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Azhikode (Kerala) Assembly Constituency Elections 2018

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The Kerala HC on 9/11/2018 disqualified IUML leader KM Shaji as MLA of Azhikode. The verdict was given following the petition by journalist and independent candidate (backed by LDF) MV Nikesh Kumar who had contested and lost from the Azhikode seat in May, 2016. In his petition Nikesh Kumar alleged that Shaji had made communal remarks during the run up to the polls in 2016.


Winner and Runnerup Candidate in Azhikode assembly constituency


The table below shows the Winner and Runnerup candidate form the Azhikode Assembly Constituency. The party symbol is also shown along.

Winner Candidate -
K M Shaji (won by: 2287 )
Political Party -
IUML

Azhikode Election Results 2016

Table showing the winning and the runner-up Candidate of the 2016 Vidhan Sabha Election in Azhikode Assembly

YearPartySymbolstatusCandidate Namevotes
2016 CPM RunnerUpM V Nikesh Kumar 60795
2016 IUML WinnerK M Shaji 63082

List of candidates for Azhikode Constituency 2016

The table below shows the contesting candidates of BSP, BJP, CPI(M), Congress, CPI, IUML, Independent etc. from the Azhikode Assembly Constituency in the Kerala Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Elections 2016.

Azhikode , Constituency No -(10)
Election Date05/16/16 
Result Date05/19/16 
Election Symbol Political PartyCandidate Name
BJPBJPA V Kesavan
CPM CPM M V Nikesh Kumar
INDINDPrasad V P
INDINDP K Ragesh
INDINDShaji K M, Tholambra
INDINDK M Shaji, Mamba
SUCI(C)SUCI(C)Adv. P C Vivek
IUML  IUML K M Shaji
SDPISDPIK K Abdul Jabbar
WPIWPIM Joseph John

About Azhikode Assembly Constituency

Azhikode is constituency No. 10 of Kerala legislative assembly. This unreserved constituency is situated in Thrissur district and comes under the Kannur Lok Sabha constituency.

According to the Election Commission of India, Azhikode has 1,47,782 registered voters. It comprises 64,760 male and 83,022 female registered voters.

In the 2011 assembly elections, the Muslim League won this seat by a margin of just 493 votes. K.M. Shaji, the winning candidate, got 55,077 votes. The nearest contender was CPI(M) candidate M. Prakashan Master with 54,584 votes. The voter turnout was 82.45 %.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Azhikode Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Azhikode assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVotesRunner UpGenderPartyVotes
19779AzhikodeGENChatayan Govindan MCPM32548C. C. Abdul HalimMMUL26712
19809AzhikodeGENP. Devooty FCPM38985T. V. NarayananMINC(I)24502
19829AzhikodeGENP. DevoottyFCPM36845P. Narayanan MIND26389
19879AzhikodeGENM. V. RaghavanMIND41629E. P. JayarajanMCPM40240
19919AzhikodeGENE.P. JayarajanMCPM51466C.P. MoosankuttyMCPM(K)43757
19969AzhikodeGENT.K.Balan MCPM52240T.P.HareendranMCMPKSC37734
20019AzhikodeGENT.K.Balan MCPM56573C.A. AjeerMCMPKSC46777
2005By PollsAzhikodeGENM Prakashan Master MCPI(M) 62898C.A.Ajeer MCMP 36522
20069AzhikodeGENM Prakasan Master MCPI(M)62768K K NanuMCMPKSC33300
201110AzhikodeGENK.M.ShajiMMUL55077M.Prakashan MasterMCPM54584

Last Updated on May 13, 2016



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