Konni (State Assembly constituency)

Konni State assembly constituency (Malayalam: കോന്നി 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 Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha constituency.[1] As of the 2019 assembly by-elections, the current MLA is K. U. Jenish Kumar of CPI(M).

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Konni
കോന്നി
Constituency for the Kerala Niyamasabha
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Existence1965 - present
ReservationNone
Electorate1,97,956 (2019)
Current MLAK. U. Jenish Kumar
PartyCPI(M)
Political Front  LDF
Elected Year2019
DistrictPathanamthitta
Local Self Governed SegmentsAruvappulam, Konni, Malayalapuzha, Pramadom, Mylapra, Vallicode, Thannithode, Kalanjoor, Chittar, Seethathodu, Enadimangalam.

Local self governed segmentsEdit

Konni Niyamasabha constituency is composed of the following local self governed segments:[2]

Sl no. Name Status (Grama panchayat/Municipality) Taluk
1 Aruvappulam Grama panchayat Konni[3]
2 Konni Grama panchayat Konni
3 Malayalapuzha Grama panchayat Konni
4 Pramadom Grama panchayat Konni
5 Mylapra Grama panchayat Konni
6 Vallicode Grama panchayat Konni
7 Thannithode Grama panchayat Konni
8 Seethathodu Grama panchayat Konni
9 Kalanjoor Grama panchayat Konni
10 Chittar Grama panchayat Konni
11 Enadimangalam Grama panchayat Adoor

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

The following list contains all members of Kerala legislative assembly who have represented Konni Niyamasabha Constituency during the period of various assemblies:[4]

Key

 INC    CPI    CPI (M)    Independent  

Election Niyama
Sabha
Member Party Tenure
1967 3rd P. P. R. M. Pillai CPI 1967 – 1970
1970 4th P. J. Thomas INC 1970 – 1977
1977 5th 1977 – 1980
1980 6th V. S. Chandra Sekhar Pillai CPI(M) 1980 – 1982
1982 7th 1982 – 1987
1987 8th Chittoor Sasankan Nair Independent 1987 – 1991
1991 9th A. Padmakumar CPI(M) 1991 – 1996
1996 10th Adoor Prakash INC 1996 – 2001
2001 11th 2001 – 2006
2006 12th 2006 – 2011
2011 13th 2011 – 2016
2016 14th 2016 - 2019
2019* K. U. Jenish Kumar CPI(M) Incumbent
  • * Byepoll

Election resultsEdit

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

Niyamasabha Bye-election 2019Edit

Due to the election of the sitting MLA Adoor Prakash as the MP from Attingal (Lok Sabha constituency), Konni Niyamasabha Constituency went to byepoll in 2019. There were 1,97,956 registered voters in Konni Constituency for this election.[5][6]

2019 Kerala Legislative Assembly by-elections : Konni
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPI (M) K. U. Jenish Kumar 54,099 38.96%  2.63
INC P. Mohanraj 44,146 31.79%  19.02
BJP K. Surendran 39,786 28.65%  16.99
NOTA None of the above 469 0.34%  0.01
Independent Joemon Joseph Srampickal 235 0.17% N/A
Independent Sivanandan 124 0.09% N/A
Margin of victory 9,953 7.17%  7.31
Turnout 1,38,859 70.07%  2.92
CPI (M) gain from INC Swing  2.63

Niyamasabha Election 2016Edit

There were 1,96,309 registered voters in Konni Constituency for the 2016 Kerala Niyamasabha Election.[7]

2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Konni
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Adoor Prakash 72,800 50.81%  0.66
CPI (M) R. Sanal Kumar 52,052 36.33%  7.89
BJP Asoka Kumar D. 16,713 11.66%  7.09
NOTA None of the above 474 0.33%
SDPI Reyash 401 0.28%
WPOI Joshy Joseph 365 0.25%
Independent Suresh V. 249 0.17%
Independent Biju Elamannoor 133 0.09%
SHS Vishnu S. 97 0.07%
Margin of victory 20,748 14.48%  8.55
Turnout 1,43,283 72.99%  1.13
INC hold Swing  0.66

Niyamasabha Election 2011Edit

There were 1,82,384 registered voters in the constituency for the 2011 election.[8]

2011 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Konni
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Adoor Prakash 65,724 50.15%
CPI (M) M. S. Rajendran 57,950 44.22%
BJP V. S. Harish Chandran 5,994 4.57%
Independent Sinto Stephen 655 0.50%
Independent Thattayil Saraswathi 276 0.21%
SUCI(C) Lekshmi R. Shekhar 247 0.19%
Independent Renjini C. T. 207 0.16%
Margin of victory 7,774 5.93%
Turnout 1,31,053 71.86%
INC hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Assembly Constituencies in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala". pathanamthitta.nic.in.
  2. ^ "Local Self Governments in Assembly Constituencies of Pathanamthitta District". www.ceo.kerala.gov.in.
  3. ^ "Villages and Curresponding Talukas in Pathanamthitta district". pathanamthitta.nic.in.
  4. ^ "Members of Kerala Legislative Assembly: Konni". www.mapsofindia.com.
  5. ^ "Konni Niyamasabha Constituency goes to bypoll, www.thehindu.com". www.thehindu.com.
  6. ^ http://trend.kerala.gov.in/views/index.php
  7. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2016, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in.
  8. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2011, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 11 March 2020.