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Tamil Nadu's Karur is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Karur is 17,17,248, among which 19.37% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.05% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 31.20% of voters live in urban areas while 68.80% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 13,65,802. Of them, 6,69,115 and 6,96,623 are male and female voters respectively.
The sitting MP Thambidurai M from AIADMK defeated DMK's Chinnasamy M by a huge margin of 195,247 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 81% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Karur is out, as KANIMOZHI KARUNANIDHI of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against DR. TAMILISAI SOUNDARARAJAN (Bharatiya Janata Party). The former garnered 563143 votes and won by a whopping margin of 347,209 votes.
For this seat, Indian National Congress fielded Jothimani S. On the other hand, Aadhi Krishnan P was the candidate from Bahujan Samaj Party .