Attingal (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Attingal Lok Sabha Constituency.jpg
Map of Attingal Parliament Constituency
Existence2009–present
Current MPAdoor Prakash
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateKerala
Assembly Constituencies7

Attingal Lok Sabha constituency (Malayalam: ആറ്റിങ്ങല്‍ ലോക്‌സഭാ നിയോജകമണ്ഡലം) is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala state in southern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 following the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendation of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Attingal Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:

  1. Varkala
  2. Attingal
  3. Chirayinkeezhu
  4. Nedumangad
  5. Vamanapuram
  6. Aruvikkara
  7. Kattakkada

Members of Parliament[edit]

SL No. Year Name Party
From Quilon cum Mavelikara constituency in Travancore-Cochin
1. 1951 V. Parameswaran Nair Independent
From Chirayinkil constituency in Kerala
2. 1957 M.K. Kumaran Communist Party of India (Marxist)
3. 1962
4. 1967 K. Anirudhan
5. 1971 Vayalar Ravi Indian National Congress
6. 1977
7. 1980 A.A. Rahim Indian National Congress (I)
8. 1984 Thalekunnil Basheer Indian National Congress
9. 1989
10. 1991 Susheela Gopalan Communist Party of India (Marxist)
11. 1996 A Sampath
12. 1998 Varkala Radhakrishnan
13. 1999
14. 2004
From Attingal constituency in Kerala
15. 2009 A Sampath Communist Party of India (Marxist)
16. 2014
17. 2019 Adoor Prakash Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections : Attingal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Adoor Prakash 3,79,469 37.76 +0.16
CPI (M) Dr A. Sampath 3,40,298 33.86 -11.81
BJP Shobha Surendran 2,48,080 24.68 +14.15
SDPI Ajmal Ismail
NOTA None of the above
Margin of victory 39,171
Turnout 10,06,048 74.48
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 2014[edit]


2014 Indian general election : Attingal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Dr A. Sampath 392,478 45.67 +0.30
INC Bindhu Krishna 323,100 37.60 -5.23
BJP Girija Kumari S. 90,528 10.53 +3.94
SDPI M.K. Manoj Kumar 11,225 1.31 N/A
BSP Anil Kumar N.S. 8,586 1.00 -1.15
NOTA None of the above 6,924 0.81 ---
Margin of victory 69,378 8.07 +5.53
Turnout 859,350 68.77
CPI (M) hold Swing +0.30

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nair, C. Gouridasan (23 January 2008). "New electoral landscape for the State Delimitation impact". The Hindu. Thiruvananthapuram. Retrieved 13 January 2010.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 8°40′48″N 76°49′48″E / 8.6800°N 76.8300°E / 8.6800; 76.8300