Thodupuzha (State Assembly constituency)

Thodupuzha State assembly constituency 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 Idukki Lok Sabha constituency.

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Thodupuzha
Constituency for the Kerala Niyamasabha
Thodupuzha Civil Station.jpg
Thodupuzha Civil Station
Existence1957 - present
ReservationNone
Electorate1,95,987 (2016)
Current MLAP.J Joseph
PartyKerala Congress
Political FrontUDF
Elected Year2021
DistrictIdukki
Local Self Governed Segments

Local self governed segmentsEdit

Thodupuzha Niyamasabha constituency is composed of the following local self-governed segments:[1]

Sl no. Name Status (Grama panchayat/Municipality) Taluk
1 Thodupuzha Municipality Thodupuzha
2 Edavetty Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
3 Karimannoor Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
4 Karimkunnam Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
5 Kodikulam Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
6 Kumaramangalam Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
7 Manakkad Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
8 Muttom Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
9 Purapuzha Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
10 Udumbannoor Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
11 Vannappuram Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
12 Velliyamattom Grama panchayat Thodupuzha
13 Alacode Grama panchayat Thodupuzha and Idukki

Members of Legislative AssemblyEdit

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

Key

 INC   Independent   KC(M)   KC(J)  

Election Niyama

Sabha

Member Party Tenure
1957 1st C. A. Mathew(Mathew Choorapuzha) INC 1957 – 1960
1960 2nd 1960 – 1965
1967 3rd K. C. Zacharia Ind. 1967 – 1970
1970 4th P. J. Joseph KEC 1970 – 1977
1977 5th 1977 – 1980
1980 6th KC(J) 1980 – 1982
1982 7th 1982 – 1987
1987 8th 1987 – 1991
1991 9th P. T. Thomas INC 1991 – 1996
1996 10th P. J. Joseph KC(J) 1996 – 2001
2001 11th P. T. Thomas INC 2001 – 2006
2006 12th P. J. Joseph KC(J) 2006 – 2011
2011 13th KC(M) 2011 – 2016
2016 14th 2016 – 2021
2021 15th P.J Joseph KEC 2021-Present

Election resultsEdit

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

Niyamasabha Election 2016Edit

There were 1,95,987 registered voters in the constituency for the 2016 Kerala Niyamasabha Election.[2]

2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Thodupuzha
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
KC(M) P. J. Joseph 76,177 54.08  2.16
Independent Roy Varicattu 30,977 21.08
BDJS S. Praveen 28,845 20.37
SDPI Roy Arackal 1,294 0.91  3.31
NOTA None of the above 1,219 0.86 -
SUCI(C) Nisha Jimmy 811 0.57  0.38
PDP Najeeb Kalarickal 710 0.50 -
BSP P. J. Ambily 440 0.31  0.15
Independent Santhosh P. K. 292 0.21 -
Independent K. M. Veenas 228 0.16 -
Independent Pareeth 194 0.14 -
Margin of victory 45,587 32.20  1.12
Turnout 1,41,574 72.24  0.29
KC(M) hold Swing  2.16

Niyamasabha Election 2011Edit

There were 1,77,529 registered voters in the constituency for the 2011 election.[3]

2011 Kerala Legislative Assembly election : Thodupuzha
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
KC(M) P. J. Joseph 66,325 51.92
Independent Joseph Augustine 43,457 34.02
BJP P. M. Velayudhan 10,049 7.87
SDPI M. A. Najeeb 5,386 4.22
BSP Binu Sebastian 677 0.53 -
Independent C. R. Dileep Kumar 655 0.51 -
Independent T. S. Sreenivasan 482 0.38 -
Independent Joman John 282 0.22 -
SUCI(C) Siby C. Mathew 246 0.19
KJ Shibu Mon 179 0.14 -
Margin of victory 22,868 17.90
Turnout 1,27,738 71.95
KC(M) hold Swing

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Assembly constituencies in Idukki district, Kerala". www.ceo.kerala.gov.in.
  2. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2016, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in.
  3. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha Election Results 2011, Election commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 11 March 2020.