Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala

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Out of 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram is considered as one of the most important seats.

According to the census, the total population of Thiruvananthapuram is 17,03,709, among which 9.82% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.45% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 72.17% of voters live in urban areas while 27.83% voters stay in rural areas.

Out of the total 13,34,665 voters, there are 6,43,939 male voters while 6,90,695 voters are females.

Polling for Thiruvananthapuram was held on Apr 23. In the last elections, INC's sitting MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor defeated BJP's O Rajagopal by a small margin of 15,470 votes.

A total of 69% voters cast their vote in these elections.

Thiruvananthapuram witnessed a three-cornered contest between popular candidate Shashi Tharoor of INC, BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan and CPI's C Divakaran.

A neck-to-neck battle for Thiruvananthapuram finally came to an end with Indian National Congress's Dr. SHASHI THAROOR winning the seat. Bharatiya Janata Party's KUMMANAM RAJASEKHARAN polled 316142 and lost the constituency closely.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Binu D

Independent

IND

604

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Christopher Shaju

Independent

IND

345

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Devadathan

Independent

IND

258

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Divakaran C

Communist Party of India

CPI

258556

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Gopakumar

Independent

IND

339

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Jain Wilson

Independent

IND

199

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Johny Thampy

Independent

IND

267

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Kiran Kumar SK

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

2535

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Kummanam Rajasekharan

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

316142

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MS Subi

Independent

IND

1050

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Mini S

Sociallist Unity Centre of India (Communist)

SUCI(C)

0

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Mithra Kumar G

Independent

IND

3521

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P Keralavarmaraja

Pravasi Nivasi Party

PNP

1695

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S Suseelan

Independent

IND

465

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Sasi T

Independent

IND

1007

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Shashi Tharoor

Indian National Congress

INC

416131

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Vishnu S Ambadi

Independent

IND

1822

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