Chengannur (State Assembly constituency)

Chengannur State assembly constituency (Malayalam: ചെങ്ങന്നൂര്‍ നിയമസഭാ നിയോജക മണ്ഡലം) is one of the 140 state legislative assembly constituencies in Kerala state in southern India. It is also one of the 7 state legislative assembly constituencies included in the Mavelikara Lok Sabha constituency. As of the bypolls in the constituency in 2018, the current MLA is Saji Cheriyan of CPI(M).

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Chengannur
ചെങ്ങന്നൂര്‍
Constituency for the Kerala Niyamasabha
Chengannur Mahadeva4.JPG
Chengannur Mahadeva Temple.
Existence1957 - present
ReservationNone
Electorate2,00,137 (2018)
Current MLASaji Cheriyan
PartyCPI(M)
Political Front  LDF
Elected Year2018
DistrictAlappuzha
Local Self Governed SegmentsChengannur Municipality

Ala Panchayat Venmony Panchayat Puliyoor Panchayat Mulakuzha Panchayat Thiruvanvandoor Panchayat Pandanad Panchayat

Chennithala-Thriperumthura Panchayat

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

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

Key

 CPI (M)   INC   Independent   CPI   IC(S)  

Election Niyama

Sabha

Member Party Tenure
1957 1st R. Sankaran Thampi CPI 1957 – 1960
1960 2nd T. Kunjukrishna Pillai INC 1960 – 1965
1967 3rd P. G. P. Pillai CPI(M) 1967 – 1970
1970 4th 1970 – 1977
1977 5th Thankappan Pillai IND 1977 – 1980
1980 6th K. R. Saraswathi Amma 1980 – 1982
1982 7th S. Ramachandran Pillai 1982 – 1987
1987 8th Mammen Iype ICS(SCS) 1987 – 1991
1991 9th Sobhana George INC 1991 – 1996
1996 10th 1996 – 2001
2001 11th 2001 – 2006
2006 12th P. C. Vishnunath 2006 – 2011
2011 13th 2011 – 2016
2016 14th K. K. Ramachandran Nair CPI(M) 2016 – 2018
2018* 14th Saji Cheriyan Incumbent

Election resultsEdit

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

2018 by-electionEdit

Due to the death of the sitting MLA K. K. Ramachandran Nair, Chengannur Niyamasahba constituency went to bypolls on March 28, 2018. There were 2,00,137 registered voters in the constituency for the bye-election.[1][2]

2018 Kerala Assembly Bye-election : Chengannur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) Saji Cheriyan 67,303 45.19  8.85
INC D Vijayakumar 46,347 31.12  0.27
BJP P. S. Sreedharan Pillai 35,270 23.68%  5.65
Independent Swami Sukbaksh Saraswathi 800 0.53
NOTA None of the above 728 0.07  0.18
AAP Rajeev Pallathu 368 0.24 -
Independent Mobran Achary 263 0.17
RLD Jiji Puntbala 248 0.16
Independent Aji. M. Chalakeri 137 0.09
Independent Madhu Chengannur 124 0.08
Independent Sreedharan Pillai 121 0.08
Independent Somnatha Warrier T. K. 98 0.06
Independent Unni Karthikeyan 57 0.04
API Subhash Naga 53 0.04
Independent Murali Naga 44 0.03
Independent A. K. Shaji 39 0.03
Independent Sivaprasad Gandhi K. M. 21 0.01
Independent M. C. Jayalal 20 0.01
Margin of victory 20,956 13.85
Turnout 1,58,756 79.32  5.59
CPI (M) hold Swing  8.85

Niyamasabha Election 2016Edit

There were 1,97,372 registered voters in the constituency for the 2016 Kerala Niyamasabha Election.[3]

2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election: Chengannur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) K. K. Ramachandran Nair 52,880 36.34  5.67
INC P. C. Vishnunath 44,897 30.85  21.13
BJP P. S. Sreedharan Pillai 42,682 29.33  24.49
Independent Sobhana George 3,966 2.73 -
BSP Alex 483 0.33 -
NOTA None of the above 363 0.25 -
Independent E. T. Sasi 247 0.17
Margin of victory 8,013 5.49
Turnout 1,45,518 73.73  2.86
CPI (M) gain from INC Swing

Niyamasabha Election 2011Edit

There were 1,76,875 registered voters in the constituency for the 2011 election.[4]

2011 Kerala Legislative Assembly election: Chengannur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC P. C. Vishnunath 65,156 51.98
CPI (M) C. S. Sujatha 52,656 42.01
BJP B. Radhakrishna Menon 6,062 4.84
Independent Surendran Karippuzha 848 0.68 -
SUCI(C) V. Venugopal 623 0.50
Margin of victory 12,500 9.97
Turnout 1,25,345 70.87
INC hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chengannur Election Result Live: CPM's Saji Cherian Wins By Over 20,000 Votes".
  2. ^ https://eci.gov.in/statistical-report/detailed-bye-election-results/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2016, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in.
  4. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2011, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 11 March 2020.