Tiruchirappalli West (state assembly constituency)

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Tiruchirappalli (West)
Constituency for the State Assembly
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Constituency details
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruchirappalli
LS constituency Tiruchirappalli
Established2011
Total electors2,69,194 [1]
ReservationGeneral
Member of Legislative Assembly
Current MLA K. N. Nehru
Party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Elected year2021

Refer Tiruchirappalli – I (State Assembly Constituency) for previous elections held in this constituency.

Contents

Tiruchirappalli – I (State Assembly Constituency) has been renamed as Tiruchirappalli West after the constituency delimitations 2008. [2] Tiruchirappalli West will be one of 17 assembly constituencies to have VVPAT facility with EVMs in 2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election. [3] [4] [5] It comes under Tiruchirappalli (Lok Sabha constituency) for Parliament elections. It includes Ward Nos. 39- 60 of Tiruchirappalli City Municipal Corporation .

Tamil Nadu

YearWinnerParty
2011 M. Mariam Pichai All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2011 (Bye Election) M. Paranjothi All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2016 K. N. Nehru Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2021 K. N. Nehru Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election Results

2021

2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Tiruchirappalli West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DMK K. N. Nehru 118,13364.52Increase2.svg13.22
AIADMK V.Padmanathan33,02418.04Decrease2.svg17.43
NTK Vinoth15,7258.59Increase2.svg6.87

2016

2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Tiruchirappalli West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DMK K. N. Nehru 92,04951.30Increase2.svg8.65
AIADMK R. Manoharan 63,63435.47Decrease2.svg18.70
DMDK Joseph Jerald11,4696.39Increase2.svg6.39
NOTA None of the above 4,1002.29Increase2.svg2.29
NTK Manoharan Sethu3,0801.72Increase2.svg1.72
Margin of victory28,41515.83Increase2.svg4.31
Turnout 1,79,66870.53Increase2.svg9.42
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing Decrease2.svg2.87

2011 Bypolls

Bye-elections, 2011: Tiruchirappalli West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
AIADMK M. Paranjothi 69,02954.17Increase2.svg3.96
DMK K. N. Nehru 54,34542.65Decrease2.svg2.91
IJK M. M. Sadiq9060.41Decrease2.svg0.55
UUK S. Kalasthri6630.52Increase2.svg0.52
Margin of victory14,68411.52Increase2.svg6.87
Turnout 1,27,43361.12Decrease2.svg13.92
AIADMK hold Swing Increase2.svg3.96

2011

2011 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election: Tiruchirappalli West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
AIADMK M. Mariam Pichai 77,49250.21+50.21
DMK K. N. Nehru 70,31345.56+45.56
BJP R. Thirumal2,5691.66+1.66
IJK P. Selvam1,4870.96+0.96
Margin of victory7,1794.65----
Turnout 1,54,32275.04New
AIADMK win (new seat)

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References

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  2. "New Constituencies, Post-Delimitation 2008" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2012.
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