2001 Kerala Legislative Assembly election

The 2001 Kerala Legislative Assembly election was held on 10 May 2001 to elect members to the Kerala State Assembly. Polls were held simultaneously in all 140 seats and resulted in a voter turnout of 72.47%.[1][2]

2001 Kerala Legislative Assembly Election

← 1996 10 May 2001 2006 →

All 140 seats in the Kerala Legislative Assembly
71 seats needed for a majority
Turnout72.47% (Increase1.31)
  First party Second party
  A. K. Antony.jpg V. S. Achuthanandan 2016.jpg
Leader A. K. Antony V. S. Achuthanandan
Party INC CPI (M)
Alliance UDF LDF
Leader's seat Cherthala Malampuzha
Last election 59 80
Seats won 99 40
Seat change Increase40 Decrease40
Popular vote 7,719,454 6,876,897
Percentage 49.05% 43.70%

Chief Minister before election

E. K. Nayanar
CPI (M)

Elected Chief Minister

A. K. Antony
INC

The election saw a change of guard in the state with the United Democratic Front winning 99 seats as opposed to the 40 won by the Left Democratic Front. The remaining seat one was one by a UDF rebel candidate.[3]

ResultsEdit

Party-wise vote share of 2001 Kerala Assembly Elections[2]
Sl.No: Party Contested Won Popular Votes Share (%)
1 Indian National Congress- Indira (Congress-I) 88 63 4940868 31.4
2 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) 74 24 3752976 23.85
3 Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) 23 16 1259572 8
4 Kerala Congress - Mani (KCM) 11 9 556647 3.54
5 Communist Party of India (CPI) 24 7 1212248 7.7
6 Janadhipatya Samrakshana Samithi (JSS) 5 4 279831 1.78
7 Janata Dal- Secular (JDS) 10 3 546917 3.48
8 Kerala Congress - Joseph (KCJ) 10 2 455748 2.9
9 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 9 2 408456 2.6
10 Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) 6 2 269689 1.71
11 Revolutionary Socialist Party - Bolshevik (RSPB) 4 2 215562 1.37
12 Kerala Congress - Jacob (KCA) 4 2 207618 1.32
13 Kerala Congress - Balakrishna Pillai (KCB) 2 2 113915 0.72
14 Communist Marxist Party (CMP) 3 1 145441 0.92
15 Indian National League (INL) 3 0 139775 0.89
16 CPI(M) Independents (LDF) 2 0 91058 0.58
17 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 123 0 789762 5.02
18 BJP Allies (JD(U): 4, Samata: 2, DMK: 1) 7 0 10089 0.06
19 Others/ Independents 266 1 340692 2.16
Total 676 140 15736894 100

Constituency-Wise resultsEdit

Results[4]
Assembly Constituency Winner Runner Up Winning Party Margin
# Name Candidate Party Votes Candidate Party Votes
1 Manjeshwar Cherkalam Abdullah IUML 47494 C.K. Padmanabhan BJP 34306 IUML 13188
2 Kasaragod C.T. Ahammed Ali IUML 51890 P.K. Krishna Das BJP 33895 IUML 17995
3 Udma K.V. Kunhiraman CPI(M) 62817 Adv.C.K.Sreedharan INC 53153 CPI(M) 9664
4 Hosdrug M. Kumaran CPI 68033 C.J.Krishnan INC 61055 CPI 6978
5 Trikaripur Satheesh Chandran K.P. CPI(M) 79874 Karimbil Krishnan INC 62865 CPI(M) 17009
6 Irikkur K.C. Joseph INC 67788 Prof.Mercy John KEC 50884 INC 16904
7 Payyannur P.K. Sreemathi Teacher CPI(M) 73233 M.Narayanan Kutty INC 50495 CPI(M) 22738
8 Taliparamba M.V. Govindan Master CPI(M) 76975 K.Surendran INC 61688 CPI(M) 15287
9 Azhikode T.K. Balan CPI(M) 56573 C.A. Ajeer CMPKSC 46777 CPI(M) 9796
10 Cannanore K. Sudhakaran INC 58080 Kasim Irikkur IND 38947 INC 19133
11 Edakkad M.V. Jayarajan CPI(M) 65835 N.Ramakrishnan INC 60506 CPI(M) 5329
12 Tellicherry Kodiyeri Balakrishnan CPI(M) 53412 Sajeev Maroli INC 46369 CPI(M) 7043
13 Peringalam K.P. Mohanan JD(S) 52657 K.K. Muhammad IUML 45679 JD(S) 6978
14 Kuthuparamba P.Jayarajan CPI(M) 71240 K. Prabhakaran INC 52620 CPI(M) 18620
15 Peravoor Prof. A.D. Mustaffa INC 64835 K.T. Kunhahammed NCP 63662 INC 1173
16 North Wayanad Radha Raghavan INC 65684 Saradha Sajeevan CPI(M) 51839 INC 13845
17 Badagara C.K.Nanu JD(S) 61636 K. Balanarayanan INC 47477 JD(S) 14159
18 Nadapuram Benoy Viswam CPI 64110 K.P. Rajan INC 57917 CPI 6193
19 Meppayur Mathai Chacko CPI(M) 63709 P. Ammed Master IUML 58953 CPI(M) 4756
20 Koyilandi Adv.P.Sankaran INC 66644 P. Viswan CPI(M) 60188 INC 6456
21 Perambra T.P. Ramakrishnan CPI(M) 66695 P.T. Jose KEC(M) 64011 CPI(M) 2684
22 Balusseri A.C. Shanmukhadas NCP 54218 Balakrishnan Kidave INC 51256 NCP 2962
23 Koduvally C. Mammutty IUML 65209 C. Mohasin JD(S) 48332 IUML 16877
24 Kozhikode I Adv. A. Sujana Pal INC 52226 Adv. P. Sathidevi CPI(M) 43849 INC 8377
25 Kozhikode II T.P.M Zahir IUML 48886 Elamaram Kareem CPI(M) 48099 IUML 787
26 Beypore V.K.C. Mammed Koya CPI(M) 62636 M.C.Mayin Haji IUML 57565 CPI(M) 5071
27 Kunnamangalam U.C.Raman IND 55321 Perincheri Kunhan CPI(M) 51610 IND 3711
28 Thiruvambady C.Moinkutty IUML 60525 Syriac John NCP 44849 IUML 15676
29 Kalpetta K.K. Ramachandran Master INC 58380 K.K.Hamza JD(S) 40940 INC 17440
30 Sulthanbathery N.D.Appachan INC 68685 Father Mathai Nooranal IND 45132 INC 23553
31 Wandoor A.P. Anilkumar INC 80059 N Kannan CPI(M) 51834 INC 28225
32 Nilambur Aryadan Muhammed INC 76937 P. Anvar Master IND 55317 INC 21620
33 Manjeri Ishaque Kurikkal IUML 71529 Prof Abraham P. Mathew JD(S) 36933 IUML 34596
34 Malappuram M.K. Muneer IUML 61924 K.S. Vijayam NCP 25907 IUML 36017
35 Kondotty Adv. K.N.A. Kader IUML 64224 E.K. Maleeha CPI(M) 37131 IUML 27093
36 Tirurangadi K.Kutty Ahammed Kutty IUML 57027 A.V. Abdu Haji IND 37854 IUML 19173
37 Tanur P.K. Abdu Rabb IUML 55562 K.V. Sidheeque CPI(M) 28548 IUML 27014
38 Tirur E.T.Mohhammed Basheer IUML 58270 Prof. A.P. Abdul Vahab INL 45511 IUML 12759
39 Ponnani M.P.Gangadharan INC 58054 T.K.Hamza CPI(M) 51447 INC 6607
40 Kuttippuram P.K.Kunhalikutty IUML 50201 Kolakkattil Ibrahimkutty RSP 24096 IUML 26105
41 Mankada Manjalamkuzhi Ali IND 67758 K.P.A.Majeed IUML 64700 IND 3058
42 Perinthalmanna Nalakath Soopy IUML 64072 Sasikumar CPI(M) 58166 IUML 5906
43 Thrithala V.K. Chandran CPI(M) 54762 P. Balan INC 54263 CPI(M) 499
44 Pattambi C.P.Mohammed INC 53456 K.E. Ismail CPI 52925 INC 531
45 Ottapalam V.C. Kabeer Master NCP 57895 C.V. Balachandran Master INC 40045 NCP 17850
46 Sreekrishnapuram Girija Surendran CPI(M) 62500 V.S.Vijaya Raghavan INC 62479 CPI(M) 21
47 Mannarkkad Kalathil Abdulla IUML 67369 Jose Baby CPI 60744 IUML 6625
48 Malampuzha V.S.Achuthanadan CPI(M) 53661 Satheesan Pacheni INC 48958 CPI(M) 4703
49 Palghat K.Sankara Narayanan INC 53831 T.K. Noushad CPI(M) 43026 INC 10805
50 Chittur K.Achuthan Chalakalam INC 59512 K.Krishnankutty Ezhuthanikalam JD(S) 45703 INC 13809
51 Kollengode K.A.Chandran INC 56927 R.Chinnakuttan CPI(M) 49533 INC 7394
52 Coyalmannam A.K.Balan CPI(M) 52842 C. Prakash INC 48811 CPI(M) 4031
53 Alathur V.Chenthamarakshan CPI(M) 59485 R.Chellamma Teacher INC 46980 CPI(M) 12505
54 Chelakara K.Radhakrishnan CPI(M) 56451 K.A.Thulasi INC 54976 CPI(M) 1475
55 Wadakkanchery Adv.V.Balaram INC 59415 M.P.Pauly KEC 50384 INC 9031
56 Kunnamkulam T.V.Chandramohan INC 59679 Usha Teacher CPI(M) 55383 INC 4296
57 Cherpu Adv. K.P. Rajendran CPI 51995 M.K. Kannan IND 49752 CPI 2243
58 Trichur Adv.Therambil Ramakrishnan INC 54424 K.P. Aravindakshan CPI(M) 40718 INC 13706
59 Ollur P. P. George INC 66100 C.N.Jayadevan CPI 55402 INC 10698
60 Kodakara K.P. Viswanathan INC 57923 Lonappan Nambadan IND 50591 INC 7332
61 Chalakudi Prof. Savithri Lakshmanan INC 51606 M.A. Paulose JD(S) 40944 INC 10662
62 Mala T.U. Radhakrishnan INC 57976 U.S. Sasi CPI 45995 INC 11981
63 Irinjalakuda Thomas Unniyadan KEC(M) 54242 T. Sasidharan CPI(M) 53836 KEC(M) 406
64 Manalur M.K. Paulson Master INC 50283 N.R.Balan CPI(M) 44041 INC 6242
65 Guruvayoor P.K.K. Bhava IUML 52487 P.T.Kunju Muhammad IND 42961 IUML 9526
66 Nattika T.N. Prathapan INC 56517 Krishnan Kaniyamparambil CPI 44770 INC 11747
67 Kodungallur Umesh Challiyil JPSS 59369 Prof. Meenakshi Thampan CPI 47428 JPSS 11941
68 Ankamali P.J. Joy INC 68300 Prof. V.J. Pappu IND 50123 INC 18177
69 Vadakkekara M.A. Chndrasekharan INC 53959 Adv. P. Rajeev CPI(M) 52039 INC 1920
70 Parur Adv. V.D. Satheesan INC 48859 P. Raju CPI 41425 INC 7434
71 Narakkal Dr. M A Kuttappan INC 49557 M.K. Purushothaman CPI(M) 45343 INC 4214
72 Ernakulam Prof. K V Thomas INC 51265 Sebastian Paul IND 39421 INC 11844
73 Mattancherry V K Ebrahim Kunju IUML 34660 M A Thomas IND 22507 IUML 12153
74 Palluruthy Dominic Presentation INC 66601 T P Peethambaran Master NCP 56618 INC 9983
75 Thrippunithura K Babu INC 81590 K Chandran Pillai CPI(M) 57294 INC 24296
76 Alwaye K Muhammod Ali INC 68863 Adv K K Sajitha IND 49183 INC 19680
77 Perumbavoor Saju Paul CPI(M) 58602 P P Thankachan INC 57414 CPI(M) 1188
78 Kunnathunad Musthafa T. H INC 69220 M P Varghese CPI(M) 47463 INC 21757
79 Piravom T M Jacob KEC(J) 63791 Gopi Kottamurikal CPI(M) 51071 KEC(J) 12720
80 Muvattupuzha Johny Nelloor KEC(J) 54031 George Kunnappilly CPI 45138 KEC(J) 8893
81 Kothamangalam V J Poulose INC 58389 Prof. Baby M Varghese KEC 45966 INC 12423
82 Thodupuzha P T Thomas INC 67428 P J Joseph KEC 61303 INC 6125
83 Devicolam A K Moni INC 55287 K Balasubrahmanian CPI(M) 50721 INC 4566
84 Idukki Roshy Augustine KEC(M) 47092 M S Joseph IND 33373 KEC(M) 13719
85 Udumbanchola K K Jayachandran CPI(M) 64493 Mathew Stephan IND 55652 CPI(M) 8841
86 Peermade Adv. E.M Augasthy INC 48798 C A Kurian CPI 45714 INC 3084
87 Kanjirappally George J Mathew INC 40486 Adv Shanavas CPI(M) 39017 INC 1469
88 Vazhoor K Narayanakurup KEC(M) 43820 Prof. A N Thulasidas CPI 37661 KEC(M) 6159
89 Changanacherry C F Thomas KEC(M) 53824 Prof. James Manimala IND 40783 KEC(M) 13041
90 Kottayam Mercy Ravi INC 57795 Vaikom Viswan CPI(M) 45954 INC 11841
91 Ettumanoor Thomas Chazhikadan KEC(M) 59525 Thambippodippara CPI(M) 39381 KEC(M) 20144
92 Puthuppally Oommen Chandy INC 58531 Cherian Philip IND 45956 INC 12575
93 Poonjar P C George Plathottom KEC 48499 Adv. T.V. Abraham KEC(M) 46605 KEC 1894
94 Palai K M Mani KEC(M) 52838 Uzhavoor Vijayan NCP 30537 KEC(M) 22301
95 Kaduthuruthy Stephen George KEC(M) 50055 Adv. Mons Joseph KEC 45406 KEC(M) 4649
96 Vaikom P Narayanan CPI 54675 K V Padmanabhan INC 46922 CPI 7753
97 Aroor K R Gowriamma JPSS 61073 K V Devadas CPI(M) 48731 JPSS 12342
98 Sherthalai A K Antony INC 59661 C K Chandrappan CPI 52801 INC 6860
99 Mararikulam Dr. Thomas Issac CPI(M) 75476 Adv. P J Francis INC 67073 CPI(M) 8403
100 Alleppey K C Venugopal INC 52203 Adv. A M Abdulraheem IND 33050 INC 19153
101 Ambalapuzha D Sugathan INC 53119 C K Sadasivan CPI(M) 48602 INC 4517
102 Kuttanad Dr. K C Joseph KEC 44534 Prof. Oommen Mathew KEC(J) 34144 KEC 10390
103 Haripad T K Devakumar CPI(M) 59439 Prof. A V Thamarakshan RSPK(B) 55252 CPI(M) 4187
104 Kayamkulam M.M.Hassan INC 52444 G Sudhakaran CPI(M) 50680 INC 1764
105 Thiruvalla Adv. Mammen Mathai KEC(M) 42397 Dr. Varghese George JD(S) 32336 KEC(M) 10061
106 Kallooppara Joseph M Puthussery KEC(M) 42238 Adv T S John KEC 31013 KEC(M) 11225
107 AranIUMLa Malethu Saraladevi INC 37025 A Padmakumar CPI(M) 32900 INC 4125
108 Chengannur Sobhana George INC 41242 Adv. K K Ramachandran Nair CPI(M) 39777 INC 1465
109 Mavelikara M Murali INC 56402 N V Pradeepkumar NCP 45419 INC 10983
110 Pandalam K.K. Shaju JPSS 55043 K L Bindhu CPI(M) 50881 JPSS 4162
111 Ranni Raju Abraham CPI(M) 48286 Bijili Panaveli INC 43479 CPI(M) 4807
112 Pathanamthitta K.K. Nair INC 43776 Jerry Easo Oommen KEC 37228 INC 6548
113 Konni Adv. Adoor Prakash INC 54312 Kadamminitta Ramakrishnan IND 40262 INC 14050
114 Pathanapuram K B Ganesh Kumar KEC(B) 58224 Adv. K Prakash Babu CPI 48293 KEC(B) 9931
115 Punalur P S Supal CPI 57065 A Hidur Muhammod INC 55522 CPI 1543
116 Chadayamangalam Prayar Gopalakrishnan INC 49683 R Lathadevi CPI 47764 INC 1919
117 Kottarakkara R Balakrishna Pillai KEC(B) 55691 Adv.V Raveendran Nair CPI(M) 42723 KEC(B) 12968
118 Neduvathur Ezhukone Narayanan INC 53579 Adv. K Somaprasad CPI(M) 48952 INC 4627
119 Adoor Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan INC 53034 Pallickal Prasannakumar IND 37694 INC 15340
120 Kunnathur Kovoor Kunjumon RSP 60827 Pandalam Sudhakaran INC 57341 RSP 3486
121 Karunagappally Adv. A N Rajan Babu JPSS 53206 K C Pillai CPI 52367 JPSS 839
122 Chavara Shibu Baby John RSPK(B) 60689 V P Ramakrishna Pillai RSP 48206 RSPK(B) 12483
123 Kundara Kadavoor Sivadasan INC 50875 Mercykutty Amma CPI(M) 46408 INC 4467
124 Quilon Babu Divakaran RSPK(B) 50780 Prof. Kallada Vjayam RSP 38505 RSPK(B) 12275
125 Eravipuram A.A.Azeez RSP 55638 T.A.Ahamed Kabeer IUML 55617 RSP 21
126 Chathanoor G.Prathapavarma Thampan INC 53304 N.Anirudhan CPI 52757 INC 547
127 Varkala Varkala Kahar INC 45315 P.K.Gurudasan CPI(M) 43327 INC 1988
128 Attingal Vakkom Purushothaman INC 51139 Kadakampally Surendran CPI(M) 40323 INC 10816
129 Kilimanoor N. Rajan CPI 52012 K.Chandrababu RSPK(B) 48841 CPI 3171
130 Vamanapuram Pirappankodeu Murali CPI(M) 52749 Adv. S. Shine JPSS 51140 CPI(M) 1609
131 Ariyanad G. Karthikeyan INC 54489 G.Arjunan RSP 42418 INC 12071
132 Nedumangad Mankode Radhakrishnan CPI 62270 Palode Ravi INC 62114 CPI 156
133 Kazhakuttam Adv. M.A. Vaheed IND 49917 Adv. Bindu Ummar CPI(M) 45624 IND 4293
134 Trivandrum North Adv K.Mohankumar INC 63202 M.Vijayakumar CPI(M) 56818 INC 6384
135 Trivandrum West M.V. Raghavan CMPKSC 48912 Adv Antony Raju KEC 40531 CMPKSC 8381
136 Trivandrum East B. Vijayakumar INC 43419 Karakulam Krishna Pillai NCP 29351 INC 14068
137 Nemom N. Sakthan INC 56648 Venganoor P. Bhaskaran CPI(M) 47291 INC 9357
138 Kovalam Dr. A. Neelalohithadasan Nadar JD(S) 54110 Adv.Alphonsa John INC 52065 JD(S) 2045
139 Neyyattinkara Thampanoor Ravi INC 56305 Adv. S.B. Rosechandran JD(S) 49830 INC 6475
140 Parassala N. Sundaran Nadar INC 55915 R. Selvaraj CPI(M) 44365 INC 11550

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kerala 2001". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Kerala Assembly Elections 2001". Kerala Assembly. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Results of the 2001 Kerala Assembly Election". Angel Fire. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Constituency-wise results, 2001". Elections. Retrieved 2 April 2019.