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.
One of the 20 Lok Sabha seats in the southern Indian state of Kerala is Vatakara, which is also known as Badagara. This constituency in the state had as its most renowned political leader, the Congress MP K. P. Unnikrishnan. Unnikrishnan received the support of masses in Vatakara for two decades in
a row, being elected as MP from 1971 to 1991.
The Vatakara Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 3) consists of 1,071,171 number of electorates in totality, of these 505,692 are males and 565,479 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. This Lok Sabha constituency is situated in the Vatakara taluk, with the coastal municipality of Vatakara being the administrative headquarters of the taluk. Being a coastal region, the primary occupation of the land is fishing, which constitutes the bulk of the economy. Commercial and trading centres in the region dot this parliamentary constituency. A total of seven assembly segments comprise this parliamentary constituency of Vatakara. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has been representing this seat for the last few Lok Sabha elections.
Vatakara Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
|Candidate||Party||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|K. Muraleedharan||Indian National Congress||526755||49.43||Winner|
|P.Jayarajan||Communist Party Of India (Marxist)||442092||41.49||1st Runner-up|
|Adv.V.K.Sajeevan||Bharatiya Janata Party||80128||7.52||2nd Runner-up|
|Musthafa Kommeri||Social Democratic Party Of India||5544||0.52||3rd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||3415||0.32||4th Runner-up|
|Jatheesh.A.P||National Labour Party||2833||0.27||5th Runner-up|
|Santhosh Kumar||Independent||1295||0.12||6th Runner-up|
|Muraleedharan.K Sandram||Independent||910||0.09||7th Runner-up|
|Jayarajan Pandaraparambil||Independent||690||0.06||8th Runner-up|
|C.O.T. Naseer||Independent||612||0.06||9th Runner-up|
|Muraleedharan.K Kuttiyil Veedu||Independent||597||0.06||10th Runner-up|
|Advocate K.Sudhakaran||Communist Party Of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star||507||0.05||11th Runner-up|
|Aluva Aneesh||Independent||241||0.02||12th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Vatakara Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Vatakara 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 Vatakara constituency is Shri Ramachandran Mullappally of INC.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||winner/current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||3||Vatakara||GEN||Mullappally Ramachandran ||M ||INC ||416479 ||Adv.A.N.Shamseer ||M ||CPM ||413173|
|2009||3||Vatakara||GEN||Ramachandran Mullappally||M||INC||421255||Adv. P. Satheedevi||M||CPM||365069|
|2004||3||Badagara||GEN||P. Satheedevi||F||CPM||429294||M T Padma||M||INC||298705|
|1999||3||Badagara||GEN||A.K. Premajam||F||CPM||404355||P.M. Suresh Babu||M||INC||378511|
|1998||3||Badagara||GEN||A.K. Premajam||F||CPM||407876||P.M. Suresh Babu||M||INC||348715|
|1996||3||Badagara||GEN||O. Bharathan||M||CPM||415895||Unnikrishnan K.P||M||INC||335950|
|1991||3||Badagara||GEN||Unnikrishnan K.P. (Scs)||M||ICS(SCS)||395501||M. Ratnasingh||M||IND||378012|
|1989||3||Badagara||GEN||K. P. Unnikrishnan||M||ICS(SCS)||370434||A. Sujanapal||M||INC||362225|
|1984||3||Badagara||GEN||K. P. Unnikrishnan||M||ICS||270416||K. M. Radhakrishnan||M||IND||259437|
|1980||3||Badagara||GEN||K.P. Unnikrishnan||M||INC(U)||271796||Mullappally Ramachandran||M||INC(I)||230114|
|1977||3||Badagara||GEN||K. P. Unnikrishnan||M||INC||253462||Arangil Sreedharan||M||BLD||245392|
|1971||3||Badagara||GEN||K. P. Unnikrishnan||M||INC||198939||A. V. Raghavan ||M||IND||141135|
|1967||3||Badagara||GEN||A. Sreedharan||M||SSP||215597||M. K. Prabhakaran||M||INC||115094|
|1962||3||Badagara||GEN||A. V. Raghavan||M||IND||204315||K. B. Menon ||M||PSP||131408|
|1957||15||Badagara||GEN||Menon K. B.||M||PSP||111425||Gopalan Karipur||M||INC||92606|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Vatakara Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Vatakara parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on July 04, 2020