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Tenkasi Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Tenkasi Lok sabha Constituency Details, Political News Tenkasi , Tamil Nedu Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates, Tamil Nedu Parliamentary Constituency details 2014,Tenkasi MP Issues

About Tenkasi:

One of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of Tamil Nadu, Tenkasi Lok Sabha Constituency represents the Tirunelveli District and has 1,063,614 voters. 1,063,614 is the total electorate count in the Tenkasi Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 37). Out of these 530,196 number of electorates are males and the remaining 533,418 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. This constituency came into existence in 1957 and comprises of six legislative assembly segments and is reserved for the SC category.

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Rajapalayam

Srivilliputhur (SC)

Sankarankovil (SC)

Vasudevanallur (SC)

Kadayanallur

Tenkasi

About Tenkasi:

The town of Tenkasi is situated near the Coutallam Waterfalls, at the foothills of the Western Ghats. It has an average elevation of 143 m and is bordered by Kerala on its West. Tamil and English are the official languages here.

As per 2001 census, it has a population of over 63,000 people of which 7,242 are under the age of 6. About 51% of the population is male and the sex ratio is 982 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of the city is 83%. About 15% of the population belongs to the SC category and 0.90% belongs to the ST category. Agriculture, tourism, oil refining, handloom and several other small scale industries are a part of the economic setup of the city. Several State Highways are connected to the city and place it in a large road network. Additionally, the National Highway NH-7 passes through the district connecting to the major cities in and around the city. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

P. Lingam

Age

47

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Communist Party of India

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Graduate

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

83

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

332

Attendance

96%