Perambra Assembly Election 2016

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Perambra Assembly constituency is traditionally a stronghold of the Left Democratic Front (LDF). However, in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Congress candidate from the Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency Mullappally Ramachandran had secured a lead over his nearest CPIM s rival A.N. Shamseer in the Perambra Assembly segment. Eight of the ten gram panchayats were won by the LDF in the subsequent local bodies elections. The BJP has some pockets of influence in the constituency.

Perambra Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
T.P.Ramakrishnan CPM Won
Adv.Mohammed Ikbal KEC(M) 68258
Sukumaran Nair BDJS 8561
Razak Paleri WPI 1673
K.P.Gopi SDPI 1036
Muhammad Iqbal Pallath IND 637
Muhammed Iqbal Bappubaith IND 637
M.T.Muhammed Master CPI(ML)R 224

Electoral History and Background

CPI(M)’s K. Kunhahammed is the sitting MLA of Perambra which he won in 2011 by trouncing his nearest Kerala Congress (M) rival Mohammed Ikbal by a margin of 15269 votes. While 70248 votes were polled by K. Kunhahammed, Mohammed Ikbal secured 54979 votes and was followed by BJP’s P.Chandrika who got just 7214 votes.

In 2006 K. Kunhahammed had defeated James Thekkanadan of Kerala Congress (M). CPIM has been winning the seat since 1980.

Perambra assembly constituency is formed by the areas covered by the grama panchayats of Chakkittapara, Arikkulam, Changaroth, Keezhariyur, Cheruvannur, Koothali, Nochad, Meppayur, Thurayur and Perambra.

Located in the Kozhikode district, Perambra Assembly constituency is inhabited by a sizable number of settler-farmers.

Perambra is one of the seven assembly segments falling under the Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency. Thalassery, Kuthuparamba, Vadakara Kuttiadi, Nadapuram and Quilandy are the other six constituencies within the Vadakara parliamentary constituency.

In Perambra assembly constituency female voters outnumber males. Out of a total electorate of 175659 who are eligible to exercise their franchise in the constituency, 91439 are females and 84220 are male voters.

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