Viluppuram of Tamil Nadu

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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 .

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Abirami P

Tamil Nadu Ilangyar Katchi

TNIK

4739

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Anbalagan T

Independent

IND

1314

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Anbin Poyyamozhi S

Makkal Needhi Maiam

MNM

17891

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Arasan K

Independent

IND

12781

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Desingu A

Independent

IND

1350

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Ganapathy N

Independent

IND

58019

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Kaliyamurthy G

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

3943

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Kathirvel M

Independent

IND

995

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Prakalatha D

Naam Tamilar Katchi

NTK

24609

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Raja S

Anaithu India Makkal Katchi

AIMK

0

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Rajasekaran M

Independent

IND

4322

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Ravikumar D

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

DMK

559585

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Vadivel Ravanan S

Pattali Makkal Katchi

PMK

431517

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