Panruti (State Assembly Constituency)

Panruti is the legislative assembly, that includes the city, Panruti. It is part of the Cuddalore (Lok Sabha constituency). This constituency is notable for Mr. Panruti Ramachandran or Panruttiar, who was elected to this constituency 6 times, under 3 different parties, DMK, AIADMK and PMK. Elections were not held in year 1957 and 1962.

Total Voters:

Male 1,11,968
Female: 1,14,612
Transgender 10
Total 2,26,590

AIADMKCandidate for Panruti Assembly Election 2016 – Mrs. Sathya Panneerselvam

AIADMK Candidate for Panruti Assembly Election 2016 - Mrs. Sathya Panneerselvam

Legislative Assembly Election Results

Assembly Duration Winner Party Votes
Fourteenth 2011- P.Sivakolunthu DMDK 82187
Thirteenth 2006-2011 Velmurugan.T. PMK 54653
Twelfth 2001-06 Velmurugan .T. PMK 45963
Eleventh 1996-01 V. Ramaswamy DMK 68021
Tenth 1991-96 Ramachandaran S. PMK 39911
Ninth 1989-91 Nanda Gopalakirutinan K. DMK 52395
Eighth 1984-89 S.Ramachandran ADK 51900
Seventh 1980-84 Ramachandran, S ADK 44557
Sixth 1977-80 S. Ramachandran ADK 43330
Fifth 1971-77 S. Ramachandran ADK 42141

History of Cuddalore District

Cuddalore Temple

Cuddalore District is one of the 6 districts of Tiruvannamalai region and a district of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. The city of Cuddalore is the district headquarters. According to Census 2011, Cuddalore district had a population of 2,605,914 with a sex-ratio of 987 females for every 1,000 males.

The history of the systematic administration of the Land Revenue of erstwhile South Arcot District begins with the acquisition from the Nawab in 1801, when the Nawab made over the Carnatic to the Company , Captain Graham was appointed to take charge of the District lying between Palar and Portonovo rivers and become the first Collector South Arcot.

In 1808, However Arcot, Vellore, Thiruvathur , Polur , and Arani Jagir were transferred to North Arcot and Wandiwash to Cheingelput while the Fort St.David and Pondicherry villages (which at different time had been under both, the Collector and the commercial resident at Cuddalore) were incorporated with the District. In 1816, Pondicherry was finally restored to the French and erstwhile South Arcot assumed practically its position. Cuddalore , which is District Headquarters for South Arcot District for more than a century. This has been mentioned everywhere in the history. The present Cuddalore District has been formed on 30.9.1993

The famous typical and universal logic temple of Sri Natarajan is situated in this district. It is an interesting subject to scientists and innovators to research on the dancing postage of Lord Sri. Nataraja.


Cuddalore District MapCuddalore Area:

Area Sq. Km: 3,703

Chennai Population:

Male: 1,311,697
Female: 1,294,217
Total: 2,605,914

Literacy Rates

Male: 85.93%
Female: 70.14%
Total: 78.04%