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Pollachi is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu.
As per the last census report, Pollachi houses 17,10,881 people. Out of them, 19.34% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 1.02% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 61.03% of voters are from urban areas while 38.97% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 15,00,569 voters, there are 7,36,632 male voters while 7,63,777 voters are females.
The sitting MP Mahendran C from AIADMK defeated BJP's Eswaran ER by a huge margin of 140,974 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 73%.
The citizens of Pollachi have given their verdict and crowned Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's SHANMUGA SUNDARAM. K as their MP. All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's MAHENDRAN. C lost by a margin of 175,883 votes, confirming that the battle was closely fought.
To win this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party fieled Ganesha Moorthy A. On the other hand, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam placed its bet on K Shanmugasundaram.