Hyderabad, May 23: Results for the Arani Lok Sabha Constituency in Tamil Nadu has been declared by the Election Commission of India (ECI). MK Vishnu Prasad of the Congress party has won the seat. The counting of votes for the Arani Lok Sabha Constituency began at 8 AM on Thursday, May 23. This is one of the 39 Parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu which went to poll on April 18 in the second phase. It was created during the 2008 assembly delimitation from the former Vandavasi constituency. The constituency number of Arani is 12 and is not reserved for any category i.e. it falls into the General Category. The Arani constituency has six assembly segments including Arni, Cheyyar amongst others. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.
The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has fielded its current Lok Sabha MP V Elumalai from the Arani seat. Elumalai is seeking re-election from this constituency in the upcoming polls. The Congress has fielded M. Vishnuprasad for the Arani seat.
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Arani Constituency:
|Issue of Notification||March 19|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 26|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 27|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||March 29|
|Date Of Poll||April 18|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Watch: Details of Phase II of Lok Sabha Polls 2019
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 18 In Phase II
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituencies|
|Assam (5)||Karimganj, Silchar, autonomous district, Mangaldoi, Nawgong|
|Bihar (5)||Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka|
|Chhattisgarh (3)||Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker|
|Jammu And Kashmir (2)||Srinagar, Udhampur|
|Karnataka (14)||Udupi Chikmagalur, Hassan, Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga, Tumkur, Mandya, Mysore, Chamarajanagar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, Bangalore South, Chikkballapur, Kolar|
|Maharashtra (10)||Buldhana, Akola, Amravati, Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur, Solapur|
|Manipur (1)||Inner Manipur|
|Odisha (5)||Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Aska|
|Tamil Nadu (39)||Thiruvallur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chennai Central, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Arakkonam, Vellore, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Arani, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Dindigul, Karur, Tiruchirappalli, Perambalur, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Mayiladuturai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari|
|Tripura (1)||Tripura East|
|Uttar Pradesh (8)||Nagina, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri|
|West Bengal (3)||Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Raiganj|
The much-awaited elections in Tamil Nadu will be held on April 18. All the 39 parliamentary constituencies of the state will go to vote in the second phase on the same day. The counting of votes will take place on May 23. The last day of filing nomination for the polls in March 26 while the last day of withdrawal of candidature is March 29. Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule Of Voting And Results For General Elections.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Elumalai of the AIADMK party had won from the Arani seat by defeating R. Sivanandam of the DMK. Elumalai had won the seat by 502,721 votes while Sivanandam managed to garner 258,877 votes in the last assembly elections.