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Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha Elections

The Ramanathapuram Parliamentary Constituency is one of the 39 Lok Sabha Constituencies of the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It was formed before the elections of 1952. The Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 35) consists of six Vidhan Sabha segments, one of which is reserved for the SC category.

All the Assembly Constituencies that fall in the Ramanathapuram parliamentary constituency are Aranthangi, Tiruchuli, Paramakudi (SC), Tiruvadanai, Ramanathapuram and Mudukulathur. |The electors in this constituency will cast their votes on April 18 - in the second phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha election 2019. Anwhar Raajhaa A of the AIADMK is sitting Member of Parliament of the Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency. Anwhar got 405945 votes and defeated Mohamed Jaleel S of the DMK who bagged 286,621 votes.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, the total number of electors in this constituency was 1,455,891 and the total voter turnout recorded here was 68.76 %. It was 68.63% in the 2009 Parliamentary Election. Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha Constituency represents the Ramanathapuram District, commonly known as Ramnad.

The headquarters of the district lies in the city of Ramanathapuram. According to the 2011 Census, the total population here comes up to 1,354,000 with 52% males and 48% females. The population growth rate was 14% from 2001 to 2011. 11% of the population is below six years of age. The sex ratio is 983 females per 1000 males.

The average literacy rate is 81%, with male and female literacy rates at 88% and 74% respectively. The official language is Tamil and English. Hinduism is a major religion here and several temples are located here.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
K. Navaskani IUML

Won

469943
Nainar Nagenthran BJP

Lost

342821
V.D.N. Anandh. B.E., IND

Lost

141806
T. Bhuvaneswari NTK

Lost

46385
Vijaya Baskar MNM

Lost

14925
Nota NOTA

Lost

7595
C. Ananth IND

Lost

4721
K. Kurunthappan IND

Lost

4596
Deva Sitham. I IND

Lost

4199
K. Panchatcharam BSP

Lost

3681
Rajanikanth Agamudaiyar IND

Lost

3550
G. Kesav Yadav PJP(S)

Lost

2883
Jawahirali. H IND

Lost

2296
Karuppasamy. N IND

Lost

2283
P. Loganathan PSP(L)

Lost

1877
Prabhakaran. S IND

Lost

1798
N. Kathiravan IND

Lost

1789
S. Mohamed Ali Jinnah IND

Lost

1460
Anandharaj. M IND

Lost

1460
Asan Ali. A IND

Lost

1443
Jeyapandian. R IND

Lost

1405
V. Vinayagamoorthy IND

Lost

1367
B. Krishnaraja IND

Lost

980
Alla Pichai IND

Lost

883

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

Ramanathapuram 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 Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha Constituency of Tamil Nadu. 

Apr 05, 2019, 15:19 PM IST
Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha Constituency

Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha Constituency

Anwhar Raajhaa A of the AIADMK is sitting Member of Parliament of the Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency

Apr 04, 2019, 12:37 PM IST
2 dead, 21 injured after three vehicles collide in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram

2 dead, 21 injured after three vehicles collide in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram

The accident took place after three vehicles collided near Uchipuli in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district.

Mar 05, 2019, 09:00 AM IST
Two Sri Lankan nationals arrested in Tamil Nadu

Two Sri Lankan nationals arrested in Tamil Nadu

Police said the two had escaped escaped from Sri Lanka after allegedly killing one of their relatives over a property disputeand had come to Rameswaram recently by illegal ferry.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:48 PM IST