Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Coimbatore (North) profile: AIADMK’s PRG Arunkumar won seat in 2016 – Politics News , Firstpost

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Coimbatore (North) is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu

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Coimbatore (North) is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. It falls under the Coimbatore Lok Sabha constituency.

In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, the Coimbatore (North) constituency had a total of 3,04,374 registered voters.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in Coimbatore (North) in the previous Assembly election was 62.06 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, PRG Arunkumar of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) won the Coimbatore (North) seat. He won 77,540 votes, as against 69,816 votes won by his main rival S Meenalogu of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

In the 2011 election, T Malaravan of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) had won the Coimbatore (North) seat by defeating M Veeragopal of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

Election date and timing

The Tamil Nadu Assembly polls will be held on 6 April 2021, along with Kerala and Puducherry. The day will also see phase three polls in Assam and West Bengal. 92,000 polling booths will be there for the assembly polls. The counting of the votes is scheduled for 2 May.

The official notification of the Assembly polls in the state is scheduled for 12 March. The nomination of candidates will be accepted from then till 19 March. The scrutiny of nominations will be done on 20 March and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is 22 March.

The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly has a total number of 234 seats, of which 45 are reserved constituencies (42 SC constituencies and 3 ST Constituencies). The current term of the Assembly ends on 24 May 2021.

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