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Krishnagiri Lok Sabha constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

The key contest in Krishnagiri in 2019 is going to be held among AIADMK’s KP Munusamy and Congress' Dr A Chellakumar. AIADMK's arch rvial DMK has not fielded its candidate here and has allotted the seat to its alliance partner Congress.

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Krishnagiri Lok Sabha Constituency 2019: Krishnagiri parliamentary constituency will go to polls on April 18, which is the second phase of Lok Sabha election 2019. The polling in all the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu will be held in the second phase. The key contest in Krishnagiri in 2019 is going to be held among AIADMK’s KP Munusamy and Congress' Dr A Chellakumar. AIADMK's arch rvial DMK has not fielded its candidate here and has allotted the seat to its alliance partner Congress. 

Apart from Congress, DMK has aligned with with Congress, CPI(M), CPI, MDMK, VCK, IUML, KMDK and IJK. While AIADMK is contesting the forthcoming elections in alliance with BJP, PMK, DMDK, Tamil Maanila Congress, Puthia Tamizagam, Puthia Needhi Katchi and NR Congress.

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), which will be contesting its first Lok Sabha election, has also fielded its candidate in Krishnagiri constituency. 

According to the 2011 census data, Krishnagiri houses a total of 1,014,758 people out of which 494,915 are females and 519,843 males. The district has an average literacy rate of 72%.

Tamil Nadu has a total of 39 parliamentary constituencies where 7 of them including Sriperumbudur, Chidambaram, Rasipuram, Pollachi, Perambalur, Tenkasi, and Nagapattinam have been reserved for candidates representing scheduled caste community. However, no seat here has been reserved for Scheduled Tribes. 

Krishnagiri Lok Sabha constituency 2019  candidates 

AIADMK:   KP Munusamy

Congress: Dr A Chellakumar

Makkal Needhi Maiam: Srikarunya Subrahmanyam 

 

Krishnagiri Lok Sabha results in 2014, 2009 and 2004 

 

2014: Ashok Kumar of the AIADMK received 480491 votes and he defeated P Chinna Pillappa of the DMK who only got 273900 votes. 

2009: EG Sugavanam of the DMK received 335977 votes. He defeated K Nanjegowdu of the ADMK who only got 259379 votes.

2004: EG Sugavanam of the DMK received 403297 votes. He defeated K Nanje Gowdu of the ADMK who secured only 284075 votes. 

Lok Sabha elections in all the 39 constituencies in Tamil Nadu will take place on April 18.

List of all 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu

Thiruvallur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chennai Central, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Arakkonam, Vellore, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Arani, Viluppuram, Kallakurichi, Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Dindigul, Karur, Tiruchirappalli, Perambalur, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukkudi, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari.

Parliamentary elections 2019 are taking place in 7 phases. The first phase voting has already taken place which was held on April 11. The remaining phases will go to polls on April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. Counting of votes will be held on May 23. 

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