Alappuzha (Lok Sabha constituency)

Alappuzha Lok Sabha constituency (Malayalam: ആലപ്പുഴ ലോക്സഭാ നിയോജക മണ്ഡലം) is one of the 20 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Kerala state in southern India.

Alappuzha
Lok Sabha Constituency
Alappuzha Lok Sabha Constituency.jpg
Map of Alappuzha Parliament Constituency
IncumbentA.M. Ariff
Parliamentary PartyCPI(M)
Elected Year2019 Election
Constituency Details
Established1962–present
ReservationNone
StateKerala
Assembly Constituencies7

Assembly segmentsEdit

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

SI No. Name
1. Aroor
2. Cherthala
3. Alappuzha
4. Ambalappuzha
5. Haripad
6. Kayamkulam
7. Karunagappally

Members of ParliamentEdit

Key

 INC    CPI (M)    CPI    RSP  

As Alleppey in Travancore-Cochin

SL No. Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
1. 1952 1st P.T. Punnoose Communist Party of India 1952-1957

As Ambalappuzha

SL No. Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
1. 1957 2nd P.T. Punnoose Communist Party of India 1957-1962
2. 1962 3rd P. K. Vasudevan Nair 1962-1967
3. 1967 4th Susheela Gopalan Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1967-1971
4. 1971 5th K. Balakrishnan Revolutionary Socialist Party 1971-1977

As Alappuzha

SL No. Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
5. 1977 6th V. M. Sudheeran Indian National Congress 1977-1980
3(a). 1980 7th Susheela Gopalan Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1980-1984
6. 1984 8th Vakkom Purushothaman Indian National Congress 1984-1989
1989 9th 1989-1991
7. 1991 10th T. J. Anjalose Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1991-1996
8. 1996 11th V. M. Sudheeran Indian National Congress 1996-1998
1998 12th 1998-1999
1999 13th 1999-2004
9. 2004 14th K. S. Manoj Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2004-2009
10. 2009 15th K.C Venugopal Indian National Congress 2009-2014
2014 16th 2014-2019
11. 2019 17th A.M. Ariff Communist Party of India (Marxist) Incumbent

Election resultsEdit

General election 2019Edit

According to Election Commission, there are 13,14,535 registered voters in Alappuzha Constituency for 2019 Lok Sabha Election.[2]

2019 Indian general elections : Alappuzha
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) Adv A. M. Ariff 4,45,981 40.96 -3.41
INC Adv Shanimol Usman 4,35,496 40.00 -6.31
BJP Dr K S Radhakrishnan 1,87,729 17.24 +17.24
SDPI KS Shan 3,593 0.33
NOTA None of the above 6,065 0.56
Margin of victory 10,474
Turnout 10,90,112 80.35
CPI (M) gain from INC Swing

General election 2014Edit

A.V.Thamarakshan is contesting as an NDA Candidate of Revolutionary Socialist Party (Bolshevik), a BJP led NDA Partner for Lok Sabha Elections 2014[3]

2014 Indian general elections : Alappuzha
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC K.C. Venugopal 462,525 46.31 -5.31
CPI (M) C.B. Chandrababu 443,118 44.37 -0.90
RSP(B) A.V. Thamarakshan 43,051 4.31 N/A
NOTA None of the above 11,338 1.14 ---
Margin of victory 19,407 1.95 -4.40
Turnout 997,464 78.85
INC hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Kerala. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 October 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2008.
  2. ^ K, Abdul Basheer V. "2019 General Election Alappuzha Constituency Live Results".
  3. ^ "BJP Forms State Chapter of NDA with 4 Parties". The New Indian Express.

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