Alathur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Alathur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala state in southern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008, following the implementation of delimitation of parliamenatary constituencies based on the recommendtions of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Tarur
  2. Chittur
  3. Nemmara
  4. Alathur
  5. Chelakkara
  6. Kunnamkulam
  7. Wadakkanchery

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]

Indian general election, 2014[edit]

Indian general election, 2014 : Alathur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI(M) P K Biju 4,11,808 44.41 -2.34
INC K A Sheeba 3,74,496 40.39 -3.83
BJP Shajumon Vattekad 87,803 9.47 +2.97
NOTA None of the above 21,417 2.31 ---
Margin of victory 37,312 4.02 +1.49
Turnout 9,27,228 76.42
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.