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Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Nilgiris is 16,93,566, among which 24.83% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 3.29% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 48.41% of voters live in urban areas while 51.59% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 13,49,740 voters, there are 6,57,991 male voters while 6,91,684 voters are females.
In the previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP Gopalakrishnan C defeated DMK's Raja A by a huge margin of 104,940 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Nilgiris, a total of 74% voters got inked.
In Nilgiris, RAJA, A. of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam thrashed his opponents as he emerged victorious with a margin of 205,823 votes over THIYAGARAJAN, M. (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). The former garnered a total of 547832 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Ashok Kumar R while Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam placed its bet on A Raja for this Lok Sabha seat.