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Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: Dayanidhi Maran leads with a huge margin of nearly 2.4 lakh votes

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: The key Lok Sabha seat in Tamil Nadu is a fierce contest between DMK and BJP.
Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK's Dayanidhi Maran leads with over 63,000 votes so far against BJP candidate.
Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK's Dayanidhi Maran leads with over 63,000 votes so far against BJP candidate.

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: Chennai Central is one of the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. This constituency, which includes six assembly segments, is set for a direct electoral contest between the BJP and DMK. The former Union minister and current DMK MP, Dayanidhi Maran, is contesting against BJP's Vinoj P Selvam. Maran previously won this seat in 2004 and 2009 and served as the Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology in the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government in 2004....Read More

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Dayanidhi Maran, a key figure in his party, is the son of former Union minister Murasoli Maran and the brother of Kalanithi Maran, an Indian billionaire and the founder and chairman of Sun Group.

The BJP has nominated Vinoj P Selvam for this seat. In 2009, Dayanidhi Maran won the election by defeating AIADMK's Mohamed Ali Jinnah SMK by over 33,000 votes. However, in 2014, he was defeated by AIADMK's SR Vijayakumar by a margin of over 45,000 votes. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Maran contested from the Chennai Central constituency again and secured a victory for the third time.

DMK vs BJP

Candidate NamePartyVotesLeading/Trailing
Dayanidhi MaranDMK--Leading (+63,631 votes)
Vinoj P SelvamBJP--Trailing
SR VijayakumarAIADMK--Trailing

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, DMK candidate Dayanidhi Maran secured victory with 4,48,911 votes. PMK candidate SR Sam Paul came second with 1,47,391 votes, while MDMK candidate Kamila Nasir finished third with 92,249 votes.

In the Chennai Central constituency during the 2019 general election, Dayanidhi Maran of the DMK won with a vote share of 57.36%. PMK's S. R. Sam Paul followed with 18.83%, and Makkal Needhi Maiam's (MNM) Kameela Naseer, representing the party founded by Kamal Haasan in 2018, received 11.79%. Dr. R. Karthikeyan from NTK garnered 3.95% of the votes. Additionally, SDPI (Social Democratic Party of India) and NOTA received 3.03% and 1.77%, respectively.

Polling in Chennai Central is lowest in Tamil Nadu

Polling in Chennai Central, one of the three Lok Sabha constituencies in the city, recorded the lowest turnout in Tamil Nadu during the elections held on Friday, as of 3 p.m. According to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo, voter turnout in this constituency was 24.09 per cent at 11 am, 32.31 per cent at 1 pm, and 41.47 per cent at 3 p.m.

Sahoo reported that by 3 pm, the overall voter turnout in the state was 51.41 per cent. By the end of the day, voter turnout was recorded at just 53.91 per cent.

Dharmapuri had the highest turnout, at 57.86 per cent, followed by Namakkal at 57.67 per cent and Kallakurichi at 57.34 per cent.

Eight constituencies in Tamil Nadu had less than 50 per cent voter turnout by 3 pm, including the three in Chennai: Chennai North (44.84 per cent), Chennai South (42.10 per cent), and Chennai Central (41.47 per cent). The other constituencies with low turnout were Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Tirunelveli, Madurai, and Sriperumbudur.

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June 4, 2024 7:33 PM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: Dayanidhi Maran leads with a margin of nearly 2.4 lakh votes

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK candidate Dayanidhi Maran is leading with a huge margin of nearly 2.4 lakh votes against BJP candidate Vinoj P Selvam.

June 4, 2024 5:00 PM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK's Dayanidhi Maran leads with over 1.43L votes

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK candidate Dayanidhi Maran to retain the seat with a vote margin of over 1.43 lakh against BJP candidate Vinoj P Selvam.

June 4, 2024 1:35 PM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK's Dayanidhi Maran leads with over 63k votes

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK candidate Dayanidhi Maran is leading with over 63,000 votes against BJP's Vinoj P Selvam.

Votes gained so far

Dayanidhi Maran - 1,18,675 (DMK)

Vinoj P Selvam - 55,044 (BJP)

B Parthasarathy - 21,152 (DMDK)

June 4, 2024 12:06 PM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: Dayanidhi Maran leading with 23,106 margin

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: Dayanidhi Maran, the DMK candidate for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha seat, appears to be retaining the seat as he is leading with a margin of 27,394 votes, a trend that has persisted since the beginning of vote counting today. He has garnered 54,678 votes so far.

Trailing behind is Vinoj P Selvam from the BJP, who has garnered 27,284 votes thus far.

June 4, 2024 10:39 AM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK's Dayanidhi Maran leads with over 11,000 vote margin

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: In the current results, Dayanidhi Maran from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is ahead with 11,003 votes, leading by 3,557 votes. Trailing behind is Vinoj P Selvam from the Bharatiya Janata Party with 7,446 votes, lagging by 3,557 votes. Additionally, B. Parthasarathy from the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam is also trailing with 1,553 votes, falling behind by 9,450 votes.

June 4, 2024 8:56 AM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK's Dayanidhi Maran leads in early trends

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: In the early trends, after counting began at 8 am, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party candidate for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha seat is leading over candidates from BJP and AIADMK.

June 4, 2024 8:00 AM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: What happened during 2019 elections?

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: In 2019, the Chennai Central constituency comprised 1,332,300 eligible voters, yet only 58.98% of them participated in the voting process. Dayanidhi Maran, the DMK candidate, emerged victorious in the 2019 elections, securing a substantial margin of 3,01,520 votes.

DMK was aligned with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

June 4, 2024 6:44 AM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: Here are some key candidates in fray

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: List of some critical candidates in the fray

Shri Vinoj P. Selvam - BJP

Dayanidhi Maran - DMK

Samaran - BSP

Karthikeyan - NTK

Selva Kumar - TK

K Chandrasekar - NMK

M l Ravi - DMSK

B. Parthasarathy - DMDK

C S Karnan - ACDP

Senthilkumar - CYP

Dilavar Ali - TSP

June 4, 2024 6:40 AM IST

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: DMK's Dayanidhi Maran eyes to retain the key seat

Chennai Central Election Result 2024 Live Updates: The Chennai Central seat has traditionally been a stronghold of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), with the Maran family dominating it since its inception.

After his defeat in 2014, Dayanidhi Maran made a comeback by winning in 2019 and is now seeking a fourth term as MP from the same constituency.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, DMK's Dayanidhi Maran emerged victorious in Chennai Central, securing 448,911 votes. PMK candidate Sam Paul was the runner-up, garnering 147,391 votes.

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