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Tamil Nadu's Theni is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Theni houses 18,19,376 people. Out of them, 20.83% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.26% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 44.13% of voters are from urban areas while 55.87% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 15,32,240 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,58,557 are male voters and 7,73,506 are female voters.
Elections for Theni were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP Parthipan R defeated DMK's Pon Muthuramalingam by a huge margin of 314,532 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 75%.
In a hard fought battle between MANICKAM TAGORE, B. (Indian National Congress) and ALAGARSAMY, R. (Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 154,554 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Arumugam S while Indian National Congress placed its bet on Elangovan EVKS for this Lok Sabha seat.