidambaram.

Oct 15, 2019, 23:23 PM IST
CBI court allows ED to question Chidambaram in INX Media case

CBI court allows ED to question Chidambaram in INX Media case

The CBI Special Court on Tuesday allowed the application moved by Enforcement Directorate (ED) which actually sought arrest of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in alleged money laundering in INX

Oct 15, 2019, 20:26 PM IST
CBI court allows Enforcement Directorate to interrogate P Chidambaram in INX Media case

CBI court allows Enforcement Directorate to interrogate P Chidambaram in INX Media case

In a major setback for former union finance minister P Chidambaram, a CBI court in Delhi on Tuesday allowed Enforcement Directorate to interrogate him in INX Media case. 

Oct 15, 2019, 16:25 PM IST
Chidambaram appeals to Delhi High Court to allow home-cooked food during custody

Chidambaram appeals to Delhi High Court to allow home-cooked food during custody

The court will take the matter for hearing on October 3, the day when Chidambaram's custody ends. 

Oct 01, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
Chidambaram paying for his 'deeds': Baba Ramdev

Chidambaram paying for his 'deeds': Baba Ramdev

Hitting out at Congress leader P Chidambaram, Yoga Guru Ramdev on Tuesday said he is paying for his "deeds" because he "broke" the law.

Sep 24, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Delhi court extends Chidambaram's judicial custody for 14 days in INX Media case

Delhi court extends Chidambaram's judicial custody for 14 days in INX Media case

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, opposed the investigative agency's plea to extend his judicial custody, citing his poor health condition. 

Sep 19, 2019, 16:06 PM IST
P Chidambaram's day in Delhi's Tihar jail: Dal-chapati to eat, floor to sleep

P Chidambaram's day in Delhi's Tihar jail: Dal-chapati to eat, floor to sleep

The span of Chidambaram stay is till September 19, which means he will have to spend his 74th birthday (September 16) inside the jail.

Sep 06, 2019, 11:57 AM IST
Chidambaram's stay in Tihar Jail: Roti-dal-sabzi for dinner, special cell with western toilet

Chidambaram's stay in Tihar Jail: Roti-dal-sabzi for dinner, special cell with western toilet

A special CBI court Thursday sent senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram to judicial custody in Tihar jail till September 19 in the INX Media case, saying that allegations

Sep 05, 2019, 23:03 PM IST
Only worried about economy: Chidambaram's parting shot before going to Tihar jail

Only worried about economy: Chidambaram's parting shot before going to Tihar jail

Chidambaram was sent to judicial custody in Tihar jail till September 19.

Sep 05, 2019, 18:49 PM IST
P Chidambaram sent to Delhi's Tihar jail till September 19 in INX Media case

P Chidambaram sent to Delhi's Tihar jail till September 19 in INX Media case

In a major blow for former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, the Delhi's Rouse Avenue court on Thursday sent him to judicial custody till September 19 in the INX Media case being probed by the

Sep 05, 2019, 17:38 PM IST
Hearing over on Chidambaram's bail plea in INX Media case, court to pass order soon

Hearing over on Chidambaram's bail plea in INX Media case, court to pass order soon

Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI amid high drama from his home in Delhi's Jor Bagh on August 21. After his arrest, the CBI had kept him at his headquarters before producing the former finance

Sep 05, 2019, 17:14 PM IST
 Verdict on interim bail plea of Chidambaram and Karti in Aircel-Maxis case on Tuesday

Verdict on interim bail plea of Chidambaram and Karti in Aircel-Maxis case on Tuesday

The Rouse Avenue Court on Monday extended the CBI custody of Chidambaram in connection with INX Media corruption case by one more day and the hearing on interim bail plea moved by Chidambaram, in

Sep 03, 2019, 10:21 AM IST
SC to pass verdict on Chidambaram's plea in INX money laundering case on September 5

SC to pass verdict on Chidambaram's plea in INX money laundering case on September 5

The Supreme Court also extended interim protection from arrest granted to P Chidambaram till next Thursday

Aug 29, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
INX Media case: Chidambaram's family challenges government to 'produce a shred of evidence'

INX Media case: Chidambaram's family challenges government to 'produce a shred of evidence'

Chidambaram is in CBI custody in connection to the INX Media case. It involves alleged kickbacks received by his son Karti in exchange for allowing INX Media, a television company, to receive Rs 305

Aug 27, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

Chidambaram's CBI remand extended for four more days, will remain in custody till August 30

Chidambaram's CBI remand extended for four more days, will remain in custody till August 30. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 27, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

No interference in Chidambaram's CBI arrest: Supreme Court

In the INX Media case, the Supreme Court cleared that it will do no interference in Chidambaram's CBI arrest.

Aug 26, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

ED's affidavit in Supreme Court against Chidambaram in INX Media case

ED's affidavit in Supreme Court against Chidambaram in INX Media case. Supreme Court hearing on Chidambaram's application for relief from ED's arrest. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 26, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Hearing not listed in the SC today on application against Chidambaram's remand

Hearing not listed in the SC today on application against Chidambaram's remand. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 26, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

CBI remand concludes today in Chidambaram's INX media case

CBI remand to conclude today in Chidambaram's INX media case. Supreme Court will be hearing today on his anticipatory bail as well. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 26, 2019, 08:42 AM IST
Chidambaram's five-day CBI custody in INX Media case ends on Monday

Chidambaram's five-day CBI custody in INX Media case ends on Monday

On Wednesday, a special CBI court had sent Chidambaram to CBI custody till Monday but the court had allowed the former finance minister's family members and lawyers to meet him daily for 30 minutes.

Aug 26, 2019, 07:58 AM IST