Palakkad (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Palakkad Lok Sabha Constituency.jpg
Map of Palakkad Parliament Constituency
Existence1957–present
Current MPV. K. Sreekandan
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateKerala
Total Electors13,20,680 (2019)
Assembly Constituencies7

Palakkad Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 20 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the Indian state of Kerala.

Assembly segments[edit]

Palakkad Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]
50. Pattambi
51. Shoranur
52. Ottapalam
53. Kongad
54. Mannarkkad
55. Malampuzha
56. Palakkad

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1957 P. Kunhan Communist Party of India
1962 P. Kunhan Communist Party of India
1967 E.K. Nayanar Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1971 A.K. Gopalan Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1977 A. Sunnasahib Indian National Congress
1980 V.S. Vijayaraghavan Indian National Congress (I)
1984 V.S. Vijayaraghavan Indian National Congress
1989 Vijayaraghavan Alampadan Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1991 V.S. Vijayaraghavan Indian National Congress
1996 N.N. Krishnadas Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1998 N.N. Krishnadas Communist Party of India (Marxist)
1999 N.N. Krishnadas Communist Party of India (Marxist)
2004 N.N. Krishnadas Communist Party of India (Marxist)
2009 M B Rajesh Communist Party of India (Marxist)
2014 M B Rajesh Communist Party of India (Marxist)
2019 V.K Sreekandan Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general election : Palakkad
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC V.K Sreekandan 3,99,274 38.8
CPI (M) M B Rajesh 3,87,637 37.7 -7.65
BJP C Krishnakumar 2,18,556 21.3 +6.3
SDPI Tulasidaran Pallikal 5,749 0.6 -0.77
Independent C Chandran 2,624 0.3
BSP Hari Arumbil 2,408 0.2
Margin of victory 11,637
Turnout 10,28,874 77.77
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing
Assembly wise votes, 2019 : Palakkad
Assembly Constituency V K Sreekantan (INC) M B Rajesh (CPM) C Krishnakumar (BJP)
Pattambi 67,644 50,465 20,716
Shornur 49,810 60,902 32,308
Ottapalam 54,386 60,846 35,683
Kongad 52,456 52,812 29,104
Mannarkkad 78,250 48,625 18,560
Malampuzha 47,743 69,037 41,413
Palakkad 48,425 44,086 39,963
Total votes 3,99,274 3,87,637 2,18,556
% of votes 38.83 37.7 21.26

General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general election : Palakkad
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) M.B. Rajesh 412,897 45.35 +2.54
SJ(D) M.P. Veerendrakumar 307,597 33.78 N/A
BJP Sobhasurendran 136,587 15.00 +6.29
SDPI E.S. Khaja Hussain 12,504 1.37 N/A
NOTA None of the above 11,291 1.24 ---
Margin of victory 105,300 11.57 +11.34
Turnout 910,322 75.39
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general election : Palakkad
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) M B Rajesh 338,070 42.89 +2.55
INC Satheesan Pacheni 336,250 42.66 -8.79
BJP C. K. Padmanabhan 68,804 8.73 +6.29
SUCI M. R. Murali 11,291 2.65 ---
NCP Abdul Rassaq Moulavi 8111 1.24 ---
Independent E. V. Satheesan 5478 1.24 ---
Independent A. Arokiasamy 3776 1.24 ---
Independent N. V. Rajesh 3124 1.24 ---
BSP Vijayan Ambalakkad 2460 1.24 ---
Margin of victory 1,820 0.20 +11.34
Turnout 910,322 75.39
CPI (M) hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 19 October 2008.

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