Nilgiris Lok Sabha Constituency


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Nilgiris is a Lok Sabha (Parliament of India) constituency in Tamil Nadu. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of the Parliament
3 Election results


Assembly segments


Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:

  1. Mettupalayam
  2. Avanashi (SC)
  3. Bhavanisagar(SC)
  4. Coonoor (SC)
  5. Ootacamund
  6. Gudalur


Members of the Parliament


Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Second 1957-62 C.Nanjappa Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Akkamma Devi Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 M. K Nanja Gowder Swatantra Party
Fifth 1971-77 J. Matha Gowder Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Sixth 1977-80 P. S Ramalingam All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Seventh 1980-84 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Elewenth 1996-98 S. R Balasubramoniyan Tamil Maanila Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 M. Master Mathan Bharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999-04 M. Master Mathan Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-2009 R. Prabhu Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-Incumbent A. Raja Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam


Election results


General Election, 2004: Nilgiris
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Congress R. Prabhu 494,121 63.26 +16.69
BJP M. Master Mathan 257,619 32.98 -16.81
Independent Pappannan. T. K 10,649 1.36 n/a
Majority 236,502 30.28 +27.05
Turnout 781,152 59.29 +4.21
Congress gain from BJP Swing 16.69


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