Namakkal Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency Number: 16
Total Electors: 13,29,552 (2014 estimates)
Male Electors: 6,61,113
Female Electors: 6,68,439
Assembly Constituencies: Sankagiri, Rasipuram (SC), Senthamangalam (ST), Namakkal, Paramathi-Velur, Tiruchengodu
Delimited: Yes. The constituency was created in 2008.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: S Gandhiselvan of the DMK won the seat in 2009. PR Sundaram of the AIADMK won the seat in 2014.
Demography: The constituency is dominated by Kongu Vellalar Gounders, who are classified as OBCs but are socio-economically influential in Western Tamil Nadu. Dalits are also found in significant numbers in the constituency.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 13:11:34 IST