The BJP, which has been making an attempt to wrest management of the seat for many years is more likely to up the ante within the 2021 Assembly election
Manjeshwaram Assembly Election 2021 | Manjeshwaram or Manjeshwar is an Assembly constituency within the Kasaragod district of Kerala. It falls underneath the Kasaragod Parliamentary constituency.
The present MLA is MC Karimuddin of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), a constituent of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF). The IUML chief had gained the seat within the 2019 bypoll.
However, Karimuddin was arrested in November 2020 in a gold dishonest case.
Manjeshwaram is a UDF stronghold with IUML successful the seat 5 instances within the final six elections, besides in 2006 election when CPM had gained the seat. The BJP, which has been making an attempt to wrest management of the seat for many years, however has been unsuccessful, rising as a runner-up 12 months after 12 months. The saffron get together is more likely to up the ante within the 2021 Assembly election.
Of the seven Assembly segments which can be a part of the Kasargod Parliamentary constituency, 5 are with the CPM-led LDF whereas Congress-led UDF has two seats.
Elections in Kerala have historically been a contest between the UDF and the LDF with energy swinging between the 2 teams.
The NDA, which is rising as a 3rd entrance in Kerala, will likely be hoping to extend its tally within the Assembly polls.
Past election outcomes and winners
IUML, which is a part of the UDF, had gained the Manjeshwaram seat in 2016 Assembly polls. However, sitting MLA PB Abdul Razak died of a coronary heart assault in October 2018 necessitating a bypoll for the Assembly constituency. IUML retained the seat within the 2019 bypoll with get together chief MC Kamaruddin successful by a margin of seven,923 votes.
In the 2016 Kerala Assembly election, Razak had gained the Manjeswaram seat as a part of the the UDF alliance.
He had acquired 56,870 votes.
He defeated his nearest opponent Ok Surendran, who can be the Kerala BJP chief, by a skinny margin of 89 votes. BJP had contested within the election as a part of NDA.
In the 2011 election, IUML’s Razak of UDF, receiving 49,817 votes, defeated BJP’s Surendran, who received 43,989 votes. In 2006, CPM’s CH Kunhambu wrested the seat from the IUML. Kunhambu had defeated BJP’s M Narayana Bhat by over 4,800 votes.
Total electors, voter turnout, inhabitants
As per the 2005 delimitation train, Manjeshwaram or Manjeshwar Assembly constituency consists of Enmakaje, Kumbla, Mangalpady, Manjeshwar, Meenja, Paivalike, Puthige and Vorkady panchayats in Kasaragod Taluk.
The voter turnout in 2016 Manjeshwaram Assembly election was 76.33 %. Manjeshwaram has 205 polling stations.
As per the elecotrate data for 2020, Kasaragod district has 1,016,193 voters of whom, 4,97,130 are male and 5,19,062 feminine. There is just one transgender voter registered within the district.
According to the Election Commission of India, Kerala has 2,62,57,121 electors, of whom 1,26,16,789 are male, 1,34,95,097 feminine and 149 third gender voters. The state additionally has 89,213 abroad voters, who will likely be allowed to vote through postal ballots not too long ago cleared by the Election Commission.
The 2021 Kerala Assembly election is the primary time abroad electors from the state will be capable of solid their ballots from overseas. Majority of the abroad voters are male (83,624), adopted by ladies (5,577) and 12 third gender voters. There are a complete of 55,873 service voters, of whom 53,428 are male and a pair of,445 feminine.
Population: As per Census 2011, of Kerala’s 3.34 crore inhabitants, 54.73 % are followers of Hinduism, adopted by 26.56 % followers of Islam and 18.38 % Christians. Hinduism is the main faith in 13 of the state’s 14 districts.
Malappuram is the one district in Kerala the place Islam is the main faith with 70.24 % of the district’s whole inhabitants following the faith.
The state has a tiny inhabitants which follows Jainism (0.01 %), Sikhism (0.01 %), Buddhism (0.01 %) and 0.02 % (different religions). Nearly 0.26 % within the state did not state their faith through the 2011 Census.
Election date and timing
The Kerala Assembly/Niyama Sabha polls is more likely to be held in April-May 2021 together with Assam, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry.
The Kerala Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) has a complete variety of 140 seats, of which, 14 seats are reserved for the Scheduled Castes and two seats are reserved for the Scheduled Tribes.
The outgoing Assembly has eight feminine MLAs and relaxation 132 are male MLAs. The incumbent Kerala Niyamasabha will expire on 1 June, 2021.
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