Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency

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

Ernakulam
Lok Sabha Constituency
Ernakulam Lok Sabha Constituency.jpg
Map of Ernakulam Parliament Constituency
IncumbentHibi Eden
Parliamentary PartyINC
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established1952
ReservationNone
StateKerala
Most Successful PartyIndian National Congress (14 times)
Assembly ConstituenciesKalamassery
Paravur
Vypin
Kochi
Thrippunithura
Ernakulam
Thrikkakara

It comprises 7 legislative assembly constituencies. The constituency is dominated by Latin Catholics who constitutes half of the population. Eleven of the twelve legislatures were from this community.[1][2]

Assembly segmentsEdit

Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[3]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
77. Kalamassery None Ernakulam
78. Paravur None Ernakulam
79. Vypin None Ernakulam
80. Kochi None Ernakulam
81. Thrippunithura None Ernakulam
82. Ernakulam None Ernakulam
83. Thrikkakara None Ernakulam

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
Travancore-Cochin
1952 1st A.M. Thomas Indian National Congress 1952-1957
After the Formation of Kerala
1957 2nd A.M. Thomas Indian National Congress 1957-1962
1962 3rd 1962-1967
1967 4th V. Viswanatha Menon Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1967-1971
1971 5th Henry Austin Indian National Congress 1971-1977
1977 6th 1977-1980
1980 7th Xavier Arakkal 1980-1984
1984 8th K.V. Thomas 1984-1989
1989 9th 1989-1991
1991 10th 1991-1996
1996 11th Xavier Arakkal Independent
(supported by LDF)
1996-1997
1997* Sebastian Paul 1997-1998
1998 12th George Eden Indian National Congress 1998-1999
1999 13th 1999-2003
2003* Sebastian Paul Independent
(supported by LDF)
2003-2004
2004 14th 2004-2009
2009 15th K.V. Thomas Indian National Congress 2009-2014
2014 16th 2014-2019
2019 17th Hibi Eden Incumbent

* indicates bypolls

Votes in ElectionsEdit

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

Election ResultsEdit

2019Edit

According to Election Commission, there are 12,09,44 registered voters in Ernakulam Constituency for 2019 Lok Sabha Election.[4]

2019 Indian general election : Ernakulam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Hibi Eden 4,91,263 50.79 +9.21
CPI(M) P Rajeev 3,22,210 33.30 N/A
BJP Alphons Kannanthanam 1,37,749 14.24 +2.61
SDPI VM Faizal 4,309 0.4 -1.34
Margin of victory 1,69,053 17.48
Turnout 9,67,390 77.64
INC hold Swing

2014Edit

2014 Indian general election : Ernakulam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC K.V. Thomas 3,53,841 41.58 -4.45
IND. Christy Fernandez 2,66,794 31.35 N/A
BJP A.N. Radhakrishnan 99,003 11.63 +4.52
AAP Anita Pratap 51,517 6.05 N/A
IND. 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 8,50,834 73.56
INC hold Swing -4.44

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Sanandakumar, S. "One thing's sure: The next Ernakulam MP will be Latin Catholic". The Economic Times.
  2. ^ "Latin Catholic Votes Set to Prove Crucial in Ernakulam". New Indian Express. 10 March 2014.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ Indiancrux : 2019 General Election Ernakulam Constituency Live Results

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 9°59′N 76°18′E / 9.99°N 76.30°E / 9.99; 76.30