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Kancheepuram is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu.
According to the census, the total population of Kancheepuram is 18,98,119, among which 29.98% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 1.53% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 39.87% of voters live in urban areas while 60.13% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,19,318. Of them, 7,94,839 and 8,24,316 are male and female voters respectively.
The sitting MP Maragatham K from AIADMK defeated DMK's Selvam G by a huge margin of 146,866 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 76% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Kancheepuram is out, as Selvam.G of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against Maragatham K (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). The former garnered 684004 votes and won by a whopping margin of 286,632 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Sekar D while Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam placed its bet on Selvam G for this Lok Sabha seat.