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Karur Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Karur Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News Karur, Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Tamil Nadu Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Karur MP Issues

Karur Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Karur Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News Karur, Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Tamil Nadu Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Karur MP Issues 

About Karur:

One of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of Tamil Nadu, the Lok Sabha Constituency of Karur was formed in 1957 elections and has six Vidhan Sabha segments with one being reserved for the SC category. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Karur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 23) were 1,012,924 of which 508,725 are females and 504,199 are males. The total number of electors under this constituency is over 1,013,000

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Vedasandur

Aravakurichi

Karur

Krishnarayapuram (SC)

Manapaarai

Viralimalai

 About Karur:

Karur District lies in the centre of the state covering an area of about 2,904 sq km. It has five talukas and 200 villages with its headquarters located in the city of Karur which is 370 km from Chennai. Tamil is the official language here. Karur District lies in the centre of the state covering an area of about 2,904 sq km. It has five talukas and 200 villages with its headquarters located in the city of Karur which is 370 km from Chennai. Tamil is the official language here. 

As per the census of 2011, the total population of Karur is over 1,065,000 with male population of 528,000 and female population of 537,000. Over the last decade of 2001-2011, the district witnessed a population growth rate of about 14% and currently has a population density of 367 people per sq km. The sex ratio here is 1015 females per 1000 males and about 102,000 of the population are under the age of six. The average literacy rate is 76% with male and female literacy rates of 85% and 67% respectively. Economically, cultivation of banana, sugarcane and pulses as well as textile, paper and cement industries benefits Karur. The National Highways, NH-7 and NH-67 pass through the district connecting Karur to nearby cities.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Munisamy Thambidurai

Age

66

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Doctorate

Performance in the 15thLok Sabha

Debates participated

99

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

365

Attendance

86%

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