Ernakulam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ernakulam
Map of Ernakulam Parliament Constituency
Hibi Eden
Existence1952 - present
Reservationnone
Current MPHibi Eden
PartyIndian National Congress
Elected Year2019
StateKerala
Most Successful PartyIndian National Congress (14 times)

Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 20 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Kerala state in southern India.

It comprises 7 legislative assembly constituencies.

Assembly segments[edit]

Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

SI No. Name
1. Paravur
2. Vypin
3. Ernakulam
4. Kochi
5. Thrippunithura
6. Thrikkakara
7. Kalamassery

Members of Parliament[edit]

SL No. Year Name Party
Travancore-Cochin
1. 1951 C.P. Mathew Indian National Congress
After the formation of Kerala
2. 1957 A.M. Thomas Indian National Congress
3. 1962
4. 1967 V.V. Menon Communist Party of India (Marxist)
5. 1971 Henry Austin Indian National Congress
6. 1977
7. 1980 Xavier Arrakkal
8. 1984 K.V. Thomas
9. 1989
10. 1991
11. 1996 Xavier Arrakkal Independent
(supported by LDF)
12. 1997
(by poll)
Sebastian Paul Independent
(supported by LDF)
13. 1998 George Eden Indian National Congress
14. 1999
15. 2003
(by poll)
Sebastian Paul Independent
(supported by LDF)
16. 2004
17. 2009 K.V. Thomas Indian National Congress
18. 2014
19. 2019 Hibi Eden

Votes in Elections[edit]

Year Polled Votes Poll% Winner Party Votes % 2nd Position Party Votes % 3rd Position Party Votes % Margin
2019 967203 72.02 Hibi Eden Indian National Congress 491263 50.79 P Rajeev Communist Party of India (Marxist) 322110 33.3 Alphons Kannanthanam Bharatiya Janata Party 137749 14.24 169153
2014 850910 73.58 K. V. Thomas Indian National Congress 353841 Christy Fernandez LDF Independent 266794 A. N. Radhakrishnan Bharatiya Janata Party 99003 87047
2009 744996 72.81 K. V. Thomas INC 342845 46.03 Sindhu Joy CPI(M) 331055 44.44 A. N. Radhakrishnan BJP 52968 7.11 11790
2004 659176 61.09 Sebastian Paul LDF 323042 49.03 Edward Edezhath INC 252943 38.39 O.G. Thankappan BJP 60697 9.21 70099
1999 776933 65.79 George Eden INC 394058 50.78 Mani Thomas LDF 282753 36.44 T. D. Rajaleskshmi BJP 77640 10.01 111305
1998 776105 68.86 George Eden INC 389387 50.53 Sebastian Paul LDF 314879 40.86 V. V. Augustine BJP 62262 8.08 74508
1996 729915 68.77 Xavier Arackal LDF 335479 46.91 K. V. Thomas INC 305094 42.66 O. M. Mathew BJP 46559 6.51 30385
1991 740854 72.67 K. V. Thomas INC 362975 49.64 V. Viswanatha Menon CPI(M) 315831 43.20 V. Rahiman BJP 30082 4.11 47144
1989 774809 80.68 K. V. Thomas INC 384434 49.90 P. Subramanian Potti LDF 347684 45.13 A. N. Radhakrishnan BJP 29107 3.78 36750

Indian general election 2019[edit]

According to Election Commission, there are 12,09,44 registered voters in Ernakulam Constituency for 2019 Lok Sabha Election.[2]

2019 Indian general election : Ernakulam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Hibi Eden 4,91,263 50.8
CPI (M) P Rajeev 3,22,210 33.3
BJP Alphons Kannanthanam 1,37,749 14.2
SDPI VM Faizal 4,309 0.4
Margin of victory 1,69,053
Turnout 9,67,390 77.64
INC hold Swing

Indian general election, 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general election : Ernakulam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC K.V. Thomas 353,841 41.58 -4.45
Independent Christy Fernandez [note 1] 266,794 31.35 N/A
BJP A.N. Radhakrishnan 99,003 11.63 +4.52
AAP Anita Pratap 51,517 6.05 N/A
Independent K.V. Bhaskaran 22,733 2.67 N/A
SDPI Zulficar Ali 14,825 1.74 N/A
NOTA None of the above 9,735 1.14 ---
Margin of victory 87,047 10.23 +8.64
Turnout 850,834 73.56
INC hold Swing -4.44

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ LDF supported candidate

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 October 2008. Retrieved 19 October 2008.
  2. ^ Indiancrux : 2019 General Election Ernakulam Constituency Live Results

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