Chennai North Lok Sabha Constituency in Tamil Nadu: Candidates, Current MP, Polling Date And Election Results 2019
Chennai North Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Photo)

The Chennai North constituency in Tamil Nadu is one of the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chennai. It was formerly known as Madras North. The constituency number of the Chennai North constituency is 2 and is not reserved for any category. In Tamil Nadu, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has fielded Kalanithi Veerasamy from the Chennai North constituency while the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) has given the ticket to Azhagapuram R. Mohanraj from the Chennai North seat. 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.

In the Chennai North constituency, Praveen Kumar of People's Party of India(secular), Sebastin J from the Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist), Independent candidate Marimuthu P, Kaliyammal of the Naam Tamilar Katchi party, Alagaapuram R Mohan Raj of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam among others are the official candidates of this constituency.

All the 39 parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu will go for polling in the second phase on April 18. Out of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu, the BJP to contest 5 seats while the AIADMK is contesting on 27 seats.

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Schedule for Chennai North 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
Puducherry (1) Puducherry

Piyush Goyal, the BJP’s election-in-charge for Tamil Nadu, announced the “mega alliance", wherein the BJP will contest five seats, the PMK in seven and the AIADMK will contest in the remaining 27 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu.  Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule Of Voting And Results For General Elections.

In the 2014, T. G. Venkatesh Babu of the AIADMK had won the seat with a thumping majority. Babu had won with 4,06,704 votes accounting to 44.67 percent of the total vote percentage. Meanwhile, R. Girirajan of the DMK managed to get 3,07,000 votes.