Malappuram is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala. It was made by renaming the erstwhile Manjeri Lok Sabha constituency. IUML's PK Kunhalikutty is the current sitting MP from the seat. Kunhalikutty was elected in the 2017 by-election on the seat, after sitting MP E. Ahamed passed away in February 2017.
Malappuram registered 75.41 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 4.19 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1369878 while the total voter turnout is 1032971. While in 2014, the constituency registered 71.22 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1197718 while the total voter's turnout was 852984.
Kunhalikutty had defeated his rival CPI(M)’s MB Faisal by a margin of 171,023 votes.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency of Kerala.
|1||P.K. Kunhalikutty||Indian Union Muslim League|
|2||Unnikrishnan||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||V.P. Sanu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|4||Abdul Majeed Faizy||SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA|
|6||IT Najeeb||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|7||V.P. Sanu||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|8||Latheef||Indian Union Muslim League|
|10||Unni||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|11||Adv. Praveen Kumar||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|13||Abdul Majeed Faizy||SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA|
|14||Abdul Majeed Faizy||SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA|
|15||P.K. Kunhalikutty||Indian Union Muslim League|
|16||P.K. Kunhalikutty||Indian Union Muslim League|
|17||Unnikrishnan||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|18||Abdul Salam K.P||Independent|
|21||Nissar Methar||Peoples Democratic Party|
Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following assembly segments – Kondotty, Manjeri, Perinthalmanna, Mankada, Malappuram, Vengara and Vallikunnu.
The district of Malappuram survives on the revenue generated by NRIs who work in the Middle East, as the remittances of migrated residents to the Middle Eastern countries is massive.
Lok Sabha election 2019 took place in seven phases across the country – on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. The results would be declared on May 23.