Palani (Lok Sabha constituency)

Palani was a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu. In 2009, after delimitation and redistricting exercise of 2008, Palani constituency was abolished and has been become a part of Dindigul (Lok Sabha constituency) and Karur (Lok Sabha constituency)

Assembly segments

Palani Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Vellakoil
  2. Kangayam
  3. Palani (SC)
  4. Oddanchatram
  5. Natham
  6. Vedasandur

Members of the Parliament

Lok SabhaDurationName of M.P.Party Affiliation
Sixth1977-80C. SubramaniamIndian National Congress
Seventh1980-84A. Senapathi GounderIndian National Congress
Eighth1984-89A. Senapathi GounderIndian National Congress
Ninth1989-91A. Senapathi GounderIndian National Congress
Ninth1991-92A. Senapathi GounderIndian National Congress
Tenth1992-96Palaniyappa Gounder KumarasamyAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Eleventh1996-98S.K.KharventhanTamil Maanila Congress
Twelfth1998-99A. GaneshamurthiMarumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Thirteenth1999-04Palaniyappa Gounder KumarasamyAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Fourteenth2004- 2009 S.K. KharventhanIndian National Congress

Election results

General Election, 2004: Palani
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC S. K. Kharventhan 448,900 64.50 n/a
AIADMK Kishore Kumar. K 217,407 31.24 -12.38
Independent Jeyaprakash. P 11,337 1.63 n/a
Majority 231,493 33.26 +29.05
Turnout 696,007 63.92 +5.03
INC gain from AIADMK Swing +64.50

See also


  1. "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-11.

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