Congress candidates have received seven of the 14 elections held in Quilandy Assembly constituency until date, whereas the CPM has received 4
Quilandy Assembly Election 2021 | Quilandy is an Assembly constituency beneath the Vatakara Lok Sabha constituency. While ‘Koyilandy’ refers back to the municipality or the taluk of the identical title, ‘Quilandy’ is the official title of the Assembly constituency.
The elections in Quilandy are often a contest between the LDF and UDF. Congress candidates have received seven of the 14 elections held within the constituency until date, whereas the CPM has received 4.
Incumbent CPM MLA Okay Dasan is at the moment on his second consecutive time period. He received the 2016 election, defeating his Congress rival with a 13,369-vote margin. Since CPM has a two-term norm for its MLAs, the occasion will take a name on Dasan’s candidacy forward of the upcoming election.
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 towards the ruling LDF. However, repeating an identical feat within the Assembly polls goes to be an uphill activity for the UDF.
The LDF has not solely managed to beat anti-incumbency within the 2020 native physique polls but additionally managed to make inroads into UDF votebanks, notably in Thrissur, Ernakulam, and Kottayam districts.
Quilandy will vote on 6 April, 2021 together with 139 different constituencies within the state.
Past election outcomes and winners
In 2011, CPM’s Okay Dasan had polled 64,374 votes (47.2 % vote share) whereas Congress rival KP Anil Kumar secured 60,235 votes(44.16 %). In the 2016 election, Dasan received with 70,593 votes, whereas Congress’ N Subramanian bought 57,224 votes.
Total electors, voter turnout, inhabitants
Electors: There are 1,98,378 eligible voters in Quilandy, of whom 94,013 are male, 1,04,364 are feminine and one is from the third gender class. The Assembly constituency may have 170 polling stations within the upcoming election.
Voter turnout: The voter turnout within the 2016 Assembly election was 81.21 %, which meant 1.52 lakh voters of the full 1.87 lakh registered electors solid their vote. In 2011, the polling share was 81.63 and 1.35 lakh of 1.65 lakh registered voters exercised their franchise.
Population: Quilandy is made up of Quilandy municipality, and Chemancheri, Chengottukavu, Moodadi, Payyoli and Thikkody panchayats.
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 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 % of the district’s whole inhabitants following the faith.
The state has a tiny inhabitants that 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 in the course of the 2011 Census.
Election date and timing
The Kerala Assembly/Niyama Sabha polls might be held on 6 April, 2021, together with Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The day can even see section three polls in Assam and West Bengal.
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 present Kerala Niyamasabha session will expire on 1 June, 2021.
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