Peringalam (State Assembly constituency)

Peringalam State assembly constituency was one of the 140 state legislative assembly constituencies in Kerala state in southern India, before the 2008 delimitation of constituencies. It was one of the 7 state legislative assembly constituencies included in the Vatakara Lok Sabha constituency until the 2008 delimitation.[2] The last election to the constituency was conducted in 2006, and the MLA was K. P. Mohanan of JD(S).

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Peringalam
Constituency for the Kerala Niyamasabha
Existence1965 - 2011 (now defunct)
ReservationNone
Electorate1,48,842 (2006)[1]
DistrictKannur
Local Self Governed Segments

After the delimitation in 2008, Kariyad, Kunnothuparamba, Mokeri, Panoor, Pattiom, Peringalam, and Thrippangottur Gram Panchayats became a part of the Kuthuparamba (State Assembly constituency), whereas Chokli and Panniyannur was added to the Thalassery (State Assembly constituency).[3]

Local self governed segmentsEdit

Peringalam Niyamasabha constituency was composed of the following local self governed segments:[2][3]

Sl no. Name Status (Grama panchayat/Municipality) Taluk Now part of
1 Kariyad Grama panchayat Thalassery Kuthuparamba constituency
2 Kunnothuparamba Grama panchayat Thalassery Kuthuparamba constituency
3 Mokeri Grama Panchayat Thalassery Kuthuparamba constituency
4 Panoor Grama panchayat
(Now municipality)
Thalassery Kuthuparamba constituency
5 Pattiom Grama panchayat Thalassery Kuthuparamba constituency
6 Peringalam Grama panchayat Thalassery Kuthuparamba constituency
7 Thrippangottur Grama panchayat Thalassery Kuthuparamba constituency
8 Chokli Grama panchayat Thalassery Thalassery constituency
9 Panniyannur Grama panchayat Thalassery Thalassery constituency

Election historyEdit

Election Votes polled Winner Runner-up 1 Runner-up 2 Margin of victory
Year Name Party Votes Name Party Votes Name Party Votes Votes Percent
Constituency defunct as a result of delimitation (2011)
2006 111366 (74.8%) K. P. Mohanan   JD(S) 57840 51.94% Abdul Khader   IUML 38604 34.66% A. Ashokan   BJP 9381 8.42% 19236 17.27%[1]
2001 111728 (77.3%) K. P. Mohanan   JD(S) 52657 47.14% K. K. Muhammad   IUML 45679 40.89% K. Satyaprakasan Master   BJP 9702 8.69% 6978 6.25%[4]
1996 108621 (71.1%) P. K. Kurup   JD 51921 50.02% K. M. Soopy   IUML 37841 36.45% Panniannur Chandran   BJP 10306 9.93% 14080 13.57%[5]
1991 103745 (73.4%) K. M. Soopy   IUML 49183 48.81% P. R. Kurup   JD 47534 47.17% O. K. Vasu Master   BJP 2186 2.17% 1649 1.64%[6]
1987 91676 (79.4%) P. R. Kurup   JNP 41694 45.77% E. T. Mohammed Basheer   IUML 41338 45.38% Gopalan Parambath   BJP 7658 8.41% 356 0.39%[7]
1985* 91676 (79.4%) E. T. Mohammed Basheer   AIML 42410 P. K. Muhammad   IUML 30668 C. K. Sreenivasan   Ind. 4865 11742 [8]
1982 68444 (72.7%) N. A. Mammoo Haji   AIML 38825 57.25% K. Janardhanan   INC 19973 29.45% Gopalan Parambath   BJP 7914 11.67% 18852 27.80%[9]
1980 71349 (76.9%) A. K. Saseendran   INC (U) 33863 68.32% K. C. Marar   JNP 32159 45.26% Pattiom Sathyan   Ind. 840 1.18% 1704 23.06%[10]
1977 66790 (78.3%) P. R. Kurup   INC 33916 51.49% B. K. Achuthan   BLD 31958 48.51% Only two candidates contested 1958 2.98%[11]
Major delimitation of constituency
1970 60685 (76.3%) K. M. Soopy   ISP 34003 57.09% V. Ashokan   INC 25559 42.91% Only two candidates contested 8444 14.18%[12]
1967 53360 (78.2%) P. R. Kurup   SSP 38701 74.81% N. M. Nambiar   INC 13034 25.19% Only two candidates contested 25667 49.62%[13]
1965 55341 (80.8%) P. R. Kurup   SSP 34580 63.59% N. Madhusoodhanan Nambiar   INC 19797 36.41% Only two candidates contested 14783 27.18%[14]

* Bypoll

Election resultsEdit

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

Niyamasabha Election 2006Edit

There were 1,48,842 registered voters in Peringalam Constituency for the 2006 Kerala Niyamasabha Election.[1]

2006 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Peringalam[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD(S) K. P. Mohanan 57,840 51.94%  4.80
IUML Abdul Khader 38,604 34.66%  6.23
BJP Anilkumar 9,381 8.42%  0.27
Independent Mohanan S/O Pokkan 2,684 2.41% N/A
Independent Mohanan S/O Kumaran 1,082 0.97% N/A
Independent Abdul Khader S/O Moideen Haji 932 0.84% N/A
Independent Abdul Khader Musliyar 843 0.76% N/A
Margin of victory 19,236 17.27%  11.02
Turnout 1,11,366 74.83%  2.46
JD(S) hold Swing  11.02

Niyama Sabha Election 2001Edit

There were 1,44,564 registered voters in Peringalam Constituency for the 2001 Kerala Niyamasabha Election.[4]

2001 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Peringalam[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD(S) K. P. Mohanan 52,657 47.14%  47.14
IUML K. K. Muhammad 45,679 40.89%  4.44
BJP P. Satyaprakashan Master 9,702 8.69%  1.24
Independent Kunhiparambath K. P. Mohanan 1,382 1.24% N/A
Independent Chathoth Muhammad 1,327 1.19% N/A
Independent Kattilparambath K. P. Mohanan 956 0.86% N/A
Margin of victory 6,978 6.25% N/A
Turnout 1,11,728 77.29%
JD(S) gain from JD Swing N/A

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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