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Kasaragod is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies of Kerala.
According to the census, the total population of Kasaragod is 17,67,968, among which 4.35% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 2.93% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 43.79% of voters live in urban areas while 56.21% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 13,24,387 voters, there are 6,36,689 male voters while 6,87,696 voters are females.
Polling for Kasaragod was held on Apr 23. In the last elections, CPM's sitting MP P Karunakaran defeated INC's T Siddique by a small margin of 6,921 votes.
For the 2019 general elections of Kasaragod, a total of 78% voters got inked.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, Rajmohan Unnithan of Indian National Congress defeated Communist Party of India (Marxist)'s K. P. Sathishchandran by a margin of 40,438. After a close shave, Rajmohan Unnithan will now govern Kasaragod for the next five years.
Bahujan Samaj Party fieled Basheer Alady while the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Rajmohan Unnithan, and the Bharatiya Janata Party chose Ravisha Thanthri Kuntar as their candidate.