CPM chief C Krishnan had received the Payyannur Assembly Election twice successful the 2016 ballot by a margin of over 40,000 votes
Payyannur Assembly Election 2021 | The Payyannur Assembly constituency is a Communist Party of India (Marxist) stronghold within the Kannur district. The constituency has elected CPM leaders repeatedly because the 1965 Assembly election.
The essential opposition within the Assembly constituency is Congress.
The present MLA from Payyannur is CPM chief C Krishnan, who had received the constituency within the 2016 election by a margin of over 40,000 votes receiving 58.02 p.c of the full votes polled. Krishnan had received the seat in 2011 as nicely and can be eyeing a 3rd time period from the constituency.
However, studies have mentioned that the celebration is prone to subject recent faces from the constituency. According to a report in Mathurbhoomi, Krishnan is among the many 20 incumbent MLAs who’re prone to not get an opportunity within the Assembly Election 2021.
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan had contested from the seat in 1996 and received with a margin of over 28,000 votes.
Though the Payannur Assembly constituency falls beneath the Kannur district, it comes beneath the Kasargod Parliamentary constituency. Kalliasseri is one other Assembly constituency from Kannur district which comes beneath the Kasargod Parliamentary constituency.
Past election outcomes and winners
In the 2011 Assembly election, Krishnan had defeated his nearest opponent Advocate Okay Brijesh Kumar of Congress by a margin of 32,124 votes.
Krishan had received the seat for the primary time that yr. Before Krishnan, CPM chief PK Sreemathy also called PK Sreemathy Teacher had received the seat in 2001 defeating Congress’ M Narayanan Kutty and in 2006 by defeating Congress’ Okay Surendran.
Vijayan who had contested from Payyannur and received within the 1996 Assembly Election, had defeated Congress’ KN Kannoth by a margin of over 28,000 votes.
Congress has been making an attempt to wrest the seat from CPM because the 1960s however has not been profitable but.
Total electors, voter turnout, inhabitants
Voter turnout: The voter turnout within the 2016 Payyannur Assembly Election was 81.76 p.c. The constituency had registered a voter turnout of 82.27 p.c within the 2011 Assembly election. In the 2006 Assembly election, the Payannur Assembly constituency had registered a turnout of 76.55 p.c.
The constituency has 180 polling stations as per the latest data from the Kerala Election Commission web site.
Electors: As per the ultimate electoral roll printed on 20 January, 2021, Payyannur Assembly seat has 1,80,460 electors, of whom 85,145 electors are male and 95,313 feminine. There are two transgender voters within the constituency.
As per the most recent voters information, Kannur district (contains Payyannur, Kalliasseri, Taliaparamba, Irikkur, Azhikode, Kannur, Dharmadam, Mattannur, Thalassery, Peravoor, Kuthuparamba Assembly segments) has 20,13,846 electors of whom, 9,48,583 are male and 10,65,248 feminine. There are 15 third gender voters registered within the district.
As per the 2005 delimitation train, of the full 11 Assembly segments in Kannur district, two — Payyannur and Kalliasseri — fall throughout the Kasargod Parliamentary constituency together with Kasargod, Udma, Kanhangad, Trikaripur and Manjeshwar Assembly segments of Kasargod district.
Seven Assembly segments — Taliparamba, Irikkur, Azhikode, Kannur, Dharmadam, Mattannur and Peravoor — kind the Kannur Parliamentary constituency, whereas two Assembly segments from the district — Thalassery and Kuthuparamba — kind a part of the Vadakara Parliamentary constituency together with Vadakara, Kuttiadi, Nadapuram, Quilandy and Perambra Assembly segments of Kozhikkode district.
According to the Election Commission of India, general 2,67,31,509 electors will train their franchise within the upcoming Assembly elections, of whom 1,29,52,025 are male, 1,37,79,263 feminine and 221 third gender voters.
Of the full registered voters, 90,709 are abroad voters, who will vote through postal ballots within the 2021 state Assembly polls. The majority of the abroad voters are male (84,860 ), adopted by ladies (5,838) and 11 third gender voters.
Population: As per the 2005 delimitation train, Payyannur Assembly constituency contains Payyannur Municipality and Cherupuzha, Eramamkuttoor, Kankole–Alapadamba, Karivellur Peralam, Peringome Vayakkara, and Ramanthali Panchayats in Taliparamba Taluk.
As per Census 2011, of Kerala’s 3.34 crore inhabitants, 54.73 p.c are followers of Hinduism, adopted by 26.56 p.c followers of Islam and 18.38 p.c Christians. Hinduism is the foremost faith in 13 of the state’s 14 districts.
Malappuram is the one district in Kerala the place Islam is the foremost faith with 70.24 p.c of the district’s whole inhabitants following the faith.
The state has a tiny inhabitants that follows Jainism (0.01 p.c), Sikhism (0.01 p.c), Buddhism (0.01 p.c) and 0.02 p.c (different religions). Nearly 0.26 p.c within the state did not state their faith through the 2011 Census.
Election date and timing
The Kerala Assembly/Niyama Sabha polls is prone 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.
Political alliances and Kerala
Elections in Kerala have historically been a contest between the UDF and the LDF with energy swinging between the 2 teams.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the Congress-led UDF had received 19 out of the state’s 20 Lok Sabha seats banking on incumbency in opposition to the ruling LDF. However, repeating an analogous feat within the Assembly polls goes to be an uphill process for the UDF.
The LDF has not solely managed to beat anti-incumbency within the 2020 native physique polls but in addition managed to make inroads into UDF votebanks, significantly in Thrissur, Ernakulam, and Kottayam districts.
The NDA, which is rising as a 3rd entrance in Kerala, can be hoping to extend its tally within the Assembly polls. However, provided that the BJP-led NDA did not meet the expectations within the 2020 native physique polls regardless of making beneficial properties, its skill to influence both the UDF’s or LDF’s prospects within the Assembly election stays unclear.
Of the seven Assembly segments which can be a part of the Kasaragod Parliamentary constituency, 5 are with the CPM-led LDF (4 with CPM, and one with CPI) whereas IUML, a constituent of the Congress-led UDF, is the second-largest celebration, successful the remaining two seats (Kasaragod and Manjeshwaram) within the final Assembly polls.
BJP did not win any of the seven Assembly segments which can be a part of the Kasaragod Parliamentary constituency in 2016.
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