The Ponnani parliamentary constituency is one of the 20 constituencies representing the southern Indian state of Kerala in the Lok Sabha. It is a Muslim majority area and its Constituency number is 7.
Ponnani registered 74.94 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 1.11 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1356408 while the total voter turnout is 1016525. While in 2014, the constituency registered 73.83 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1180031 while the total voter's turnout was 871239.
It is a pivotal vote bank of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) which has continuously represented this seat from as early as the Lok Sabha elections of 1977.
Seven assembly segments make up the parliamentary constituency of Ponnani. Out of these, the coastal town city of Ponnani, which is one of the significant seven Vidhan Sabha segments in his constituency, is a coastal municipality in the Malappuram district.
ET Mohammed Basheer of IUML, Rema from Bharatiya Janata Party and Advocate KC Nazeer from SDPI are some of the noted candidates contesting from this seat this time.
The election here was conducted on April 23, 2019, as per the Phase III schedule announced by the ECI.
Here's the full list of candidates contesting from the Ponnani Lok Sabha constituency of Kerala.
|1||E. T. Mohammed Basheer||Indian Union Muslim League|
|2||Rema||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||Adv. K.C. Nazeer||SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA|
|4||Anwar P.V. Alumkuzhi||Independent|
|5||P.V. Anvar Puthan Veetil||Independent|
|6||Anvar P.V. Raseena Manzil||Independent|
|8||Muhammed Basheer Koyissery||Independent|
|9||Muhammed Basheer Nechiyan||Independent|
|10||Muhammed Basheer Mangalassery||Independent|
ET Mohammed Basheer IUML is the incumbent MP from this constituency.
The Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held between April 11 and May 19.
The polling is scheduled to happen in 115 Lok Sabha constituencies of 14 states during the third phase.
The counting of votes will be held and results will be declared on May 23.