Pathanapuram (State Assembly constituency)

Pathanapuram State assembly constituency (Malayalam: പത്തനാപുരം 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.[1]As of the 2016 assembly elections, the current MLA is K. B. Ganesh Kumar of KC(B)

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Pathanapuram
പത്തനാപുരം
Constituency for the Kerala Niyamasabha
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Existence1957 - present
ReservationGeneral
Electorate1,89,837 (2016)
Current MLAK. B. Ganesh Kumar
PartyKC(B)
Political Front  LDF
Elected Year2016
DistrictKollam
Local Self Governed SegmentsPathanapuram, Pattazhy, Pattazhy Vadakkekara, Piravanthoor, Thalavoor, Vilakkudy, Melila and Vettikkavala.

Local self governed segmentsEdit

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

Sl no. Name Status (Grama panchayat/Municipality) Taluk
1 Pathanapuram Grama panchayat Pathanapuram[3]
2 Pattazhy Grama panchayat Pathanapuram
3 Pattazhy Vadakkekara Grama panchayat Pathanapuram
4 Piravanthoor Grama panchayat Pathanapuram
5 Thalavoor Grama panchayat Pathanapuram
6 Vilakkudy Grama panchayat Pathanapuram
7 Melila Grama panchayat Kottarakkara
8 Vettikkavala Grama panchayat Kottarakkara

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

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

Key

 KC(B)    CPI    INC    KEC  

Election Niyama
Sabha
Member Party Tenure
1957 1st N. Rajagopalan Nair CPI 1957 – 1960
1960 2nd R. Balakrishna Pillai INC 1960 – 1965
1967 3rd P. K. Raghavan CPI 1967 – 1970
1970 4th 1970 – 1977
1977 5th E. K. Pillai 1977 – 1980
1980 6th 1980 – 1982
1982 7th A. George KEC 1982 – 1987
1987 8th E. Chandrasekharan Nair CPI 1987 – 1991
1991 9th K. Prekash Babu 1991 – 1996
1996 10th 1996 – 2001
2001 11th K. B. Ganesh Kumar KC(B) 2001 – 2006
2006 12th 2006 – 2011
2011 13th 2011 – 2016
2016 14th Incumbent

Election resultsEdit

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

Niyamasabha Election 2016Edit

There were 1,89,837 registered voters in Pathanapuram Constituency for the 2016 Kerala Niyamasabha Election.[5]

2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Pathanapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
KC(B) K. B. Ganesh Kumar 74,429 52.39%  3.25
INC P. V. Jagadish Kumar 49,867 35.10%
BJP Raghu Damodharan 11,700 8.24%  3.03
SDPI Faizy M. Pasha 3,843 2.71%
BSP Perinadu Gopalakrishnan 846 0.60%  0.07
NOTA None of the above 454 0.32%
Independent Rekhu P. 366 0.26%
SHS Sudheer M. G. 254 0.18%
Independent Chandrasekhara Pillai M. G. 194 0.14%
Independent Madhu R. 105 0.07%
Margin of victory 24,562 17.29% -
Turnout 1,42,058 74.83%  0.61
KC(B) hold Swing  3.25

Niyamasabha Election 2011Edit

There were 1,72,946 registered voters in the constituency for the 2011 election.[6]

2011 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Pathanapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
KC(B) K. B. Ganesh Kumar 71,421 55.64%
CPI (M) K. Rajagopal 51,019 39.74%
BJP R. Subhash Pattazhy 2,839 2.21%
Independent Aneesh Anthony 1,613 1.26%
BSP Punalur Salim 864 0.67%
Independent N. Sunilkumar 611 0.48%
Margin of victory 20,402 17.29%
Turnout 1,28,367 74.22%
KC(B) hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Assembly Constituencies in Kollam district, Kerala". kollam.gov.in.
  2. ^ "Local Self Governments in Assembly Constituencies of Kollam District". www.ceo.kerala.gov.in.
  3. ^ "Taluks and Villages in the Kollam district". kollam.gov.in.
  4. ^ "Members of Kerala Legislative Assembly: Pathanapuram". www.mapsofindia.com.
  5. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2016, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in.
  6. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2011, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 11 March 2020.