Madurai Government & Politics




A brief discussion on Madurai government & politics includes the political parties of the city, the government organizations, the constituencies and the political leaders.

The Madurai parliamentary constituency has six assembly constituencies under it, they are:

  • Madurai East
  • Samayanallur
  • Melur
  • Tirupparankundram
  • Madurai West
  • Madurai Central


Several national, regional and local political parties contest elections in Madurai. The major political parties in Madurai are:

  • All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam - AIADMK
  • Indian National Congress -INC
  • Bharatiya Janata Party - BJP
  • Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam - MDMK
  • Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam – DMK


The government of Tamil Nadu and the Central Government has established quite a few important institutions in Madurai. Some of the government organizations and important government offices in Madurai are:
  • Tamil Nadu Water Authority and Drainage Board
  • Madurai Kamaraj University
These organizations help in the better functioning of the municipality of Madurai.



Last Updated on 9/15/2011