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Pollachi Lok Sabha Elections

Pollachi Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It was formed prior to the 1951 elections.

The Pollachi Lok Sabha Constituency (21) comprises of six legislative segments with one being reserved for the SC category.

Mahendran C of the AIADMK is the sitting Member of Parliament of the Pollachi Parliamentary Constituency.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, he had decimated ER Eswaran of the BJP.

Mahendran bagged 417,092 votes as compared to his BJP rival who managed to win only 276,118 votes.

The total number of electors here in 2014 Lok Sabha election were 1,381,505 and the voter turnout recorded in this constituency was 73.30 percent. Voter turnout in the 2009 parliamentary election was 75.8%.

The town of Pollachi is located in the Coimbatore District about 40 km from the city of Coimbatore. It has Asia’s largest jaggery market and also the largest cattle market of South India. It has an elevation of 290 m and an area of 13 sq km.

As per the estimates of 2011 census, out of total 17,10881 population, 38.97% is rural and 61.03% is urban population.

About 12% of the population belongs to the SC category and 0.15% belongs to the ST category. Hinduism is the predominant religion here.

The average literacy rate of Pollachi is 86% and the city has 56 schools. Agriculture is an important economic activity here along with tourism. Tamil is the official language. The city is accessible via the various highways connected to the district road network.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Shanmuga Sundaram .K DMK

Won

554230
Mahendran .C AIADMK

Lost

378347
Mookambika .R MNM

Lost

59693
Sanuja .U NTK

Lost

31483
Muthukumar .S IND

Lost

26663
Nota NOTA

Lost

15110
Rajendhiran. R.G. IND

Lost

5247
Ganesha Moorthy .A BSP

Lost

3187
Ramasamy .K IND

Lost

2737
Shanmuga Sundaram .V IND

Lost

1273
Muthukumar .C IND

Lost

943
Ansari .S IND

Lost

908
Balaji .G IND

Lost

806
Shanmuga Sundaram.K.N IND

Lost

714
Manickavel .C IND

Lost

534

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Pollachi Lok Sabha Constituency

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Apr 04, 2019, 12:14 PM IST