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The Kerala has 20 Lok Sabha constituencies and Pathanamthitta is one of them.
According to the data from last census, 17,14,967 people stay in Pathanamthitta. Out of them, 12.11% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 17,14,967 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 9.70% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 90.30% people.
Out of the total 13,40,193 voters, there are 6,41,473 male voters while 6,98,718 voters are females.
To recall, the sitting MP Anto Antony from INC defeated IND's Peelipose Thomas by 56,191 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 66%.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, ANTO ANTONY won the Pathanamthitta. VEENA GEORGE was defeated by a margin of 44,243 votes.
Indian National Congress fielded Anto Antony while the Bahujan Samaj Party gave a ticket to Shibu Parakkadavan. Similarly, the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on K Surendran.