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Tamil Nadu's Kanniyakumari is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 18,70,374 people stay in Kanniyakumari. Out of them, 3.97% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 18,70,374 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 82.33% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 17.67% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 14,77,161. Of them, 7,45,626 and 7,31,387 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Kanniyakumari were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Radhakrishnan P defeated INC's Vasantha Kumar H by a huge margin of 128,662 votes.
A total of 68% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Kanniyakumari is out, as Vasanthakumar. H of Indian National Congress emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against RADHAKRISHNAN. P (Bharatiya Janata Party). The former garnered 627235 votes and won by a whopping margin of 259,933 votes.
For this seat, Indian National Congress placed its bet on Vasanthakumar H while the Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Balasubramanian E. P Radhakrishnan was the candiate from Bharatiya Janata Party.