Chennai North (Lok Sabha constituency)

Chennai North

Chennai North constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 1957-present
Current MP T. G. Venkatesh Babu
Elected Year 2009 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,016,663[1]
Most Successful Party DMK (10 times)
Assembly Constituencies 10. Tiruvottiyur
11. Dr. R.K. Nagar
12. Perambur (SC)
13. Kolathur
15. TVK Nagar (SC)
17. Royapuram

Chennai North (Tamil: வட சென்னை) is one of the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Formerly it was known as Madras North.

Assembly segments

Chennai North constituency as laid out by 1971 Delimitation. The boundaries for this constituency lasted until 2004 election, which was then replaced by 2008 Delimitation.

1971 Delimitation (1977-2004)

Chennai North Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[2]
1. Royapuram
2. Kolathur
3. T.V.K.Nagar
4. Perambur (SC)
5. Thiruvottiyur
6. Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar


10. Thiruvottiyur
11. Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar
12. Perambur
13. Kolathur
15. T.V.K.Nagar
17. Royapuram

Members of the Parliament

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1957 S. C. C. Anthony Pillai IND T. Chengalvarayan INC
1962 P. Srinivasan INC Abdul Samad ML
1967 Krishnan Manoharan DMK S. C. C. A. Pillai INC
1971 Krishnan Manoharan DMK S. G. Vinayaga Moorthy NCO
1977 A. V. P. Asaithambi DMK K. Manoharan ADMK
1980 G. Lakshmanan DMK M. S. Abdul Khader ADMK
1984 N. V. N. Somu DMK G. Lakshmanan INC
1989 D. Pandian INC N. V. N. Somu DMK
1991 D. Pandian INC Aladi Aruna DMK
1996 N. V. N. Somu DMK D. Pandian INC
1998 C. Kuppusami DMK R. T. Sabapathy Mohan MDMK
1999 C. Kuppusami DMK N. Soundararajan CPM
2004 C. Kuppusami DMK M. N. Sukumar Nambiar BJP
2009 T. K. S. Elangovan DMK D. Pandian CPI
2014 T. G. Venkatesh Babu ADMK R. Girirajan DMK

Detailed Results


General Election, 2014: Chennai North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK T. G. Venkatesh Babu 4,06,704 44.67
DMK R. Girirajan 3,07,000 33.72
DMDK M. Soundarapandian 86,989 9.55
INC Biju Chacko 24,190 2.66
CPI(M) U. Vasuki 23,751 2.61
NOTA None of the Above 17,472 1.92
Majority 99,704 10.95
Turnout 9,10,114 64.00
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing


General Election, 2009: Chennai North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK T. K. S. Elangovan 2,81,055
CPI D. Pandian 2,61,902
Turnout 6,60,299
DMK hold Swing


General Election, 2004: Chennai North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK C. Kuppusami 570,122 62.25 +9.55
BJP Sukumar Nambiar M.N. 316,583 34.57 n/a
Majority 253,539 27.68 +9.81
Turnout 915,879 45.77 +1.98
DMK hold Swing +9.55
UPA gain from NDA Swing


General Election, 1999: Chennai North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK C. Kuppusami 471,101 53.57
CPI(M) A. Soundara Rajan 311,312 35.40 n/a
Turnout 879,473 43.79
DMK hold Swing

See also


  1. GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived August 11, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-31. Retrieved 2008-10-08.

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