Sivakasi (Lok Sabha constituency)

Sivakasi was a Lok Sabha constituency in India which existed until the 2004 Lok sabha elections. It was converted into Virudhunagar constituency after delimitation in 2008.

Assembly segments

Sivakasi Lok Sabha constituency was composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Sattur (moved to Virudhunagar constituency after 2009)
  2. Virudhunagar (moved to Virudhunagar constituency after 2009)
  3. Sivakasi (moved to Virudhunagar constituency after 2009)
  4. Rajapalayam (moved to Tenkasi constituency after 2009)
  5. Srivilliputhur (moved to Tenkasi constituency after 2009)
  6. Kovilpatti (moved to Thoothukudi constituency after 2009)

Members of Parliament

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1967 P. Ramamoorthy SWA P. A. Nadar INC
1971 V. Jeyalakshmi INC R. Gopalakrishnan SWA
1977 V. Jeyalakshmi INC G. Ramanujuam NCO
1980 N. Soundararajan ADMK V. Jayalakshmi INC(I)
1984 N. Soundararajan ADMK A. Srinivasan CPI
1989 K. Kalimuthu ADMK V. Gopalsamy DMK
1991 R. Kanga Govindarajulu ADMK A. Srinivasan CPI
1996 V. Alagirisamy CPI Sanjay Ramasamy ADMK
1998 Vaiko MDMK V. Alagirisamy CPI
1999 Vaiko MDMK V. Ramaswami ADMK
2004 A. Ravichandran MDMK P. Kannan ADMK

Election results


General Election, 2004: Sivakasi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
MDMK A. Ravichandran 469,072 56.44 +15.23
AIADMK Kannan. P 304,555 36.64 +4.89
JD(U) Dheepa Valentina. T 27,130 3.26 n/a
Independent Venkatesan. K 10,156 1.22 n/a
Majority 164,517 19.79 +10.34
Turnout 831,167 63.27 +0.41
MDMK hold Swing +15.23

See also


  1. "List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Tamil Nadu. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-13.

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