Sriperumbudur Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of the southern state of Tamil Nadu. It came into existence in the year 1967. This constituency has six legislative segments.
The electors in the Sriperumbudur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 5) will cast their votes on April 18 in the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha election. The results of the 2019 Lok Sabha election will be declared on May 23.
Ramachandran, KN Thiru (AIADMK) is the present Lok Sabha MP of Sriperumbudur Parliamentary Constituency.
Ramachandran bagged 545,820 votes and defeated Jagathrakshakan S Thiru of the DMK who got 443174 votes in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, there were a total number of 1,946,503 electors here out of which 1,286,647 actually cast their votes and the voter turnout here was recorded at 66.10 %.
It is also one of the largest parliamentary constituencies of the state and represents the Kanchipuram District.
Sriperumbudur Town is at a distance of 40 km from Chennai and is the birthplace of one of the most prominent Vaishnava saint. This is also where the former Prime Minister of our country, Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated.
The average literacy rate is 71% which includes 78% male literacy and 64% female literacy. The languages commonly used in the area include Tamil and English.
Economically, Sriperumbudur is dependent upon agriculture, automobile manufacturing and several other small scale industries.