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Kasaragod (Lok Sabha constituency)

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

Kasaragod
Existence1957–present
Current MPRajmohan Unnithan
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateKerala
Total Electors13,60,827 (2019)
Most Successful PartyCommunist Party of India (Marxist) (10 times)
Assembly Constituencies1. Manjeshwaram
2. Kasaragod
3. Udma
4. Kanhangad
5. Trikaripur
6. Payyannur
7. Kalliasseri

Contents

Assembly segmentsEdit

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
1 Manjeshwaram None Kasaragod
2 Kasaragod None Kasaragod
3 Udma None Kasaragod
4 Kanhangad None Kasaragod
5 Trikaripur None Kasaragod
6 Payyannur None Kannur
7 Kalliasseri None Kannur

Members of ParliamentEdit

Key

 INC    CPI (M)    INC(I)     CPI  

Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
1957 2nd A.K. Gopalan CPI 1957 – 1962
1962 3rd 1962 – 1967
1967 4th CPI(M) 1967 – 1971
1971 5th Ramachandran Kadannappalli INC 1971 – 1977
1977 6th 1977 – 1980
1980 7th Ramanna Rai CPI(M) 1980 – 1984
1984 8th I. Rama Rai INC (I) 1984 – 1989
1989 9th Ramanna Rai CPI(M) 1989 – 1991
1991 10th 1991 – 1996
1996 11th T. Govindan 1996 – 1998
1998 12th 1998 – 1999
1999 13th 1999 – 2004
2004 14th P. Karunakaran 2004 – 2009
2009 15th 2009 – 2014
2014 16th 2014 – 2019
2019 17th Rajmohan Unnithan INC Incumbent

Election resultsEdit

General Election 2019Edit

2019 Indian general elections : Kasaragod
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Rajmohan Unnithan 4,74,961 43.18 +4.41
CPI (M) K P Sathishchandran 4,34,523 39.50 +0.02
BJP Ravisha Thanthri Kuntar 1,76,049 16.00 -1.72
BSP Adv Basheer Alady 1,910 0.17 -0.15
NOTA None of the above 4,417 0.40 -0.23
Margin of victory 40,438 3.68
Turnout 13,60,827 80.57 +2.08
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General Election 2014Edit

2014 Indian general elections : Kasaragod
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) P Karunakaran 384,964 39.48 -6.03
INC Adv. T. Siddique 378,043 38.77 +0.86
BJP K. Surendran 172,826 17.72 +2.91
SDPI Abdul Salam N.U. 9,713 1.00 "N/A"
AAP Ambalathara Kunhikrishnan 4,996 0.51 N/A
Independent Manoharan K. 4,194 0.43 N/A
BSP Adv. Basheer Alady 3,104 0.32 -0.33
Independent K.K. Ashokan 3,057 0.31 N/A
Independent Gothra Moopan Nellikadan Kannan 2,655 0.27 N/A
Independent P.K. Raman 1,222 0.13 N/A
Independent Karunakaran Paingappadan 1,002 0.10 N/A
Independent Aboobacker Siddiq 880 0.09 N/A
Independent Karunakaran Kalippurayil 824 0.08 N/A
AITC Abbas Mothalappara 632 0.06 -0.23
NOTA None of the above 6,103 0.63 ---
Margin of victory 6,921 0.71 -6.89
Turnout 974,215 78.49
CPI (M) hold Swing

General Election 2009Edit

2009 Indian general elections : Kasaragod
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) P Karunakaran xxx xxx -xxxx
INC xxx xxx xxx xxx
BJP xxx xx xxx xx
NOTA None of the above xxx xxx ---
Margin of victory xxx xx xx
Turnout xxx xxx
CPI (M) 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 4 March 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2008.

External linksEdit