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Kerala Assembly Results 2016: As it happened

Kerala voted for change with United Democratic Front, which had been in power for the last 5 years, being routed by the Left Democratic Front. Buoyed by LDF's massive win in the Kerala Assembly polls, senior leaders of the CPI(M)-led alliance said the people of the state gave a verdict against corruption under Congress-led UDF rule and "communal politics" practised by BJP-led NDA. The Kerala Elections 2016 Results is being announced by the Election Commission of India. Below are the Kerala election live results.

 

 

Kerala Assembly Results 2016: As it happened
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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala voted for change with United Democratic Front, which had been in power for the last 5 years, being routed by the Left Democratic Front. Buoyed by LDF's massive win in the Kerala Assembly polls, senior leaders of the CPI(M)-led alliance said the people of the state gave a verdict against corruption under Congress-led UDF rule and "communal politics" practised by BJP-led NDA. The Kerala Elections 2016 Results is being announced by the Election Commission of India. Below are the Kerala election live results.

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19 May 2016
22:06 PM

Here's the final tally of 140 seats: 

Bharatiya Janata Party 1 
Communist Party of India 19
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 58
Indian National Congress 22
Nationalist Congress Party 2
Indian Union Muslim League 18
Janata Dal (Secular) 3
Kerala Congress (M) 6
Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee 1
Congress (Secular) 1
Kerala Congress (Jacob) 1
Kerala Congress (B) 1
National Secular Conference 1
Independent 6

20:07 PM

CPM's Pinarayi Vijayan met party worker who got injured during bomb explosion in LDF victory rally in Kannur.

20:06 PM

 Meanwhile, denouncing the attacks, CPI-M has accused the RSS of  'murderous attacks'.
 

20:01 PM

One person got killed and five others injured when bombs were hurled at a Left Democratic Front (LDF) victory rally in Dharmadam, which elected Marxist leader Pinarayi Vijayan to the state assembly.

 

 

19:04 PM

 CPI-M leader Prakash Karat has said the party would name its chief minister on Friday.

"The state secretariat and state committee will meet in Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow to elect a leader," he was quoted as saying by IANS.

17:56 PM

GS Jayalal of Communist Party of India​ has defeated BB Gopakumar of BJP in Chathannur by 34407 votes margin.

N Vijayan Pillai of Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee​ has defeated Shibu Babyjohn by 6189 votes margin.

UR Pradeep of  Communist Party of India (Marxist)​ has defeated Thulasi of Congress by 10200 votes margin.

Adv. KK Ramachandran Nair of Communist Party of India (Marxist)​ has defeated PC Vishnunath of Congress by 7983 votes margin.

P Thilothaman of Communist Party of India​ has defeated Adv S Sarath of Congress by 7196 votes margin.

17:43 PM

Adv B Satyan of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has defeated K Chandrababu of Revolutionary Socialist Party in Attingal by 40383 votes margin.

KM Shaji of Indian Union Muslim League has defeated MV Nikesh Kumar of Communist Party of India (Marxist)​ in Azhikode by 2287 votes margin.

Purushuan Kadalundi of Communist Party of India (Marxist)​ has defeated UC Raman Padanilam (Independent) in Balusseri by 15464 votes margin.

Retnakaran of Communist Party of India​ has defeated Hassan MM of Congress in Chadyamangalam by 21928 votes margin.

BD Devassy of Communist Party of India (Marxist)​ has defeated TU Radhakrishnan of Congress in Chalakkudy by 26648 votes margin.

17:32 PM

One CPI (M) worker dead after a bomb was hurled during LDF's victory rally in Pinarayi, Kannur district of Kerala

17:19 PM

Dr TM Thomas Issac of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has defeated Congress candidate Adv. Laly Vincent in Alappuzha by 31032 votes margin.

Anwar Sadath of Congress has defeated Adv V Saleem of Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Aluva by 18835 votes margin.

G. Sudhakaran of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has defeated Shaik P Harriz of Janata Dal (United) in Balapuzha by 22621 votes margin.

Roji M John of Congress has defeated Benny Moonjely of Janata Dal (Secular)​ in Angamaly by 9186 votes margin.

KS Sabarinadhan of Congress has defeated Adv AA Rasheed of  Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Aruvikkara by 21314 votes margin.

 

17:16 PM

Chittayam Gopakumar of Communist Party of India has defeated KK Shaju of Congress by 25460 votes.

16:16 PM

EC declares results of 127 Kerala Assembly seats: 

Communist Party of India wins 16, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 54, Indian National Congress 18, Nationalist Congress Party 2, Indian Union Muslim League 17, Kerala Congress (M) 6, Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee 1, Kerala Congress (Jacob) 1, Kerala Congress (B) 1, Congress (Secular) 1, Janata Dal (Secular) 3, National Secular Conference 1 and Independent 6. 

15:33 PM

CPI-M leader Prakash Karat says the CPI-M would name its chief minister on Friday. 

"The state secretariat and state committee will meet in Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow to elect a leader," he said.

14:40 PM

EC declares results of 114 Kerala Assembly seats: 

Communist Party of India wins 15, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 51, Indian National Congress 17, Nationalist Congress Party 2, Indian Union Muslim League 12, Kerala Congress (M) 5, Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee 1, Kerala Congress (Jacob) 1, Kerala Congress (B) 1, Congress (Secular) 1, Janata Dal (Secular) 2, National Secular Conference 1 and Independent 5. 

14:34 PM

BJP president Amit Shah says, unmatched efforts and sacrifice of party workers in Kerala, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu has established a strong party base in the respective states.

14:34 PM

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy declared elected from Puthuppally in Kottayam district defeating nearest rival Jaick C Thomas of CPI(M) by 27,092 votes.

14:32 PM

With the LDF heading for a victory in the Kerala Assembly polls, the focus of CPI (M) is now on who in the party will head the government. Probable candidates for the top slot are party stalwart VS Achuthanandan and politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan.

13:54 PM

 Four ministers in the Oommen Chandy cabinet as well as the speaker and deputy speaker bit the dust as the Left Democratic Front swept the Kerala elections. The ministers who lost are Shibhu Baby John (labour), PK Jayalekshmi (scheduled tribes welfare), K Babu (ports and excise), and KP Mohanan (agriculture). 

13:41 PM

Kerala Elections 2016 Results:

AK Saseendran (NCP-LDF) wins by 29,057 votes against P Krishnachand (JDU-UDF) in Elathur.

VKC Mammed Koya (CPM-IND-LDF) defeats Adam Mulsi of Congress by 14,363 votes in Beypore.

Karat Razack (CPI(M)-Ind LDF) defeats MA Razack Master (IUML-UDF) by 573 votes in Koduvally.

George M Thomas of CPI(M) defeats Ummer Master (IUML) by a margin of 3,008 votes in Thiruvambady constituency.

M Ummer (IUML-UDF) defeats K Mohandas (CPI-M) by a margin of 19,616 votes in Manjeri constituency.

JNU student leader and CPI(M)candidate Muhammed Muhassin defeats sitting MLA CP Muhammed (Congress by a margin of 7,404 votes in Pattambi.

V Unni (CPI-M) defeats Congress leader Shanimol Osman by a margin of 16,888 votes in Ottapalam.

Sitting MLA AV Vijayadas (CPI-M) defeats Congress leader Pandalam Sudhakaran (Cong-UDF) in Kongad constituency.

M Shasuddin (IUML-UDF) defeats KP Suresh Raj of CPI(M) by 12,325 votes in Mannarkadu.

Sitting MLA Shafi Parambil (Congress) defeats Shobha Surendran of BJP by 17,483 votes in Palakaad constituency.

KD Prasenan (CPI-M) defeats Kusala Kumar (Kc-M-UDF) by a margin of 36,606 votes in Alathur constituency.

UR Pradeep (CPI-M) defeats Rosy Peter (Congress) by a margin of 10,200 votes in Chelakara.

KC Moideen (CPI-M) defeats C P John (CMP-UDF) by a margin of 7,782 votes in Kunnamkulam.

Sitting MLA KV Abdul Khader (CPI-M) defeats V M Sadiqali (IUML-UDF) by 5,098 votes in Guruvayur.

Murali Perunelly (CPI-M) defeats AbduRahaman kutty (Congress) by 19,325 votes in Manalur constituency.

K Rajan of (CPI) defeats sitting MLA AP Vincent (Congress) by 13,248 votes in Ollur constituency.

Sitting MLA VS Sunil Kumar (CPI-M) defeats Padmaja Venugaopal (Cong-UDF) by a margin of 6,987 votes in Thrissur.

Sitting MLA Geetha Gopi (CPI) defeats KV Dasan (Congress) by a margin of 26,777 votes in Natikka.

ET Taison master (CPI) defeats MT Muhammed Nahas (RSP-UDF)in Kaipammangalam.

C Raveendranath (CPI-M) defeating Sundaran Kunnathully (Congress) by 38,478 votes in Pudukkad. 

13:41 PM

Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala (Congress) wins from Haripad by a margin of 18,621 votes defeating P Prasad of CPI. 

13:35 PM

EC declares results of 81 Assembly seats: 

Communist Party of India wins 14, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 35, Indian National Congress 12, Nationalist Congress Party 2, Indian Union Muslim League 8, Kerala Congress (M) 4, Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee 1, Kerala Congress (Jacob) 1, Kerala Congress (B) 1, Independent 3

13:19 PM

PM Narendra Moid speaks to CPI (M) veteranV S Achuthanandan and wished him for LDF's victory in Kerala elections.

13:18 PM

Kerala Election Results: Left Democratic Front wins 74 Assembly seats, United Democratic Front manages to bag 41.

13:02 PM

Oommen Chandy accepts defeat, says, "As the chairman of UDF front, I take the responsibility."

"UDF accepts people's verdict...this loss was unexpected. We will assess results and discuss all aspects," Chandy said.

12:48 PM

EC declares results of 60 Assembly seats: 

Communist Party of India wins 8, Communist Party of India (Marxist) 25, Indian National Congress 10, Nationalist Congress Party 2, Indian Union Muslim League 4, Kerala Congress (M) 3, Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee 1, Kerala Congress (Jacob) 1, Kerala Congress (B) 1, Independent 3

12:43 PM

Expressing his views on Kerala Assembly Election Results, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says, "It is disappointing, we will be a constructive opposition."

12:42 PM

Kerala Elections 2016 Results: LDF wins 29 Assembly seats, UDF bags 15

12:36 PM

UDF candidate K Muraleedharan wins from Vattiyoorkavu

12:22 PM

EC declares results of 28 Assembly seats in Kerala

Communist Party of India (Marxist) wins 11, Communist Party of India 7, Indian National Congress 3, Nationalist Congress Party 2, Indian Union Muslim League 2, Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee 1, Kerala Congress (B) 1, Independent 1

12:06 PM

Labour minister Shibu Baby John (RSP-UDF) defeated by N Vijay Pillai (CMP-LDF) by a margin of 6,189 votes in Chavara in Kollam.

11:31 AM

Kerala election live results: LDF wins 18 Assembly seats.

CPI(M)-13, CPI-3, NCP-1, KCB-1 

UDF wins 7; Congress - 4, IUML - 2, Kerala Congress(M) -1

11:31 AM

BJP leader and cricketer-turned politician S Sreesanth loses from Thiruvananthapuram.

11:06 AM

CPI (M) wins 4 Assembly seat, CPI 1, Congress bags 2, Indian Union Muslim League​ (IUML) 2 and Nationalist Congress Party​ (NCP) 1.

10:59 AM

Communist Party of India wins 1 assembly seat in Kerala.

10:53 AM

BJP creates history in Kerala, O Rajagopal wins from Nemom constituency.

10:50 AM

LDF candidate Kadakampally Surendran wins Kazhakoottam constituency in Thiruvananthapuram district by a margin of 7347 votes against his nearest rival V Muraleedharan of BJP.

10:49 AM

Communist Party of India (Marxist) wins three Assembly seats.

10:46 AM

Kerala election updates: Congress leader PT Thomas wins in Thrikkakkara

10:16 AM

First Kerala Election 2016 results out; CPI(M) leader Veena George wins from Aranmula constituency.

10:16 AM

Kerala election live results: CPI (M) stalwart VS Achuthanandan leads by 8000+ votes in Malampuzha assembly constituency.

10:08 AM

Commenting on the early trends, Congress leader PC Chacko says, it looks like will have to concede defeat in Kerala. He said if UDF loses, responsibility will be fixed.

09:47 AM

Kerala election results live updates: BJP leads in Nemom, Manjeswaram, Palakkad and Kasargod.

09:41 AM

Kerala Assembly Elections 2016 Live Updates: At 9: 45 am, Bharatiya Janata Party leading in 2, Communist Party of India in 15 Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 34, Indian National Congress 22, Nationalist Congress Party 2, Indian Union Muslim League 13, Janata Dal (Secular) 1, Kerala Congress (M) 6, Communist Marxist Party Kerala State Committee 1, Kerala Congress (B) 1, Independent 4

09:40 AM

Kerala election results live: LDF way ahead in in 89 seats, UDF 47 and BJP 3.

09:28 AM

Kerala Elections 2016 Results: NDA's Ravisha Thantri Kuntar leading from Kasargod seat by 4517 votes

09:26 AM

The way Left Democratic Front is surging ahead, it seems the Left will win the Kerala Assembly Election 2016.

09:10 AM

Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan leading from Dharmadom by 11688 votes.

09:00 AM

Kerala Elections 2016: Veteran CPI(M) leader VS Achutannadan leading from Malampuzha.

08:58 AM

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy leading from Puthupally constituency by 2019 votes.

08:54 AM

Kerala Assembly Elections 2016 Live Updates: Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Communist Party of India are leading in 11 and 3 seats respectively.

Indian National Congress is leading in 6, Nationalist Congress Party in 1 and Janata Dal (Secular) also leading in 1.

08:53 AM

Kerala BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan trailing from Vattiyoorkavu

08:49 AM

According to Election Commission of Indian Union Muslim League is leading in One seat.

08:47 AM

Kerala Elections 2016 - 8:50 am trends say LDF leading in 58 seats UDF 51 and BJP 3.

08:44 AM

CPI(M) leader Veena George leads from Aranmula constituency.

08:38 AM

8:45 am trends: LDF leading in 22 seats, UDF 23 and NDA opens it account with a lead in Kottayam.

08:33 AM

Kerala election latest news: Karingozhakkal Mani Mani (KM Mani) leading from Pala constituency.

08:31 AM

CM Oommen Chandy is leading from Puthuppally.

08:30 AM

Trends at 8:30 am say that Kerala Excise Minister and UDF leader K Babu is trailing in Tripunithura

08:28 AM

Kerala election live news: Trends indicate LDF leading in 53, UDF 33, BJP 1 and Others 0

08:23 AM

Kerala election results live: Actor and former minister Ganesh Kumar (LDF) leading by 70 votes (postal ballots) in Pathanapuram constituency in Kollam.

08:21 AM

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Thomas Isaac leads from Alleppey.

08:19 AM

Trends at 8:20 am indicate UDF leading in 7 seats, LDF 16, BJP 1

08:12 AM

Kerala election live results: Bharatiya Janata Party leads in one seat. BJP leader O Rajagopal leads from Nemom.

08:11 AM

Postal votes: United Democratic Front (UDF) leading in 29, LDF 41, BJPled NDA 0 and Others 0

08:09 AM

Ahead of the Kerala Assembly Election verdict, CM Oommen Chandy prays at St John's Church in Thiruvananthapuram.

08:09 AM

Left Democratic Front (LDF) leader Ganesh Kumar leading 

07:57 AM

Counting of votes begins in Kerala. Postal ballots to be opened first.

07:55 AM

Ahead of counting of votes CPI(M) leaders Pinarayi and MV Jayarajan visit EK Nayanar's tomb at Payyambalam in Kannur to pay tributes.

07:44 AM

The Exit polls have predicted that the CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) will wrest power from Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) maintaining the trend of change in every election.

A voter turnout of an estimated 77.35 percent was recorded for the Kerala Legislative Assembly Election 2016 that passed off peacefully amid tight security.

A total of 1,203 contestants, including 109 women, are vying for 140 seats of Kerala's 14th assembly.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hoping to enter the Kerala assembly for the first time. Incidentally, former defence minister AK Antony, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury, have all said that the BJP will not open its account in the state.

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday completed 1,827 days in office -- a record for a five-year term in the state. His predecessor and Marxist leader VS Achuthanandan was chief minister for 1,822 days. At least four chief ministers have occupied the office for more than 1,827 days over more than one five-year term: C Achutha Menon, K Karunakaran, AK Antony and EK Nayanar.

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