Madurai Assembly Election 2021

Madurai Lok Sabha constituency, one of the total 39 Lok Sabha segments in Tamil Nadu state, goes to the polls in the second phase of general elections 2019 on April 18.

  • Party
  • Candidates

  • Votes*
  • Status
*Provisional Data
R Gopalakrishnan

2016 R Gopalakrishnan

  • R GopalakrishnanADMK

Venkatesan S

2021 Venkatesan S

  • Venkatesan SCPM

About Madurai

In the 2014 General Elections, AIADMK's R Gopalakrishnan was elected to Parliament from Madurai seat in Tamil Nadu. He received 4,53,785 votes as opposed to his closest rival V.Velusamy who contested on a DMK ticket and gathered 2,54,361 votes.

Once, Madurai used to be a Congress stronghold. The Madurai seat was claimed by Congress candidate R.V. Swaminathan in the 1971 and 1977 General Elections. In the 1980 and 1984 elections, Congress candidate A.G. Subburaman was elected to parliament from Madurai. Then in 1989 and 1991, A.G.S. Rambabu was elected to parliament from Madurai on a Congress ticket. A.G.S. Rambabu was then elected again in 1996 on a TMC (M) ticket. In 1998, Subramanian Swamy was elected on a Janta Party ticket. 

In 1999 and 2004 P. Mohan was elected on a CPM ticket. In 2009, M.K. Alagiri won from Madurai on a DMK ticket. 

There are six assembly segments under Madurai Lok Sabha constituency which include Madurai North, Madurai West, Madurai South, Madurai East, Madurai Central, and Melur. 

For the 2019 General Elections, AIADMK has fielded V.V.R. Raj Satyen. CPI (M) has fielded S. Venkatesan from Madurai and A. Dhavamani is BSP's candidate. S. Venkatesan is a Sahitya Akademi award winning author. AIADMK's candidate V.V.R. Raj Satyen is the son of sitting Madurai North MLA VV Rajan Chellappa.

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