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Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Ramanathapuram is 18,98,025, among which 18.35% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.09% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 26.11% of voters live in urban areas while 73.89% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,52,761. Of them, 7,73,036 and 7,79,643 are male and female voters respectively.
In the previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP Anwhar Raajhaa A defeated DMK's Mohamed Jaleel S by a huge margin of 119,324 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 69%.
In a hard fought battle between K. NAVASKANI (Indian Union Muslim League) and NAINAR NAGENTHRAN (Bharatiya Janata Party), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 127,122 votes.
To win this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party fieled K Panchatcharam. On the other hand, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Nainar Nagenthran.