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The Kerala has 20 Lok Sabha constituencies and Palakkad is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Palakkad is 16,76,067, among which 12.49% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 2.11% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 32.13% of voters live in urban areas while 67.87% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 12,87,902 voters, there are 6,27,854 male voters while 6,60,047 voters are females.
In the previous elections, CPM's sitting MP MB Rajesh defeated SJD's MP Veerendrakumar by a huge margin of 105,300 votes.
A total of 75% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Palakkad is out, as V K SREEKANDAN of Indian National Congress emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against M B RAJESH (Communist Party of India (Marxist)). The former garnered 399274 votes and won by a margin of 11,637 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Krishnakumar C while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Hari Arumbil, and the Indian National Congress chose VK Sreekandan as their candidate.