Chennai North Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency Number: 2
Total Electors: 14,22,386 (2014 estimates)
Male Electors: 7,07,696
Female Electors: 7,14,690
Assembly Constituencies: Thiruvottiyur, Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar, Perambur, Kolathur, T.V.K.Nagar, Royapuram, Madhavaram
Delimited: Yes. In 2008. Madahvaram is a new Assembly segment which is added.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: C Kuppusami won the seat thrice between 1998 and 2004 elections. In 2009 elections, TKS Elangovan of the DMK won the seat. However, in the 2014 elections, TG Venkatesh Babu of the AIADMK wrested the seat from DMK.
Demography: The relatively under-developed region of the city, the areas coming under the Chennai North Lok Sabha constituency have the largest number of slums in the city. A significant chunk of the population in this constituency belong to the working-class, who work in the industrial hubs of Northern Chennai.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 13:22:23 IST