Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar is an Meeting/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Chennai district of Tamil Nadu
Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar is an Meeting/Vidhan Sabha constituency within the Chennai district of Tamil Nadu. It falls below the Chennai (North) Lok Sabha constituency.
Within the 2016 Tamil Nadu Meeting election, the constituency had a complete of two,54,558 registered voters.
Voter turnout in earlier election
The voter turnout in Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar within the earlier Meeting election was 68.36 p.c.
Previous election outcomes and winners
Within the 2016 Tamil Nadu Meeting election, J Jayalalithaa, former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo and ex-chief minister, had received the Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar seat. She received 97,218 votes, as towards 57,673 votes received by her principal rival Shimla Muthuchozhan of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).
The seat had fallen vacant after Jayalalithaa handed away on 5 December, 2016. Over a yr later, TTV Dhinakaran received a keenly-fought bypoll in Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar by beating E Madhusudhan of the AIADMK. Dhinakaran, who was expelled from the AIADMK, based the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK).
The Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar Meeting constituency is anticipated to go to polls in April or Could 2021, as a part of the Tamil Nadu Meeting election 2021.
The Tamil Nadu Meeting polls will probably be held to elect a complete of 234 Members of Legislative Meeting (MLAs).
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