Chalakudy (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Chalakudy Lok Sabha Constituency.jpg
Map of Chalakudy Parliament Constituency
Existence2009 – present
Current MPBenny Behanan
PartyIndian National Congress
Elected Year2019
StateKerala
Assembly Constituencies

Chalakudy is one of the 20 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the South Indian state of Kerala. It came into existence in 2008, following the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India. The constituency comprises seven assembly segments spread over two districts—Thrissur (3) and Ernakulam (4).

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Kaipamangalam – Thrissur district
  2. Chalakudy – Thrissur district
  3. Kodungallur – Thrissur district
  4. Perumbavoor – Ernakulam district
  5. Angamaly – Ernakulam district
  6. Aluva – Ernakulam district
  7. Kunnathunad – Ernakulam district

Kaipamangalam assembly segment came into existence in 2008, following delimitation of legislative assembly constituencies. Chalakudy, Kodungallur, Perumbavoor and Angamally were part of the erstwhile Mukundapuram Lok Sabha constituency.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
2009 15th K. P. Dhanapalan Indian National Congress 2009 – 14
2014 16th Innocent Independent 2014 – 19
2019 17th Benny Behanan Indian National Congress 2019-

Election results[edit]

General election, 2019[edit]

According to Election Commission, there are 11,85,268 registered voters in Chalakudy Constituency for 2019 Lok Sabha Election.[2]

2019 Indian general election: Chalakudy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Benny Behanan 4,73,444 47.8
CPI (M) Innocent 3,41,170 34.5
BJP A. N. Radhakrishnan 1,54,159 15.6
SDPI P. P. Moidheen Kunju 4,687 0.5
NOTA None of the above 7,578 0.8
Margin of victory 1,32,274
Turnout 9,90,433 80.51
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election, 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general election: Chalakudy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
LDF Innocent[a] 358,440 40.50 N/A
INC P. C. Chacko 344,556 38.93 -11.40
BJP B. Gopalakrishnan 92,848 10.49 +4.77
AAP K.M. Noordeen 35,189 3.98 N/A
SDPI Shafeer Muhammed 14,386 1.63 N/A
WPI K. Ambujakshan 12,942 1.46 N/A
NOTA None of the above 10,552 1.19 ---
Margin of victory 13,884 1.57 -7.47
Turnout 8,84,033 76.94
LDF gain from INC Swing

General election, 2009[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Left Democratic Front supported candidate

References[edit]

  1. ^ Santhosh, K. (7 February 2008). "Chalakudy throws up new challenges". The Hindu. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
  2. ^ Indiancrux : 2019 General Election Chalakudy Constituency Live Results

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