Chennai South (Lok Sabha Constituency)
The Lok Sabha constituency Chennai South is one of three constituencies in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was formerly known as Madras South. It was created in 1957 through bifurcation of Madras Lok Sabha constituency.
C. N. Annadurai, the first non-Congress chief minister of Tamil Nadu resigned his seat in 1967 after he was nominated for chief ministership. It was later contested and won by Murasoli Maran.
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... General Election, 1999 Chennai South Party Candidate Votes % ±% DMK T.R.Baalu 562,221 60.03 Congress V ... Dhanda Yudhapani 322,037 34.39 n/a Turnout 936,522 45.15 DMK hold Swing ...
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