Coimbatore (Lok Sabha constituency)


Coimbatore constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 2009-present
Current MP A.P. Nagarajan
Party ADMK
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 1,163,781[1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (6 times)
Assembly Constituencies Coimbatore North, Coimbatore South, Kaundampalayam, Singanallur, Sulur, Palladam.

Coimbatore is a Lok Sabha constituency in western Tamil Nadu.

Assembly segments

Coimbatore Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments: Coimbatore North, Coimbatore South, Kaundampalayam, Singanallur, Sulur, Palladam. Before delimitation in 2009, it consisted of the following constituencies: Singanallur, Coimbatore West, Coimbatore East, Perur, Palladam and Tiruppur[2]

Members of the Parliament

Lok SabhaDurationName of M.P.Party Affiliation
First1952T. A. Ramalingam ChettiarIndian National Congress
First1952-57N. M. LingamIndian National Congress
Second1957-62Parvathi KrishnanCommunist Party of India
Third1962-67P. R. RamakrishnanIndian National Congress
Fourth1967-71K. RamaniCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Fifth1971-73K. BaladhandayuthamCommunist Party of India
Fifth1974-77Parvathi KrishnanCommunist Party of India
Sixth1977-80Parvathi KrishnanCommunist Party of India
Seventh1980-84Era MohanDravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eighth1984-89C. K. KuppuswamyIndian National Congress
Ninth1989-91C. K. KuppuswamyIndian National Congress
Tenth1991-96C. K. KuppuswamyIndian National Congress
Eleventh1996-98M. RamanathanDravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Twelfth1998-99C. P. RadhakrishnanBharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth1999-04C. P. RadhakrishnanBharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth2004-2009K. SubbarayanCommunist Party of India
Fifteenth2009-2014P. R. NatarajanCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Sixteenth2014-IncumbentA.P. NagarajanAnna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results

General Election, 2004: Coimbatore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI K. Subbarayan 504,981 57.43 +14.41
BJP C. P. Radhakrishnan 340,476 38.72 -10.48
Independent Vellingiri. S 11,562 1.31 n/a
Turnout 879,335 55.51 -0.12
CPI gain from BJP Swing +14.41
Indian general elections, 2014: Coimbatore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK A.P. Nagarajan 431,717
BJP C. P. Radhakrishnan 389,701
DMK K.Ganesh Kumar 217,083

See also


  1. GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result Archived 11 August 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 31 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-11.

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