Kannur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: K Sudhakaran of Congress wins
In 2009, Congress tasted success when candidate K Sudhakaran won the election in Kannur. But CPM made a comeback in 2014 with the win of PK Sreemathi Teacher.
Kannur Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 2
Total electors: 1,161,364 ( 2014 estimates)
Female electors: 6,19,694
Male electors: 5,41,670
Assembly Constituencies: Taliparamba, Irikkur, Azhikode, Kannur, Dharmadam, Mattannur, Peravoor
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 1999, AP ABdullahkutty of the CPM won the election. He was re-elected in 2004. In 2009, Congress tasted success when candidate K Sudhakaran won the election. But CPM made a comeback in 2014 with the win of PK Sreemathi Teacher.
Demographics: Kannur has been garnering media attention for the political violence between the RSS and the CPM. Kannur is one among the many constituencies where the BJP is looking to make inroads in the aftermath of the Sabarimala verdict.
Police said the accused, who was on the run for the past two weeks, was arrested from Bengaluru after a massive manhunt.
Muraleedharan, also demanded the resignation of Jaleel after the latter referred to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (POK) as "Azad Kashmir"