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Chidambaram is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu.
According to the census, the total population of Chidambaram is 18,19,435, among which 28.33% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 1.04% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 18.50% of voters live in urban areas while 81.50% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 14,59,735 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,28,368 are male voters and 7,31,315 are female voters.
Elections for Chidambaram were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP M Chandrakasi defeated VCK's Thirumaavalavan by a huge margin of 128,495 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Chidambaram, a total of 80% voters got inked.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, THIRUMAAVALAVAN THOL of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi defeated All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's CHANDRASEKAR P by a margin of 3,219. After a close shave, THIRUMAAVALAVAN THOL will now govern Chidambaram for the next five years.