State Tamil Nadu at a Glance

State

Tamil Nadu

State Map
Capital Chennai
Date of Formation 26 January 1950
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Edappadi K. Palaniswami

List of Chief Ministers of Punjab

First Chief Minister – O.P. Ramaswami Reddier

Governor Present Governor – Thiru Banwarilal Purohit

List of Governors of Punjab

First Governor – Sir Archibald Edward Nye

Seat of High Court Madras High Court (Chennai)

List of Chief Justice of Madras High Court (Chennai)

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 18

1. Shri S.R. Balasubramoniyan, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2. Shri R.S. Bharathi, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
3. Shri N. Chandrasegharan, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra
4. Shri T.K.S. Elangovan, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
5. Shri A. Mohammedjan, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra
6. Shri S. Muthukaruppan, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
7. Shri A. Navaneethakrishnan, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
8. Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss, Pattali Makkal Katchi
9. Dr. Sasikala Pushpa Ramaswamy, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
10. Shri T.K. Rangarajan, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
11. Shri A. K. Selvaraj, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
12. Shri M. Shanmugam, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
13. Shri Tiruchi Siva, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
14. Shri VAIKO , Marumalarchi Dravida Munetra
15. Shri R. Vaithilingam, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
16. Shri A. Vijayakumar, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
17. Smt. Vijila Sathyananth, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
18. Shri P. Wilson, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 39

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Arakkonam Present MP Jagathrakshakan, Shri S.
2. Arani Present MP Vishnu Prasad, Dr. M.K.
3. Chennai Central Present MP Maran, Thiru Dayanidhi
4. Chennai North Present MP Kalanidhi, Dr. V.
5. Chennai South Present MP Dr. T. Sumathy (a) Thamizhachi Thangapandian
6. Chidambaram (SC) Present MP Thol, Shri Thirumaa Valavan
7. Coimbatore Present MP Natarajan, Shri P.R.
8. Cuddalore Present MP Ramesh, Shri T.R.V.S.
9. Dharmapuri Present MP Senthilkumar. S., Shri DNV
10. Dindigul Present MP Velusamy, Shri P.
11. Erode Present MP Ganeshamurthi, Shri A.
12. Kallakurichi Present MP Pon, Shri Gautham Sigamani
13. Kancheepuram Present MP Selvam, Shri Ganesan
14. Kanniyakumari Present MP Vasanthakumar, Shri H.
15. Karur Present MP Jothimani, Ms. S.
16. Krishnagiri Present MP Chellakumar, Dr. A.
17. Madurai Present MP Venkatesan, Shri S.
18. Mayiladuthurai Present MP Ramalingam, Shri S.
19. Nagapattinam Present MP Selvaraj, Shri M.
20. Namakkal Present MP Chinraj, Shri A.K.P.
21. Nilgiris Present MP Raja, Shri Andimuthu
22. Perambalur Present MP Paarivendhar, Dr. T. R.
23. Pollachi  Present MP Shanmuga Sundaram, Shri K.
24. Ramanathapuram Present MP K. Navas, Shri Kani
25. Salem Present MP Parthiban, Shri S.R.
26. Sivaganga Present MP Chidambaram, Shri Karti P.
27. Sriperumbudur Present MP Baalu, Shri Thalikkottai Rajuthevar
28. Tenkasi (SC)  Present MP Kumar, Shri Dhanush M
29. Thanjavur Present MP Palanimanickam, Shri S.S.
30. Theni Present MP Raveendranath Kumar, Shri P.
31. Thoothukkudi  Present MP Karunanidhi, Smt. Kanimozhi
32. Tiruchirappalli  Present MP Thirunavukkarasar, Shri Su
33. Tirunelveli Present MP Gnanathiraviam, Shri S.
34. Tiruppur  Present MP Subbarayan, Shri K.
35. Tiruvallur (SC) Present MP Jayakumar, Dr. K.
36. Tiruvannamalai  Present MP Annadurai, Shri C.N.
37. Vellore Present MP Anand, Shri D. M. Kathir
38. Viluppuram (SC) Present MP Ravikumar, Shri D.
39. Virudhunagar Present MP Tagore B, Shri Manickam

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 235

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Gummidipoondi Present MLA Thiru K.S. Vijaya Kumar
2. Ponneri Present MLA Thiru P. Balaraman
3. Tiruttani Present MLA Thiru P.M. Narasimhan
4. Thiruvallur Present MLA Thiru V.G. Raajendran
5. Poonamallee Present MLA Thiru A.Krishnaswamy
6. Avadi Present MLA Thiru K. Pandiarajan
7. Maduravoyal Present MLA Thiru P. Benjamin
8. Ambattur Present MLA Thiru V. Alexander
9. Madavaram Present MLA Thiru S. Sudharsanam
10. Thiruvottiyur Present MLA Thiru K.P.P. Samy
11. Dr.Radhakrishnan Nagar Present MLA Thiru TTV Dhinakaran
12. Perambur Present MLA Thiru R.D.Shekar
13. Kolathur Present MLA Thiru M.K. Stalin
14. Villivakkam Present MLA Thiru B. Ranganathan
15. Thiru-Vi-Ka-Nagar  Present MLA Thiru P. Sivakumar
16. Egmore Present MLA Thiru K.S. Ravichandran
17. Royapuram Present MLA Thiru D. Jayakumar
18. Harbour Present MLA Thiru P.K. Sekar Babu
19. Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni Present MLA Thiru J. Anbazhagan
20. Thousand Lights Present MLA Thiru Ku. Ka. Selvam
21. Anna Nagar Present MLA Thiru M.K. Mohan
22. Virugampakkam Present MLA Thiru Virugai V.N. Ravi
23. Saidapet Present MLA Thiru Ma. Subramanian
24. Thiyagarayanagar Present MLA Thiru B. Sathyanarayanan
25. Mylapore Present MLA Thiru R. Nataraj
26. Velachery Present MLA Thiru Vagai Chanderasekar
27. Shozhinganallur Present MLA Thiru S. Aravind Ramesh
28. Alandur Present MLA Thiru T.M. Anbarasan
29. Sriperumbudur Present MLA Thiru K. Palani
30. Pallavaram Present MLA Thiru I. Karunanithi
31. Tambaram Present MLA Thiru S.R. Raja
32. Chengalpattu Present MLA Tmt. M. Varalakshmi
33. Thiruporur Present MLA Thiru L. Idhayavarman
34. Cheyyur Present MLA Dr. R.T. Arasu
35. Madurantakam Present MLA Thiru S. Pugazhenthi
36. Uthiramerur Present MLA Thiru K. Sundar
37. Kancheepuram Present MLA Thiru C.V.M.P. Ezhilarasan
38. Arakkonam Present MLA Thiru S. Ravi
39. Sholingur Present MLA Thiru G.Sampathu
40. Katpadi Present MLA Thiru Durai Murugan
41. Ranipet Present MLA Thiru R. Gandhi
42. Arcot Present MLA Thiru J.L. Eswarappan
43. Vellore Present MLA Thiru P. Karthikeyan
44. Anaikattu Present MLA Thiru A.P. Nandakumar
45. Kilvaithinankuppam Present MLA Thiru G. Loganathan
46. Gudiyattam Present MLA Thiru S.Kathavarayan
47. Vaniyambadi Present MLA Dr. (Tmt) Nilofer Kafeel
48. Ambur Present MLA Thiru A.C.Vilwanathan
49. Jolarpet Present MLA Thiru K.C. Veeramani
50. Tirupattur Present MLA Thiru A. Nallathambi
51. Uthangarai Present MLA Tmt. N. Manoranjitham
52. Bargur Present MLA Thiru C.V. Rajendiran
53. Krishnagiri Present MLA Thiru T. Senguttuvan
54. Veppanahalli Present MLA Thiru P. Murugan
55. Hosur Present MLA Thiru S.A.Sathya
56. Thalli Present MLA Thiru Y. Prakaash
57. Palacode Present MLA Thiru K.P Anbalagan
58. Pennagaram Present MLA Thiru P.N.P. Inbasekaran
59. Dharmapuri Present MLA Thiru P. Subramani
60. Pappireddippatti Present MLA Thiru A.Govindasamy
61. Harur Present MLA Thiru V.Sampathkumar
62. Chengam Present MLA Thiru M.P. Giri
63. Tiruvannamalai Present MLA Thiru E.V. Velu
64. Kilpennathur Present MLA Thiru K. Pitchandi
65. Kalasapakkam Present MLA Thiru V. Panneerselvam
66. Polur Present MLA Thiru K.V. Sekaran
67. Arani Present MLA Thiru S. Sevoor Ramachandran
68. Cheyyar Present MLA Thiru Dusi K. Mohan
69. Vandavasi Present MLA Thiru S. Ambeth Kumar
70. Gingee Present MLA Thiru K.S. Masthan
71. Mailam Present MLA Dr. R. Masilamani
72. Tindivanam Present MLA Tmt. P. Seethapathy
73. Vanur Present MLA Thiru M. Chakrapani
74. Villupuram Present MLA Thiru C.Ve. Shanmugam
75. Vikravandi Present MLA Vacant
76. Tirukkoyilur Present MLA Dr K. Ponmudy
77. Ulundurpettai Present MLA Thiru R. Kumaraguru
78. Rishivandiyam Present MLA Thiru K. Karthikeiyan
79. Sankarapuram Present MLA Thiru T. Udhaya Suriyan
80. Kallakurichi Present MLA Thiru A. Prabhu
81. Gangavalli Present MLA Thiru A. Maruthamuthu
82. Attur Present MLA Thiru R.M. Chinnathambi
83. Yercaud Present MLA Tmt. G. Chitra
84. Omalur Present MLA Thiru S. Vetrivel
85. Mettur Present MLA Thiru S. Semmalai
86. Edappadi Present MLA Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami
87. Sankari Present MLA Thiru S. Raja
88. Salem West Present MLA Thiru G. Venkatachalam
89. Salem North Present MLA Thiru R. Rajendran
90. Salem South Present MLA Thiru A.B. Sakthivel
91. Veerapandi Present MLA Tmt. P. Manonmani
92. Rasipuram Present MLA Dr. (Tmt.) V. Saroja
93. Senthamangalam Present MLA Thiru C. Chandrasekaran
94. Namakkal Present MLA Thiru K.P.P. Baskar
95. Paramathi-Velur Present MLA Thiru K.S. Moorthiy
96. Tiruchengodu Present MLA Tmt. Pon. Saraswathi
97. Kumarapalayam Present MLA Thiru P. Thangamani
98. Erode East Present MLA Thiru K.S. Thennarasu
99. Erode West Present MLA Thiru K.V. Ramalingam
100. Modakkurichi Present MLA Thiru V.P. Sivasubramani
101. Dharapuram Present MLA Thiru V.S. Kalimuthu
102. Kangayam Present MLA Thiru U. Thaniyarasu
103. Perundurai Present MLA Thiru Thoppu N.D.Venkatachalam
104. Bhavani Present MLA Thiru K.C. Karuppanan
105. Anthiyur Present MLA Thiru E M R Raja
106. Gobichettipalayam Present MLA Thiru K.A. Sengottaiyan
107. Bhavanisagar Present MLA Thiru S. Eswaran
108. Udhagamandalam Present MLA Thiru R. Ganesh
109. Gudalur Present MLA Thiru M. Thiravidamani
110. Coonoor Present MLA Thiru A. Ramu
111. Mettuppalayam Present MLA Thiru O.K. Chinnaraj
112. Avanashi Present MLA Thiru P. Dhanapal
113. Tiruppur North Present MLA Thiru K.N. Vijeyakumar
114. Tiruppur South Present MLA Thiru S. Gunasekaran
115. Palladam Present MLA Thiru A. Natarajan
116. Sulur Present MLA Thiru P.Kandhasamy
117. Kavundampalayam Present MLA Thiru V.C.Arukutty
118. Coimbatore North Present MLA Thiru P.R.G. Arunkumar
119. Thondamuthur Present MLA Thiru S.P. Velumani
120. Coimbatore South Present MLA Thiru Amman K.Arjunan
121. Singanallur Present MLA Thiru N. Karthik
122. Kinathukadavu Present MLA Thiru A. Shanmugam
123. Pollachi Present MLA Dr. Pollachi V. Jayaraman
124. Valparai Present MLA Tmt. V. Kasthuri Vasu
125. Udumalaipettai Present MLA Thiru K. Radhakrishnan
126. Madathukulam Present MLA Thiru R. Jayaramakrishnan
127. Palani Present MLA Thiru I.P. Senthil Kumar
128. Oddanchatram Present MLA Thiru R. Sakkarapani
129. Athoor Present MLA Thiru I. Periyasamy
130. Nilakkottai Present MLA Tmt S.Thenmozhi
131. Natham Present MLA Thiru M.A. Andiambalam
132. Dindigul Present MLA Thiru C. Sreenivasan
133. Vedasandur Present MLA Dr. V.P.B. Paramasivam
134. Aravakurichi Present MLA Thiru V.Senthilbalaji
135. Karur Present MLA Thiru M.R. Vijayabhaskar
136. Krishnarayapuram Present MLA Tmt. M. Geetha
137. Kulithalai Present MLA Thiru E. Ramar
138. Manapparai Present MLA Thiru R. Chandrasekar
139. Srirangam Present MLA Tmt. S. Valarmathi
140. Tiruchirappalli West Present MLA Thiru K.N. Nehru
141. Tiruchirappalli East Present MLA Thiru Vellamandi N. Natarajan
142. Thiruverumbur Present MLA Thiru Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi
143. Lalgudi Present MLA Thiru A. Soundarapandian
144. Manachanallur Present MLA Tmt. M. Parameswari
145. Musiri Present MLA Thiru M. Selvarasu
146. Thuraiyur Present MLA Thiru S. Stalin Kumar
147. Perambalur Present MLA Thiru R. Thamizhselvan
148. Kunnam Present MLA Thiru R.T. Ramachandran
149. Ariyalur Present MLA Thiru S. Rajendiran
150. Jayankondam Present MLA Thiru J.K.N. Ramajeyalingam
151. Tittagudi Present MLA Thiru V. Ganesan
152. Vridhachalam Present MLA Thiru V.T. Kalaiselvan
153. Neyveli Present MLA Thiru Saba. Rajendran
154. Panruti Present MLA Tmt. P. Sathya
155. Cuddalore Present MLA Thiru M.C. Sampath
156. Kurinjipadi Present MLA Thiru M.R.K. Panneer Selvam
157. Bhuvanagiri Present MLA Thiru Durai K. Saravanan
158. Chidambaram Present MLA Thiru K.A. Pandian
159. Kattumannarkoil Present MLA Thiru N. Murugumaran
160. Sirkazhi Present MLA Thiru P.V. Bharathi
161. Mayiladuthurai Present MLA Thiru V. Rathakrishnan
162. Poompuhar Present MLA Thiru S. Pavunraj
163. Nagapattinam Present MLA Thiru M. Thamimun Ansari
164. Kilvelur Present MLA Thiru U. Mathivanan
165. Vedaranyam Present MLA Thiru O.S. Manian
166. Thiruthuraipoondi Present MLA Thiru P. Adalarasan
167. Mannargudi Present MLA Thiru T.R.B. Rajaa
168. Thiruvarur Present MLA Thiru Poondi
169. Nannilam Present MLA Thiru R. Kamaraj
170. Thiruvidaimarudur Present MLA Dr. Govi. Chezhiaan
171. Kumbakonam Present MLA Thiru G. Anbalagan
172. Papanasam Present MLA Thiru. R. Doraikkannu
173. Thiruvaiyaru Present MLA Thiru Durai. Chandrasekaran
174. Thanjavur Present MLA Thiru T.K.G.Neelamegam
175. Orathanadu Present MLA Thiru M. Ram Chandran
176. Pattukkottai Present MLA Thiru C.V. Sekar
177. Peravurani Present MLA Thiru M. Govindarasu
178. Gandharvakottai Present MLA Thiru B. Arumugam
179. Viralimalai Present MLA Dr. C. Vijaya Baskar
180. Pudukkottai Present MLA Thiru Periyannan Arassu
181. Thirumayam Present MLA Thiru S. Regupathy
182. Alangudi Present MLA Thiru Siva V. Meyyanathan
183. Aranthangi Present MLA Thiru E. Rathinasabapathy
184. Karaikudi Present MLA Thiru KR. Ramasamy
185. Tiruppattur Present MLA Thiru KR Periakaruppan
186. Sivaganga Present MLA Thiru G. Baskaran
187. Manamadurai Present MLA Thiru S.Nagarajan
188. Melur Present MLA Thiru P. Periyapullan @ Selvam
189. Madurai East Present MLA Thiru P. Moorthy
190. Sholavandan Present MLA Thiru K. Manickam
191. Madurai North Present MLA Thiru V.V. Rajan Chellappa
192. Madurai South Present MLA Thiru S.S. Saravanan
193. Madurai Central Present MLA Dr Palanivel Thiagarajan
194. Madurai West Present MLA Thiru K. Raju
195. Thiruparankundram Present MLA Dr.P.Saravanan
196. Thirumangalam Present MLA Thiru R.B. Udhayakumar
197. Usilampatti Present MLA Thiru P. Neethipathi
198. Andipatti Present MLA Thiru A.Maharajan
199. Periyakulam Present MLA Thiru K.S.Saravanakumar
200. Bodinayakanur Present MLA Thiru O. Panneerselvam
201. Cumbum Present MLA Thiru S.T.K. Jakkaiyan.
202. Rajapalayam Present MLA Thiru S. Thangappandian
203. Srivilliputhur Present MLA Tmt. M. Chandraprabha.
204. Sattur Present MLA Thiru M.S.R.Rajavarman
205. Sivakasi Present MLA Thiru K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji.
206. Virudhunagar Present MLA Thiru A.R.R. Seenivasan.
207. Aruppukkottai Present MLA Thiru K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran.
208. Tiruchuli Present MLA Thiru Thangam Thenarasu
209. Paramakudi Present MLA Thiru N.Sathan Prabhakar
210. Tiruvadanai Present MLA Thiru S. Karunaas
211. Ramanathapuram Present MLA Dr. M. Manikandan
212. Mudhukulathur Present MLA Thiru S. Pandi
213. Vilathikulam Present MLA Thiru P.Chinnappan
214. Thoothukkudi Present MLA Tmt. P. Geetha Jeevan
215. Tiruchendur Present MLA Thiru Anitha R. Radhakrishnan
216. Srivaikuntam Present MLA Thiru S.P. Shunmuganathan
217. Ottapidaram Present MLA Thiru C.Shunmugaiah
218. Kovilpatti Present MLA Thiru Kadambur Raju
219. Sankarankovil Present MLA Tmt. V.M. Rajalakshmi
220. Vasudevanallur Present MLA Thiru A. Manoharan
221. Kadayanallur Present MLA Thiru Muhammed Abubacker. K.A.M.
222. Tenkasi Present MLA Thiru S. Selvamohandos Pandian
223. Alangulam Present MLA Dr. (Tmt) Poongothai Aladi Aruna
224. Tirunelveli Present MLA Thiru A.L.S. Lakshmanan
225. Ambasamudram Present MLA Thiru R. Murugaiah Pandian
226. Palayamkottai Present MLA Thiru T.P.M. Mohideen Khan
227. Nanguneri Present MLA VACANT
228. Radhapuram Present MLA Thiru I.S. Inbadurai
229. Kanniyakumari Present MLA Thiru S. Austin
230. Nagercoil Present MLA Thiru N. Suresh Rajan
231. Colachel Present MLA Thiru J.G. Prince
232. Padmanabhapuram Present MLA Thiru T. Mano Thangaraj
233. Vilavancode Present MLA Tmt. S. Vijayadharani
234. Killiyoor Present MLA Thiru S. Rajesh Kumar
235. Nominated (Anglo-Indian) – Dr. (Tmt.) Nancy Ann Cynthia Francis

Number of District 32

Name of the Districts

Ariyalur
Chennai
Coimbatore
Cuddalore
Dharmapuri
Dindigul
Erode
Kancheepuram
Karur
Krishnagiri
Madurai
Nagapattinam
Kanyakumari
Namakkal
Perambalur
Pudukottai
Ramanathapuram
Salem
Sivagangai
Thanjavur
Theni
Thiruvallur
Thiruvarur
Tuticorin
Trichirappalli
Thirunelveli
Tiruppur
Thiruvannamalai
The Nilgiris
Vellore
Villupuram
Virudhunagar

Area 130,060 km2
Rank of state by Area 11th
Population(2011) 72,147,030
Literacy rate 80.33% (2011)
Types Of Religion Hinduism (87.58%), Christianity (6.12%), Islam (5.86%), Jainism (0.12%), Sikhism (0.02%), Buddhism (0.01%), Other or not religious (0.3%)
Neighbouring States Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh
Neighbouring Countries – –
Main Language Tamil
Other Languages Kannada, Urdu, Malayalam
Biggest River Kaveri
Number of River 98
Number Lake 34
Coastline 1076 Km (Bay of Bengal)
Number of Beaches 09
Number of Mountains 22
Agricultural land [Km2] – –
Forest Land [Km2] 26,345 Km2
Latitude 11.1271° N
Longitude 78.6569° E
City & Town Chennai [Madras], Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Salem, Erode, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Thoothukkudi (Tuticorin), Dindigul, Thanjavur, Sivakasi, Hosur, Tiruvannamalai
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Water & Air
Airports 13 (Chennai International Airport, Coimbatore International Airport, Tiruchirapalli International Airport, Madurai International Airport, Salem Airport, Tuticorin Airport, Vellore Airport, Hosur Aerodrome, Tambaram Air Force Station, Sulur Air Force Station, INS Rajali, Thanjavur Air Force Station, INS Parundu)
International Airports 04 (Chennai International Airport, Coimbatore International Airport, Tiruchirapalli International Airport, Madurai International Airport)
Major Ports Chennai Port, Colachel Seaport, Enayam International Seaport, Ennore Port, Tuticorin Port Trust, Nagapattinam Port
Length of National Highways 5006.14 Km
Railway Length 4027.08 Km
Major Tourist Places Chidambaram, Ervadi, Kanniyakumari, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Tiruchirapalli, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Valparai, Meghamalai, Kolli Hills, Coonoor, Courtallam, Hogenakkal falls, Agaya Gangai falls, Catherine falls, Kiliyur falls, Marina Beach, Elliot Beach, Mahabalipuram, Poompuhar Beach, Mudumalai National Park, Mukurthi National Park, Anaimalai Tiger Reserve, The Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, Guindy National Park
Legislative Assembly Name Fort St George
Emblem
State Dance Bharathanattiyam
State Anthem Tamil Thai Valthu
Cuisine Idli, Dosai, Vadai, Pongal, Paniyaram, Appam, Uthappam, Upma, Sambar, Rasam, Kootu, Aviyal, Biryani, murukku, seedai, bajji, pori, mixture, pakoda,
State Animal Nilgiri tahr
State Bird Emerald dove
State Flower Gloriosa lily
State Fruit Jackfruit
State tree Palm tree
Sport Kabaddi
Number of National Park 05 (Guindy National Park, Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, Indira Gandhi (Annamalai) National Park, Mudumalai National Park, Mukurthi National Park)
Movie Industry Name Tollywood
Festivals 1. Pongal, 2. Tamil New Year’s Day, 3. Natyanjali Dance Festival, 4. Thaipusam, 5. Mahamaham Festival, 6. Thiruvaiyaru Festival, 7. Karthigai Deepam
Website www.tn.gov.in

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