NEW DELHI: Congress Adoor Prakash won the Kerala’s Attingal Lok Sabha constituency.
The Attingal Lok Sabha constituency went to polls on April 26 during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2024. The polling percentage of 69.48 was amongst the highest in the country. Encompassing parts of Thiruvananthapuram district and Kollam district, this parliamentary seat stands as a microcosm of Kerala’s rich socio-political tapestry.Attingal is a significant player in Kerala’s electoral landscape.

Candidate Name Party Name Votes Vote %
V Joy CPM 3,27,367 Lost
Adoor Prakash INC 3,28,051 Won
Vellamvelly Muraleedharan BJP 3,11,779 Lost

Last update till June 4 11 p.m.
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Attingal has seen its share of upheavals and historic shifts. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress broke through the left’s stronghold.
In the previous parliamentary elections in 2019, the Congress candidate Adoor Prakash emerged victorious, securing 3,80,995 votes (37.87%), while CPM’s A. Sampath secured 3,42,748 votes (34.07%), with a robust voter turnout of 74.4%.
In 2014, A. Sampath of CPM secured the MP seat. The second position was held by Congress candidate Bindhu Krishna who garnered. Attingal continues to wield considerable influence in shaping Kerala’s political narrative.
In the 2024 elections, the Attingal Lok Sabha constituency witnessed a significant contest between the Congress and CPM candidates. The CPM has nominated its seasoned leader V. Joy, while the Congress has put forward its stalwart Adoor Prakash, setting the stage for an engaging electoral battle.
Historically, Attingal has been a battleground between the Left and Congress alliances. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) and the Indian National Congress have vied for dominance over the years, with notable leaders like A. Sampath (former MP from Attingal) and Adoor Prakash (former MLA and Minister) leaving an indelible mark on the region’s political canvas.
Demographically, the constituency mirrors Kerala’s diverse composition, comprising Hindu, Muslim, and Christian communities. Hindus constitute the majority, accounting for 76.3%, followed by Muslims at 17%, and Christians at 6.8%. Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities also play a significant role in the electoral dynamics, with 12.8% and 1.2% representation respectively. Total Voters of Attingal parliament seat as on 2019 Parliament Election – 1339985 .
The constituency comprises several assembly segments, including Attingal, Chirayinkeezhu, Varkala, Nedumangad, and Kattakada.
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With a commendable literacy rate of 84.3%, Attingal underscores the region’s emphasis on education and intellectual empowerment.