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Mavelikkara is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies of Kerala.
According to the data from last census, 16,09,835 people stay in Mavelikkara. Out of them, 14.55% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 16,09,835 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 16.37% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 83.63% people.
Out of the total 12,72,751 voters, there are 6,01,410 male voters while 6,71,339 voters are females.
To recall, the sitting MP Kodikunnil Suresh from INC defeated CPI's Chengara Surendran by 32,737 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 71%.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, KODIKUNNIL SURESH of Indian National Congress defeated Communist Party of India's CHITTAYAM GOPAKUMAR by a margin of 61,138. After a close shave, KODIKUNNIL SURESH will now govern Mavelikkara for the next five years.
Indian National Congress fieled Kodikunnil Suresh while the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Kodikunnil Suresh, and the Communist Party of India chose Chittayam Gopakumar as their candidate.