Dharapuram (SC)

MLA Mr. K. Ponnusamy

 

 

MLA Mr. K. Ponnusamy

 

 

 

Father Name M KUPPANAN (A) KUPPUSAMY
Party AIADMK
Date of Birth 6th June 1954
Place of Birth Dharapuram
Education B.A., B.L.
Marital Status Married; Two Children
Address Chennai: C2A, MLAs Quarters, Omanthoorar Government Estate, Chennai-600 002.
Mofussil: No. 31/6, Anna Nagar, Dharapuram, Tirupur District-638 656.
Telephone Office:             044-25366627
Mobile: +91 9360510501
E-mail mladharapuram@tn.gov.in

Dharapuram (SC) (State Assembly Constituency)

Dharapuram (SC) is the legislative assembly, that includes the city, Dharapuram. Dharapuram assembly constituency was part of Erode (Lok Sabha constituency).

Total Voters:

Male: 1,17,235
Female: 1,19,582
Transgender : 6
Total: 2,36,823

Legislative assembly election results

Assembly Duration Winner Party Votes
Fourteenth 2011- Ponnusamy.K AIADMK 83856
Thirteenth 2006-2011 Prabavathi.P DMK 55312
Twelfth 2001-06 Sivakami. V. PMK 56835
Eleventh 1996-01 R. Saraswathy DMK 62027
Tenth 1991-96 Eswaramurthi P. ADK 66490
Ninth 1989-91 Santhakumari, T. DMK 34069
Eighth 1984-89 Periasamy. A. ADK 51919
Seventh 1980-84 Periasamy, A. ADK 43319
Sixth 1977-80 R. Ayyachamy ADK 18884
Fifth 1971-77 V. P. Palaniammal DMK 40947

History of Tiruppur District

Temples in Tiruppur

TTiruppur or Tirupur is a city in the Kongu Nadu region of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Tiruppur is the administrative headquarters of Tiruppur district and the fifth largest urban agglomeration in Tamil Nadu. Located on the banks of Noyyal River, it has been ruled at different times, by the Early Pandyas, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Mysore Kingdom and the British. It is situated at the center of the South Indian Peninsula, about 450 kilometres (280 mi) southwest of the state capital Chennai and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Coimbatore.

Tiruppur is administered by municipal corporation which was established in 2008 and the total area of the corporation is 159.6 km2 divided into 60 wards. The total population of the city as per the 2011 census is 444,352. Tiruppur is a part of the Tiruppur constituency that elects its member of parliament.

Tiruppur is a major textile and knit wear hub contributing to 90% of total cotton knit wear exports from India. The textile industry provides employment to over six lakh people and contributed to exports worth 200 billion (US$2.9 billion) in 2014-15.

 

Tiruppur District MapTiruppur Area:

Area Sq. Km: 5,187

Tiruppur Population:

Male: 1,246,159
Female: 1,232,893
Total: 2,479,052

Literacy Rates

Male: 85.49%
Female: 71.82%
Total: 78.68%