Kerala Lok Sabha Elections 2019 results will be out today. The voting for the Southern state of Kerala was conducted in the third phase. The general polls in Kerala saw a triangular fight between the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist), Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 20 parliamentary seats.
Some of the prominent names from Kerala are Shashi Tharoor, Rahul Gandhi, Anto Antony and Alphons Kannanthanam.
Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Live Updates:
Election Commission's latest trend as of 9:20 pm
⦁ Congress candidate VK Sreekandan defeats CPM's MB Rajesh in Kerala's Palakkad by 11,637 votes.
⦁ Congress candidate TN Prathapan defeats CPI's Rajaji Mathew Thomas in Kerala's Thrissur by 93,633 votes.
⦁ Congress candidate Hibi Eden defeats CPM's P Rajeev in Kerala's Ernakulam by 1,69,153 votes. Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam bags only 14 per cent of votes.
⦁ Congress candidate Ramya Haridas defeats CPM's PK Biju in Kerala's Alathur by 1,58,968 votes.
⦁ CPM candidate A M Ariff leading from Alappuzha
⦁ Congress candidate Adoor Prakash leading from Attingal
⦁ Congress candidate Benny Behanan wins Chalakudy
⦁ Congress candidate Dean Kuriakose wins Idukki
⦁ Congress candidate K. Sudhakaran wins Kannur
⦁ Congress candidate Rajmohan Unnithan wins Kasaragod
⦁ RCP candidate N.K.Premachandran wins Kollam
⦁ KC(M) Thomas Chazhikadan wins Kottayam
⦁ Congress candidate M.K. Raghavan wins Kozhikode
⦁ IUML canidate P.K. Kunhalikutty leading from Malappuram
⦁ Congress candidate Kodikunnil Suresh leading from Mavelikkara
⦁ Congress candidate Anto Antony wins Pathanamthitta
⦁ IUML canididate E. T. Mohammed Basheer leading from Ponnani
⦁ Congress candidate Shashi Tharoor leading from Thiruvananthapuram
⦁ CPM candidate K. Muraleedharan leading from Vadakara
⦁ Congress candidate Rahul Gandhi leading from Wayanad
Congress candidate VK Sreekantan defeats CPM's MB Rajesh in Kerala's Palakkad by 11,637 votes.
Congress candidate Ramya Haridas defeats CPM's PK Biju in Kerala's Alathur by 1,58,968 votes.
Congress candidate Hibi Eden defeats CPM's P Rajeev in Kerala's Ernakulam by 1,69,153 votes. Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam bags only 14 per cent of votes.
Congress candidate TN Prathapan defeats CPI's Rajaji Mathew Thomas in Kerala's Thrissur by 93,633 votes.
Former chief minister and veteran CPM leader VS Achuthanandan stated that the election results are shocking."It's similar to making a thief stand guard," he wrote on Facebook. He added that it is heartening that the people of Kerala have shut the doors on the BJP.
Congress candidates Dean Kuriakose and TN Prathapan register comprehensive victories in Idukki and Thrissur constituencies respectively.
Congress-led UDF is leading on 19 seats, while CPM is leading on 1. BJP is nowhere in picture.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi is leading by over 7 lakhs votes in Wayanad Lok Sabha seats.
Shashi Tharoor leaves BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan by 15 thousand plus votes in Thiruvananthapuram.
Rahul Gandhi's margin in Wayanad has widened to a record 2 lakh. This is the biggest margin by which an MP will be elected in this relatively new Kerala constituency.
Congress is leading on 17 seats, while CPM is leading on 1. Others manage to take lead on 2 seats. However, it looks like, BJP is nowhere in picture.
Congress's Shashi Tharoor leading from Thiruvananthapuram constituency by over 13,000 votes, reports ANI.
Kerala: Congress's Shashi Tharoor leading from Thiruvananthapuram
by over 13,000 votes (file pic) pic.twitter.com/zGOa6jK9aA
— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2019
Congress is leading on 18 seats, while Others are leading on 2. Left and BJP not in picture.
Congress is leading on 18 seats, while Left is leading on 2. Looks like, BJP fails to open its account in state.
Congress is leading on 17 seats, while Left is leading on 2. Others are leading on one seat. BJP back to a big ZERO in the state.
While Rahul Gandhi was nearing 90,000 votes, his nearest rival PP Suneer of the Left has just got over 30,000 votes.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading in Wayanad in Kerala by over 58,000 votes after 12.20 per cent of the total votes had been counted.
Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam trailing from Hibi Eden constituency.
Congress is leading on 16 seats, while BJP is leading on 1 parliamentary constituency. On the other hand, Left is leading on 3 seats.
Congress is leading on 11 seats, while BJP is leading on 1 parliamentary constituency. On the other hand, CPM is leading on 5 seats.
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is now leading from Thiruvananthapuram parliamentary constituency.
BJP candidate Kummanam Rajasekharan from Thiruvananthapuram parliamentary constituency. He is pitted against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor trailing from Thiruvananthapuram parliamentary constituency.
BJP opens its account in Kerala with 1 seat, while Congress leading on 1 seat.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading from Wayanad parliamentary seat.
In first round, the polling officers will count around 16 lakh postal ballots.
The counting of votes for 20 Parliamentary seats begin.
Kerala has been in news since last year over Sabarimala issue. After Supreme Court allowed women's entry in Sabarimala shrine, Kerala saw divided public opinion. While Left Front-led state government was in favour of women's entry inside the shrine, BJP and a few religious bodies opposed Supreme Court's decision.
BJP candidate Kummanam Rajasekharan said, "For development of the state and welfare of its people,I think Kerala should move along with NDA govt in Delhi. Now that Kerala is coming up in mainstream, I am very much confident that I will win in this election."
The Election Commission (EC) will display poll results on digital boards in various parts of the state.
7:00 am: In 2014 Lok Sabha Polls, Kerala voter turnout was 73.9 per cent.
6:50 am: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is contesting from Kerala's Wayanad and is one of the most prominent candidates along with senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
6:40 am: The voting percentage in Kerala was recorded to be 70.63 per cent.
6:30 am: BJP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram constituency Kummanam Rajasekharan offers prayer at Ayyaguru Ashram,Thycaud. Rajasekharan is fielded against Congress' Shashi Tharoor and Left Democratic Front candidate C Divakaran, reports ANI
Kerala:Kummanam Rajasekharan,BJP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram constituency offers prayer at Ayyaguru Ashram,Thycaud.Rajasekharan is fielded against Congress' Shashi Tharoor&Left Democratic Front candidate C Divakaran.Counting of votes to begin at 8 AM. #LokSabhaElections2019 pic.twitter.com/dO0OCUHcNQ
— ANI (@ANI) May 23, 2019
6:20 am: The 20 Kerala seats are Kasargod, Kannur, Vadakara, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malapuram, Ponnani, Palakkad, Alathur, Thrissur, Chalakkudy, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Mavelikkara, Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Attingal, and Thiruvananthapuram.
6:15 am: Counting of votes for all 20 parliamentary seats to begin at 8 am.