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Tamil Nadu's Namakkal is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Namakkal houses 17,53,146 people. Out of them, 20.16% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 3.30% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 36.29% of voters are from urban areas while 63.71% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 13,98,365 voters in the constituency. Among which, 6,88,450 are male voters and 7,09,807 are female voters.
The sitting MP Sundaram PR from AIADMK defeated DMK's Gandhiselvan S by a huge margin of 294,374 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 80%.
The result of Namakkal is out, as CHINRAJ A.K.P of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against KALIAPPAN P (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). The former garnered 626293 votes and won by a whopping margin of 265,151 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Raman V while Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam placed its bet on Chinraj AKP for this Lok Sabha seat.