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The Kerala has 20 Lok Sabha constituencies and Alappuzha is one of them.
As per the last census report, Alappuzha houses 18,99,006 people. Out of them, 6.98% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.33% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 73.27% of voters are from urban areas while 26.73% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 13,14,535 voters in the constituency. Among which, 6,33,371 are male voters and 6,81,164 are female voters.
To recall, the sitting MP KC Venugopal from INC defeated CPM's CB Chandrababu by a small margin of 19,407 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 78% voters cast their vote in these elections.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, Adv. A M ARIFF won the Alappuzha. Adv. SHANIMOL OSMAN was defeated by a margin of 10,474 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fieled Prasanth while the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Radhakrishnan, and the Indian National Congress chose Shanimol as their candidate.