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Krishnagiri is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu.
As per the last census report, Krishnagiri houses 18,79,809 people. Out of them, 14.22% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 1.19% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 22.79% of voters are from urban areas while 77.21% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,10,085. Of them, 7,65,026 and 7,44,835 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Krishnagiri were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP Ashok Kumar K defeated DMK's Chinna Pillappa P by a huge margin of 206,591 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Krishnagiri, a total of 77% voters got inked.
The result of Krishnagiri is out, as Dr.A.CHELLAKUMAR of Indian National Congress emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against K.P.MUNUSAMY (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). The former garnered 611298 votes and won by a margin of 156,765 votes.
For this Lok Sabha seat, Indian National Congress fielded Dr. A Chellakumar.