Pathanamthitta (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala state in southern India. It is a newly formed constituency in the Central Travancore region of Kerala for the election of a member of the Lok Sabha. The district, which was previously fragmented into different parliamentary constituencies, was unified into a single Parliamentary constituency as per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Assembly Segments[edit]

Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments (District in bracket):[1]

Election results[edit]

In the first election held in this district on May 16, 2009, United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate Anto Antony Punnathaniyil of the Indian National Congress was elected by 408,232 votes over K. Ananthagopan of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) 297,026; B. Radhakrishna Menon of the Bharatiya Janata Party 56,294; K.K. Nair of the Bahujan Samaj Party 22,424; and Mani C. Kappan of the Nationalist Congress Party 4,445 votes.[2]

Indian general election, 2014[edit]

Indian general election, 2014 : Pathanamthitta
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Anto Antony 3,58,842 41.27 -9.94
Independent Peelipose Thomas 3,02,651 34.81 +34.81
BJP M. T. Ramesh[3] 1,38,954 15.98 +8.92
Margin of victory 56,191 6.46 -7.49
Turnout 8,69,452 66.01
INC hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://kerala.gov.in/deli_cons_2009.htm#17
  2. ^ Election report in The Hindu May 17, 2009
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 24, 2014. Retrieved February 19, 2014.  BJP Candidate List Mathrubhumi - Feb 19, 2014