In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
The Kasaragod parliamentary constituency, one of the parliamentary segments in the south Indian state of Kerala, covers the entire district of Kasaragod. The town of Kasaragod is the municipality and the administrative seat of the Kasaragod district. The district has a population of 13,07,375 people, according to the 2011 Census of India. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Kasaragod Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 1) were 1,113,892 of which 577,259 are females and 536,633 are males.
Seven assembly segments make up this constituency of Kasaragod, out of which Kanhangad is a constituency reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes. Interestingly, this constituency of Kasaragod is one of the strongholds of the CPI(M), although it was in the capture of the CPI in the initial years. Being fed by multiple rivers, hills, backwaters and beaches, Kasaragod is one of the most serene and exotic districts in the state of Kerala.
The economy in this constituency sustains on agriculture, as cash crops in their superior qualities such as rubber and coconut are grown here and exported to various regions in the country. Besides, the industrial sector is also extremely crucial to add to the revenue of the Kasaragod constituency. The ship building industry along with electrical and mechanical components building industries are flourishing here. BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited), is a well known industry and a major source of income in this district.
Kasaragod Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
|Candidate||Party||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Rajmohan Unnithan||Indian National Congress||474961||43.18||Winner|
|K. P. Sathishchandran||Communist Party Of India (Marxist)||434523||39.5||1st Runner-up|
|Ravisha Thanthri Kuntar||Bharatiya Janata Party||176049||16||2nd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||4417||0.4||3rd Runner-up|
|Govindan B Alinthazhe||Independent||2670||0.24||4th Runner-up|
|Adv. Basheer Alady||Bahujan Samaj Party||1910||0.17||5th Runner-up|
|Rameshan Bandadka||Independent||1711||0.16||6th Runner-up|
|Ranadivan. R. K||Independent||1478||0.13||7th Runner-up|
|Narendra Kumar. K||Independent||1054||0.1||9th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Kasaragod Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Kasaragod 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 Kasaragod constituency is Shri P. Karunakaran of CPM.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||1||Kasaragod||GEN||P Karunakaran ||M ||CPM ||384964 ||Adv. T Siddique ||M ||INC ||378043|
|2009||1||Kasaragod||GEN||Karunakaran,Shri P. ||M||CPM||385522||Shahida Kamal||M||INC||321095|
|2004||1||Kasaragod||GEN||P. Karunakaran||M||CPM||437284||N A Mohammed||M||INC||329028|
|1999||1||Kasaragod||GEN||T. Govindan||M||CPM||423564||Khader Mangad||M||INC||391986|
|1998||1||Kasaragod||GEN||T. Govindan||M||CPM||395910||Khader Mangad||M||INC||347670|
|1996||1||Kasaragod||GEN||T. Govindan||M||CPM||371997||I. Rama Rai||M||INC||297267|
|1991||1||Kasaragod||GEN||M. Ramanna Rai||M||CPM||344536||K.C. Venugopal||M||INC||335113|
|1989||1||Kasaragod||GEN||M. Rammana Rai||M||CPM||358723||I. Rama Rai||M||INC||357177|
|1984||1||Kasaragod||GEN||I. Rama Rai||M||INC||262904||Balanandan||M||CPM||251535|
|1980||1||Kasaragod||GEN||M. Ramanna Rai||M||CPM||263673||O. Rajagopal||M||JNP||190086|
|1977||1||Kasaragod||GEN||Ramachandran Kadannappally||M||INC||227305||M. Ramanna Rai||M||CPM||222263|
|1971||1||Kasaragod||GEN||Ramachandran Kadannappalli||M||INC||189486||E. K. Nayanar||M||CPM||161082|
|1967||1||Kasaragod||GEN||A. K. Gopalan||M||CPM||206480||T. V. C. Nair||M||INC||87970|
|1962||1||Kasaragod||GEN||A. K. Gopalan||M||CPI||188384||K. R. Karanth||M||PSP||105021|
|1957||17||Kasaragod||GEN||Gopalan Ayillath Kuttieri||M||CPI||128839||Achutha Shenoy B.||M||IND||123694|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Kasaragod Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Kasaragod parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on March 28, 2020