Kasargod Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Rajmohan Unnithan of Congress wins
While T Govindan was the MP in 1999, P Karunakaran has been a three-time sitting MP since the 2004 Lok Sabha election.
Kasaragod Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 1
Total electors: 1,239,562 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 6,47,772
Male electors: 5,91,790
Assembly Constituencies: Kasaragod, Kanhagad (SC), Payyanur, Manjeswar, Trikkaripur, Udma, Kalliasseri
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: The CPM holds fort in this constituency since the 1999 Lok Sabha elections. While T Govindan was the MP in 1999, P Karunakaran has been a three-time sitting MP since the 2004 Lok Sabha Election.
Demographics: Kasaragod, which lies on the border with Karnataka, has a sizeable Muslim population as well as a significant linguistic minority who belong to the Tulu speaking community. Kasaragod is often considered a part of Tulu Nadu, which also includes Karnataka's Mangalore and Udipi.
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"These are mere speculations and there is no basis for such talks. I don't know the source of such reports. I am only interested in uniting all opposition parties...," said the CM when asked if he had plans to enter the Lok Sabha contest from UP.