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Nagapattinam Lok Sabha Elections

Nagapattinam Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It is reserved for the SC category.

The Nagapattinam Lok Sabha constituency comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments. All the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Nagapattinam parliamentary constituency are - Nagapattinam, Kilvelur (SC), Vedaranyam, Thiruthuraipoondi (SC), Thiruvarur and Nannilam.

This constituency is noted for being a historically communist stronghold, having elected Communist Party of India parliamentary representative six times.

The Nagapattinam Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 29) came into existence in 1952 and has 982,000 voters.

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

Dr K Gopal of the AIADMK is the incumbent Member of Parliament from this constituency.

In the last 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Dr K Gopal managed to get 434174 votes and decimated AKS Vijayan of the DMK who secured 328095 votes.

For the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party has given its ticket to M Saravanan from the Nagapattinam reserved constituency. BSP has meanwhile fielded V Anitha has its candidate from this Lok Sabha seat

In a bid to further expand its presence in this southern state of India, the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah-powered BJP has entered a pre-poll alliance with the AIADMK and the PMK ahead of the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha election.

It is to be noted that 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
Selvaraj M CPI

Won

522892
Saravanan M AIADMK

Lost

311539
Sengodi T IND

Lost

70307
Malathi P NTK

Lost

51448
Guruviah K MNM

Lost

14503
Nota NOTA

Lost

9463
Anitha V BSP

Lost

5412
Prem S IND

Lost

3118
Ambikapathi D MSKK

Lost

2906
Jagadeesh J IND

Lost

2402
Sambathkumar A IND

Lost

2101
Sampath R IND

Lost

1686
Sivakumar P IND

Lost

1268
Jayalakshmi TIK

Lost

1178
Soundararajan M IND

Lost

1090
Vedarethinam G ACDP

Lost

895

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Tamil Nadu: Bomb threat to Nagapattinam mosque, security beefed up

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May 26, 2019, 00:23 AM IST
Nagapattinam Lok Sabha constituency of Tamil Nadu: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Nagapattinam 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 Nagapattinam Lok Sabha Constituency of Tamil Nadu.

Apr 11, 2019, 12:31 PM IST
Nagapattinam Lok Sabha constituency

Nagapattinam Lok Sabha constituency

Dr K Gopal of the AIADMK is the incumbent Member of Parliament from this constituency. 

Apr 11, 2019, 11:17 AM IST
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Six people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

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