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Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 18,68,434 people stay in Tirunelveli. Out of them, 16.52% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 18,68,434 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 52.41% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 47.59% people.
There are a total of 15,26,640 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,49,134 are male voters and 7,77,441 are female voters.
Elections for Tirunelveli were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP Prabakaran Krp defeated DMK's Devadasa Sundaram by a huge margin of 126,099 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 68%.
In Tirunelveli, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's GNANATHIRAVIAM S thrashed his opponent by 185,457. The PAUL MANOJ PANDIAN of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam managed to get 337166 in the closely watched battle.
To win this seat, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam fieled Gnanathiraviam S. On the other hand, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Essakkiammal E.