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Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Kallakurichi is 18,87,241, among which 27.83% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 7.62% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 20.35% of voters live in urban areas while 79.65% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 15,11,972 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,50,610 are male voters and 7,61,191 are female voters.
Elections for Kallakurichi were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP K Kamaraj defeated DMK's R Manimaran by a huge margin of 223,507 votes.
A total of 78% voters cast their vote in these elections.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's Gautham Sigamani Pon swept Kallakurichi by a vote margin of 399,919. Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam's Sudhish L K managed to garner only 321794.
For this seat, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam fielded Gautham Sigamani Pon. On the other hand, Sakthivel S was the candidate from Bahujan Samaj Party .