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The Tamil Nadu has 39 Lok Sabha constituencies and Tenkasi is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Tenkasi is 18,00,826, among which 22.65% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.23% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 48.01% of voters live in urban areas while 51.99% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 14,72,674 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,25,047 are male voters and 7,47,548 are female voters.
The sitting MP Vasanthi M from AIADMK defeated PT's Dr. Krishnasamy K by a huge margin of 161,774 votes in the previous elections.
For the 2019 general elections of Tenkasi, a total of 74% voters got inked.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, Dilip Ghosh won the Tenkasi. Manas Ranjan Bhunia was defeated by a margin of 88,952 votes.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam filelded Dhanush M Kumar from the constituency.