Kottayam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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

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Map of Kottayam Parliament Constituency
Existence1952–present
Current MPThomas Chazhikadan
PartyKC(M)
Elected Year2019 Election
StateKerala
Assembly Constituencies7

Assembly segmentsEdit

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
85 Piravom None Ernakulam
93 Pala None Kottayam
94 Kaduthuruthy None Kottayam
95 Vaikom SC Kottayam
96 Ettumanoor None Kottayam
97 Kottayam None Kottayam
98 Puthuppally None Kottayam

Members of ParliamentEdit

Key

 KC(M)    CPI (M)    KEC    INC  

Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
1952 1st C. P. Matthew INC 1952 – 1957
1957 2nd Mathew Maniyangadan 1957 – 1962
1962 3rd 1962 – 1967
1967 4th K. M. Abraham CPI(M) 1967 – 1971
1971 5th Varkey George KC 1971 – 1977
1977 6th Skariah Thomas 1977 – 1980
1980 7th 1980 – 1984
1984 8th K. Suresh Kurup CPI(M) 1984 – 1989
1989 9th Ramesh Chennithala INC 1989 – 1991
1991 10th 1991 – 1996
1996 11th 1996 – 1998
1998 12th K. Suresh Kurup CPI(M) 1998 – 1999
1999 13th 1999 – 2004
2004 14th 2004 – 2009
2009 15th Jose K. Mani KC(M) 2009 – 2014
2014 16th 2014 – 2018
2019 17th Thomas Chazhikadan Incumbent

Election resultsEdit

General election 2019Edit

2019 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
KC(M) Thomas Chazhikadan 4,21,046 46.25
CPI (M) V.N. Vasavan 3,14,787 34.58
KEC Adv. P.C Thomas 1,54,658 17.04
Margin of victory 1,06,251
Turnout 9,10,648 75.47
KC(M) hold Swing

General election 2014Edit

2014 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
KC(M) Jose K. Mani 424,194 50.96 +0.83
JD(S) Mathew T. Thomas 303,595 36.47 N/A
Independent Noble Mathew 44,357 5.33 N/A
AAP AniAikkara 26,381 3.17 N/A
NOTA None of the above 14,024 1.69 ---
Margin of victory 120,599 14.50 -5.65
Turnout 831,636 71.70
KC(M) hold Swing

General election 2009Edit

2009 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
KC(M) Jose K Mani 404,962 50.13 +50.13
CPI (M) K. Suresh Kurup 333,392 41.27 -7.07
BJP Narayanan Namboothiri 37,422 4.63 -2.88
Margin of victory
Turnout 807,820 73.75
KC(M) gain from CPI (M) Swing

General election 2004Edit

2004 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) K. Suresh Kurup 341,213 48.34 +1.07
INC Anto Antony 298,299 42.27 -3.55
BJP B. Radhakrishna Menon 53,034 7.51 +1.81
Margin of victory
Turnout 705,776
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1999Edit

1999 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) K. Suresh Kurup 344,296 47.27 +0.29
INC P. C. Chacko 333,697 45.82 -0.40
BJP K. R. Surendran 41,531 5.70 -0.29
Margin of victory
Turnout 733,725 72.05
CPI (M) hold Swing

General election 1998Edit

1998 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) K. Suresh Kurup 335,893 46.98 ---
INC Ramesh Chennithala 330,447 46.22 -4.04
BJP George Kurian 42,830 5.99 ---
Margin of victory
Turnout 719,864 73.26
CPI (M) gain from INC Swing

General election 1996Edit

1996 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ramesh Chennithala 344,587 50.26 -1.72
Janata Dal Jayalakshmi 277,539 40.48 -2.62
Independent A. K. Achary 29,319 4.28 ---
BSP Paul Chirakarode 10,083 1.47 +0.65
Margin of victory
Turnout 713,707 76.07
INC hold Swing

General election 1991Edit

1991 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ramesh Chennithala 366,759 51.98 +0.63
Janata Dal Thampan Thomas 304,137 43.10 ---
BJP George Kurian 22,622 3.21 +0.75
Margin of victory
Turnout 701,660 72.46
INC hold Swing

General election 1989Edit

1989 Indian general election : Kottayam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ramesh Chennithala 384,809 51.35
CPI (M) K. Suresh Kurup 331,276 44.21
BJP Ettumanoor Radhakrishnan 18,449 2.46
Margin of victory
Turnout 752,839 84.57
INC gain from CPI (M) 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 19 October 2008.

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