Chandrashekhar will be able to bloom lotus in Thiruvananthapuram, threat to Tharoor’s political future. Rajiv Chandrashekhar contest

Direct contest between Rajiv Chandrashekhar and Shashi Tharoor on Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat.

In Kerala, the name of Trivandrum was changed to Thiruvananthapuram in the year 2008. A lot has changed there since then. But if nothing has changed in recent times, it is the victory of powerful Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. This time again Tharoor is in the electoral fray, where he is at loggerheads with the Union Minister.

Tharoor also believes that his rivals from Delhi are trying to do better than before. While talking to TV9 Bharatvarsha, he said that when he came from Delhi, he was at number three but now he is at number two.

Rajiv Chandrashekhar entered the left’s stronghold

In the Left bastion, Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded its heavyweight minister in the election campaign. Rajeev Chandrashekhar claims that the educated people of Kerala will understand the development model of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will decide in his favor. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, Communist Party of India (CPI) Panniyan Raveendran and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Rajeev Chandrashekhar are the main candidates for the Thiruvananthapuram seat in Kerala.

politics of thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat is one of the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala. There are 20 parliamentary seats in the state. Thiruvananthapuram seat consists of seven assembly constituencies, including Kazhakootam, Vattiyoorkavu, Thiruvananthapuram, Nemom, Parasala, Kovalam and Neyyattinkara. This constituency is a general seat and is not reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST).

Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Communist Party of India (CPI) are the main parties in the constituency. Of them, 7,06,730 are male voters. The number of women voters is 6,64,663. Third gender voters are 34. The total number of voters in 2019 was 10,10,180. Out of which total male voters were 4,90,244 and female voters were 5,13,476. The total voting percentage in 2019 was 73.66 percent. Dr. Shashi Tharoor of Congress won by 4,16,131 votes.

Tharoor big challenge

From political point of view, this seat is considered to be the stronghold of senior Congress leader Dr. Shashi Tharoor. Since 2009 general elections, Shashi Tharoor has been winning from here with a huge margin of votes. In the 2019 general elections, he won by defeating BJP’s Kummanam Rajasekharan by 99,989 votes. The voting percentage in the 2019 general elections was 73.45 percent of the total voters. According to the 2011 census, the population of Thiruvananthapuram district is 33,01,427, out of which Hindus are 66.46 percent, Christians are 19.1 percent and Muslims are 13.72 percent. In the last few years, the district has seen the BJP continuously strengthening its footing.

What do the people of Kerala say

People of Kerala talk about basic facilities and development. A large population faces different issues. Voting will be held in the second phase on April 26 for Thiruvananthapuram seat in Kerala along with other 19 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Kumar Kundan

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