Alathur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Alathur Lok Sabha Constituency.jpg
Map of Alathur Parliament Constituency
Existence2009–present
ReservationSC
Current MPRamya Haridas
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateKerala
Total Electors12,64,471 (2019)
Assembly Constituencies7

Alathur Lok Sabha constituency (Malayalam: ആലത്തൂർ ലോക്സഭാ മണ്ഡലം) is one of the 20 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Kerala state in southern India.This constituency came into existence in 2008, following the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Assembly segments[edit]

Alathur Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following seven legislative assembly segments:

Constituency number Name District
57 Tarur Palakkad
58 Chittur Palakkad
59 Nenmara Palakkad
60 Alathur Palakkad
61 Chelakkara Thrissur
62 Kunnamkulam Thrissur
65 Wadakkanchery Thrissur

Tarur, Chittur, Nemmara and Alathur segments are in Palakkad district and Chelakkara, Kunnamkulam and Wadakkancherry segments are in Thrissur district. Chelakkara, Wadakkancherry and Kunnamkulam segments were earlier in the erstwhile Ottapalam Lok Sabha constituency.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 INC    CPI (M)  

Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
2009 15th P. K. Biju CPI(M) 2009 – 2014
2014 16th 2014 – 2019
2019 17th Ramya Haridas INC Incumbent

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general election : Alathur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ramya Haridas 5,33,815 52.4 Increase 12.07
CPI (M) P K Biju 3,74,847 36.8 Decrease 7.54
BDJS T.V. Babu 89,837 8.82
BSP Dr. Jayan.C.Kuthannur 5505 0.54
Independent Krishnankutty Kunissery 2716 0.27
Independent Pratheep Kumar P.K 4301 0.42
NOTA None of the above 7722 0.76 Decrease 1.55
Margin of victory 1,58,968
Turnout 10,19,376 80.47
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general election : Alathur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) P.K. Biju 4,11,808 44.34 Decrease 2.41
INC Sheeba 3,74,496 40.33 Decrease 3.89
BJP Shaju Mon Vattekad 87,803 9.45 Increase 2.95
NOTA None of the above 21,417 2.31 ---
Margin of victory 37,312 4.02 Increase 1.49
Turnout 9,27,228 76.42
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general election : Alathur[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) P K Biju 3,87,352 46.84
INC N K Sudheer 3,66,392 44.31
BJP M Bindu 53,890 6.52
Margin of victory 20,960 2.53
Turnout 8,26,891 74.98
CPI (M) hold Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Nemmara has highest electorate in Alathur constituency". The Hindu. 13 March 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  2. ^ "Indian Parliament Election Results 2009-- Kerala State:". Keralaassembly.org.

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