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Kasaragod Election Results 2024 LIVE: UDF's Rajmohan Unnithan retains seat by margin of over 1 lakh votes

Kasaragod Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Results: Rajmohan Unnithan has once again won the seat from Kasaragod on behalf of the United Democratic Front (UDF). CPM aimed to reclaim Kasaragod with MV Balakrishnan Master as its candidate and BJP with ML Ashwini. 

Kasaragod Kerala Lok Sabha Election results 2024 winning candidates rajmohan unnithan MV Balakrishnan Master ML Ashwini anr
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First Published Jun 4, 2024, 6:10 AM IST

For a considerable period, Kasaragod has been a stronghold of the Left in Lok Sabha elections, with prominent leaders like AKG and P. Karunakaran representing the constituency. However, in a significant shift, Congress leader Rajmohan Unnithan secured victory in 2019, reshaping the political landscape. Now, the question arises: will history repeat itself as Rajmohan Unnithan is seeking a mandate once more from Kasaragod on behalf of the United Democratic Front (UDF)?

The counting of votes will begin at 8 am on Tuesday (June 4). Kerala went to polls on April 26.

Results:

Rajmohan Unnithan of the UDF won the election by a margin of 100649 votes and garnered 490659 votes. The LDF candidate MV Balakrishnan lost the elections and got 376646. NDA candidate ML Ashwini managed to gain 213153 votes.

2024 Election: 

The Kasaragod constituency witnessed a voter turnout of 74.28 % on April 26. CPM is aiming to reclaim Kasaragod with MV Balakrishnan Master as its candidate. Meanwhile, Rajmohan Unnithan is contesting again for the Congress, seeking to retain the constituency. BJP has entered the fray with ML Ashwini as its candidate.

2019 Election:

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Kasaragod constituency witnessed a turnout of 80.65%, with 10,91,752 voters casting their ballots. Despite the CPM's historical stronghold, the Congress clinched victory in the Lok Sabha constituency with Rajmohan Unnithan securing a majority of 40,438 votes.
Rajmohan Unnithan got 474,961 votes and CPM's KP Satish Chandra garnered 4,34,523 votes. BJP candidate Ravisha Tantri Kuntar, who contested for NDA, got 1,76,049 votes. 

Kasaragod Lok Sabha constituency is composed of Manjeshwar, Kasaragod, Uduma, Kanhangad, Trikaripur, and Payyanur and Kalliasseri of Kannur district.
 

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