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Chalakudy is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies of Kerala.
According to the census, the total population of Chalakudy is 16,58,320, among which 10.04% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.39% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 57.10% of voters live in urban areas while 42.90% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 11,85,268. Of them, 5,77,615 and 6,07,646 are male and female voters respectively.
Polling for Chalakudy was held on Apr 23. In the last elections, IND's sitting MP Innocent defeated INC's PC Chacko by a small margin of 13,884 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 77%.
In Chalakudy, INNOCENT of Communist Party of India (Marxist) put up a good fight but lost the seat to Indian National Congress's BENNY BEHANAN.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Radhakrishnan while the Indian National Congress gave a ticket to Benny Behanan. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Johnson N.