Vatakara (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Vatakara Lok Sabha Constituency.jpg
Map of Vatakara Parliament Constituency
Existence1957–present
ReservationNone
Current MPK. Muraleedharan
PartyINC
Elected Year2019 Election
StateKerala
Total Electors12,86,250 (2019)
Assembly Constituencies13. Thalassery
14. Kuthuparamba
20. Vatakara
21. Kuttiady
22. Nadapuram
23. Koyilandy
24. Perambra

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

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
13 Thalassery None Kannur
14 Kuthuparamba None Kannur
20 Vatakara None Kozhikode
21 Kuttiady None Kozhikode
22 Nadapuram None Kozhikode
23 Koyilandy None Kozhikode
24 Perambra None Kozhikode

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 INC    CPI (M)    PSP    Independent    SSP    Indian Congress (Socialist)    INC(U)  

Election Lok Sabha Member Party Tenure
1957 2nd K.B. Menon PSP 1957-1962
1962 3rd A.V. Raghavan IND 1962-1967
1967 4th A. Sreedharan SSP 1967-1971
1971 5th K.P. Unnikrishnan INC 1971-1977
1977 6th 1977-1980
1980 7th INC(U) 1980-1984
1984 8th IC(S) 1984-1989
1989 9th 1989-1991
1991 10th 1991-1996
1996 11th O. Bharathan CPI(M) 1996-1998
1998 12th A.K. Premajam 1998-1999
1999 13th 1999-2004
2004 14th P. Satheedevi 2004-2009
2009 15th Mullappally Ramachandran INC 2009-2014
2014 16th 2014-2019
2019 17th K. Muraleedharan Incumbent

Election results[edit]

General Election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections : Vatakara
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC K. Muraleedharan 5,26,755 49.43
CPI (M) P. Jayarajan 4,42,092 41.49
BJP VK Sajeevan 80,128 7.52
SDPI Mustafa Kommery 5,544 .52 ,
Independent Jatheesh A P 2,833 .27 ,
Margin of victory 84,942 7.94 81,636
Turnout 10,58,775 82.48
INC hold Swing

General Election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections : Vatakara
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mullappally Ramachandran 416,479 43.37 -5.45
CPI (M) Adv. A.N. Shamseer 413,173 43.03 +0.72
BJP V.K. Sajeevan 76,313 7.95 +3.27
Independent Adv. P. Kumarankutty 17,229 1.79 N/A
SDPI P. Abdul Hameed 15,058 1.57 N/A
AAP Ali Akbar 6,245 0.65 N/A
Independent A.P. Shamseer 3,485 0.36 N/A
BSP Saseendran 2,150 0.22 -0.30
Independent P. Sharafudeen 1,679 0.17 N/A
Independent Attuveppil Kunhikkannan 731 0.08 N/A
CPI(ML) Red Star A.M. Smitha 693 0.07 N/A
NOTA None of the above 6,107 0.64 ---
Margin of victory 3,306 0.34 -6.17
Turnout 959,342 81.61
INC hold Swing

General Election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections : Vatakara
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mullappally Ramachandran 421255 -
CPI (M) Adv. P. Satheedevi 365069
BJP K.P Sreesan 40391
NOTA None of the above ---
Margin of victory 56,186
Turnout
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.

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