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Palakkad Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014


Palakkad is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The Palakkad constituency is politically prominent as it has remained a vote-bank of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) since the years of its growth, although the Congress won some of the general
elections. The Palakkad Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 8) consists of 1,074,818 number of electorates in totality, of these 520,104 are males and 554,714 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. It is situated within the geographic limits of the Palakkad district, of which the coastal town of Palakkad (or Palghat) is the administrative headquarters.

With a population of 2,810,892 (2011 data), Palakkad is known for being a district with extremely high literacy rate. Some of the best educational institutions are found here. Nonetheless, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj attributed the status of ‘economic backwardness’ to the district of Palakkad; it is thus being funded by special economic packages such as the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. N. N. Krishnadas is the most popular political leader in this constituency, representing the CPIM as an MP four terms in a row. Out of the seven assembly segments which comprise Palakkad, Kongad is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Palakkad Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Palakkad parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Palakkad constituency is Shri M. B. Rajesh of CPM.

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
20148PalakkadGENM B Rajesh M CPM 412897 M P Veerendrakumar M SJ(D) 307597
20098PalakkadGENM. B. RajeshMCPM338070Satheesan PacheniMINC336250
20047PalghatGENN. N. KrishnadasMCPM375144V S Vijaya RaghavanMINC276986
19997PalghatGENN.N.KrishnadasMCPM372536M.T. PadmaMINC341769
19987PalghatGENN.N. KrishnadasMCPM345963V.S. VijayaraghavanMINC320941
19967PalghatGENN N KrishnadasMCPM343264V S VijayaraghavanMINC319841
19917PalghatGENV.S. VijayaraghavanMINC334913A. VijayaraghavanMCPM319145
19897PalghatGENA. VijayaraghavanMCPM348401V. S. VijayaraghavanMINC347115
19847PalghatGENV. S. VijayaraghavanMINC287170T. Sivadasa MenonMCPM249017
19807PalghatGENV.S. Vijaya RaghavanMINC(I)204355T. Sivadasa MenonMCPM192267
19777PalghatGENA. SunnasahibMINC207604T. Sivadasa MenonMCPM192733
19717PalghatGENA. K. GopalanMCPM191089T. C. GovindanMIND138823
19677PalghatGENE. K. NayanarMCPM158230C. S. Devan MINC90872
19626Palghat(SC)Kunhan Patinjara VeetilpadiMCPI131688V. Eacharan MINC59353
195711Palghat(SC)Kunhan P.MCPI233807Damodaran KMCPI185662
195711Palghat(SC)Eacharan V. IyyaniMINC186594Vasu Menon, P INC142053

Facts about current sitting MP of Palakkad Constituency

Name of MP Shri M. B. Rajesh
Age 47
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.A. (Economics), LL.B.
Activities of Shri M. B. Rajesh in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 168
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 469
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Palakkad Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Palakkad parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Pattambi Shoranur Ottapalam
Kongad (SC) Mannarkkad Malampuzha
Palakkad  


Last Updated on February 24, 2015


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