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Viluppuram is one of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu.
According to the data from last census, 18,77,835 people stay in Viluppuram. Out of them, 29.73% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 18,77,835 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 18.03% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 81.97% people.
There are a total of 14,27,874 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,14,211 are male voters and 7,13,480 are female voters.
Elections for Viluppuram were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, AIADMK's sitting MP S Rajendran defeated DMK's Dr. Muthaiyan K by a huge margin of 193,367 votes.
A total of 77% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, RAVIKUMAR D of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam defeated Pattali Makkal Katchi's VADIVEL RAVANAN S by a margin of 128,068. After a close shave, RAVIKUMAR D will now govern Viluppuram for the next five years.
For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Kaliyamurthy G. On the other hand, Ravikumar D was the candidate from Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam .