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Lakshadweep (Lok Sabha constituency)

Existence  1957–present
Current MP  Mohammed Faizal P. P.
State  Union territory
Union territory  Lakshadweep
Female electors  24,489
Reservation  Scheduled Tribes
Elected Year  2014
Member of parliament  Mohammed Faizal P. P.
Male electors  25,433
Total electors  49,922
Lakshadweep (Lok Sabha constituency)
Most Successful Party  Indian National Congress (11 times)
Party  Nationalist Congress Party
Last election  Indian general election, 2014

Lakshadweep Lok Sabha constituency (formerly Laccadive, Minicoy And Amindivi Islands Lok Sabha constituency) is a Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian parliament) constituency, which covers the entire area of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep in India. This seat is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. As of 2014, it is the smallest Lok Sabha constituency by number of voters.

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Before its first election in 1967, its member of parliament (MP) was directly appointed by the President of India. Its first MP was K. Nalla Koya Thangal of the Indian National Congress (INC) who served two terms from 1957–67. Its first election in 1967 was won by independent politician, P. M. Sayeed. In the next election in 1971, Sayeed representing the INC was elected unopposed. He went on to win the next eight elections consecutively before being defeated by 71 votes in the 2004 election by P. Pookunhi Koya of the Janata Dal (United) party. In total, Sayeed represented this constituency in the Lok Sabha for ten consecutive terms from 1967 to 2004. In the 2009 election, Sayeed's son, Muhammed Hamdulla Sayeed, won the seat. As of the latest election in 2014, the current MP representing this constituency is Mohammed Faizal P. P. of the Nationalist Congress Party.

Members of Parliament

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 INC    Independent    INC(U)    JD(U)    NCP  

General election 1967

Independent candidate, P. M. Sayeed won the first election and represented this constituency in the 4th Lok Sabha. Sayeed was also the youngest MP elected to the 4th Lok Sabha.

General election 1971

In the 1971 election, INC candidate, P. M. Sayeed was elected unopposed.

General election 1977

P. M. Sayeed held the seat and represented the constituency in the 6th Lok Sabha.

General election 1980

P. M. Sayeed defected to the Indian National Congress (Urs) party but still held the seat and represented the constituency in the 7th Lok Sabha.

General election 1984

P. M. Sayeed returned to the INC and held the seat and represented the constituency in the 8th Lok Sabha.

General election 1989

P. M. Sayeed held the seat and represented the constituency in the 9th Lok Sabha.

General election 1991

P. M. Sayeed held the seat and represented the constituency in the 10th Lok Sabha.

General election 1996

P. M. Sayeed held the seat and represented the constituency in the 11th Lok Sabha.

General election 1998

P. M. Sayeed held the seat and represented the constituency in the 12th Lok Sabha.

General election 1999

P. M. Sayeed held the seat and represented the constituency in the 13th Lok Sabha.

General election 2004

P. Pookunhi Koya of the JD (U) party defeated the ten term incumbent MP, P. M. Sayeed by 71 votes.

General election 2009

Muhammed Hamdulla Sayeed won the seat and also became the youngest member of the 15th Lok Sabha.

General election 2014

Mohammed Faizal P. P. of the Nationalist Congress Party won the seat and represents the constituency in the current 16th Lok Sabha.

References

Lakshadweep (Lok Sabha constituency) Wikipedia


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