Chadayamangalam (State Assembly constituency)

Chadayamangalam is a legislative assembly constituency in the south-eastern area of Kollam district in Kerala, India. It is one among the 11 assembly constituencies in the district.[1] As of the 2021 assembly elections, the current MLA is J Chinchu Rani of CPI.

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Chadayamangalam
Constituency for the Kerala Niyamasabha
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Jatayu Park in Chadayamangalam constituency
Existence1957 – present
ReservationGeneral
Electorate1,96,733 (2016)
Current MLAJ Chinchu Rani
PartyCPI
Political Front  LDF
Elected Year2021
DistrictKollam
Local Self Governed SegmentsAlayamon Panchayat in Pathanapuram Taluk and Chadayamangalam, Chithara, Elamad, Ittiva, Kadakkal, Nilamel and Velinalloor Panchayats in Kottarakkara Taluk.

StructureEdit

As per the recent changes on assembly constituency delimitations, the Chadayamangalam assembly constituency consists of Alayamon Panchayat in Punalur Taluk and Chadayamangalam, Chithara, Elamad, Ittiva, Kadakkal, Nilamel and Velinalloor Panchayats in Kottarakkara Taluk.[2][3]

Electoral HistoryEdit

Travancore-Cochin Legislative Assembly ElectionsEdit

Year Winner Party Vote Margin Coalition
1951 Kesava Pillai Indian National Congress 1,703 Right
Kochukunju PSP 642 NA[4]
1954 V. Gangadharan PSP 9,634 NA[5]

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

The following list contains all members of Kerala legislative assembly who have represented the constituency:

Key

 CPI   INC   SSP  

Election Niyama

Sabha

Member Party Tenure
1957 1st Veliyam Bhargavan CPI 1957–1960
1960 2nd 1960–1965
1967 3rd D. D. Potti SSP 1967–1970
1970 4th M. N. Govindan Nair CPI 1970–1977
1977 5th E. Chandrasekharan Nair 1977–1980
1980 6th 1980–1982
1982 7th K. R. Chandramohan 1982–1984
1987 8th 1987–1991
1991 9th 1991–1996
1996 10th R. Latha Devi 1996–2001
2001 11th Prayar Gopalakrishnan INC 2001–2006
2006 12th Mullakara Ratnakaran CPI 2006–2011
2011 13th 2011–2016
2016 14th 2016 - 2021
2021 15th J. Chinchu Rani Incumbent

Election resultsEdit

Percentage change (±%) denotes the change in the number of votes from the immediate previous election.

Niyamasabha Election 2016Edit

There were 1,96,733 registered voters in the constituency for the 2016 Kerala Niyamasabha Election.[6]

2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election: Chadayamangalam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Mullakkara Ratnakaran 71,262 49.10  6.80
INC M. M. Hassan 49,334 33.99  3.37
BJP K. Sivadasan 19,259 13.27  10.01
SDPI Jaleel Kadakkal 1,445 1.00  0.41
WPOI Sajeed Khaleedu 1,222 0.84 -
NOTA None of the above 699 0.48
Independent Sunny Itriva 538 0.37
SHS Sreejith S. 284 0.20
Margin of victory 21,928 15.11  3.43
Turnout 1,45,141 73.78  2.03
CPI hold Swing  6.80

Niyamasabha Election 2011Edit

There were 1,77,610 registered voters in the constituency for the 2011 election.[7]

2011 Kerala Legislative Assembly election: Chadayamangalam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI Mullakkara Ratnakaran 71,231 55.90
INC Shahida Kamal 47,607 37.56
BJP T. C. Saju Kumar 4,160 3.26
SDPI Jaleel Kadakkal 1,800 1.41
Independent Shibu K. Chadayamangalam 1,078 0.85 -
BSP Kootukkal Prasad 996 0.78
Independent Oyoor Nazeer 557 0.44
Margin of victory 23,624 18.54
Turnout 1,27,429 71.75
CPI hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCIES IN KERALA". Kerala Assembly. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  2. ^ "ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES AND THEIR EXTENT – Kerala" (PDF). Kerala Assembly. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Constituencies – Kollam District". Chief Electoral Officer – Kerala. Archived from the original on 1 August 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Election to the Travancore-Cochin Legislative Assembly-1951 and to the Madras Assembly Constituencies in the Malabar Area". Government of Kerala. p. 37. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1954 to the Legislative Assembly of Travancore-Cochin" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 37. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2016, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in.
  7. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2011, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 11 March 2020.