About Chittur Assembly Constituency
Chittur is constituency No. 58 of Kerala legislative assembly. It is situated in Palakkad district and comes under the Alathur Lok Sabha constituency. It is an open constituency. The corresponding Alathur Lok Sabha constituency is reserved for scheduled castes. According to the Election Commission of India, Chittur has 1,67,800 registered voters. It comprises 82,815 male and 84,985 female registered voters.
In the 2011 assembly elections, this seat was won by INC candidate K. Achuthan. Achuthan got 69,916 votes and beat his nearest contender by a margin of 12,330 votes. With 57,586 votes, CPI(M) candidate S. Subhash Chandrabose was the runner-up. The voter turnout was 81.18 %.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Chittur Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Chittur assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|1957||77||Chittur||(SC)||Balachandra Menon P.||M||CPI||23995||Eacharan K.||M||INC||22062|
|1960||77||Chittur||GEN||P. Balachandra Menon||M||CPI||48241||Narayanan Thandan||M||CPI||48156|
|1965||45||Chittur||GEN||K. A. Sivarama Bharathy||M||SSP||24630||Leela Damodara Menon ||F||INC||17100|
|1967||45||Chittur||GEN||K.A.S.Bharathy||M||SSP||23985||A.S.Sahib ||M||INC ||17174|
|1970||45||Chittur||GEN||K. A. Sivaama Bharrathy||M||SOP||24579||Sunna Sahib||M||NCO ||13152|
|1977||50||Chittur||GEN||P. Sankar ||M||CPI||28698||K. A. Sivarama Bharathy||M||BLD||21121|
|1980||50||Chittur||GEN||K. Krishnankutty ||M||JNP||23882||P. Sankar||M||CPI||23578|
|1982||50||Chittur||GEN||K. Krishnankutty||M||JNP||37527||Mullappally Ramachandran ||M||INC ||31884|
|1987||50||Chittur||GEN||K.A. Chandran||M||INC||49112||K. Krishnamurty||M||JNP||40875|
|1991||50||Chittur||GEN||K. Krishnankutty||M||JD||47281||K.A. Chandran||M||INC ||44170|
|1996||50||Chittur||GEN||Achuthan,K. ||M||INC||47894||K.Krishnan Kutty||M||JD||47458|
|2001||50||Chittur||GEN||K.Achuthan Chalakalam ||M||INC||59512||K.Krishnankutty Ezhuthanikalam||M||JD(S)||45703|
|2006||50||Chittur||GEN||K Achuthan ||M||INC||55352||Ezhuthani K. Krishnankutty||M||JD(S)||53340|
|2011||58||Chittur||GEN||K.Achuthan||M||INC||69916||S. Subhash Chandrabose||M||CPM||57586|
Last Updated on March 30, 2020