About Palakkad Assembly Constituency
Palakkad is constituency No. 56 of Kerala legislative assembly. It is situated in Palakkad district and comes under the Lok Sabha constituency that goes by the same name. Palakkad is an unreserved constituency.
According to the Election Commission of India, this constituency has 1,54,374 registered voters. It comprises 75,498 male and 78,876 female registered voters.
In the 2011 assembly elections, INC candidate Shafi Parambil won this seat by a narrow margin of 7,403 votes. Shafi secured 47,641 votes. K.K. Divakaran of CPI(M) was the nearest contender with 40,238 votes. The voter turnout was 72.80 %.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Palakkad Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Palakkad assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2011||56||Palakkad||GEN||Shafi Parambil||M||INC||47641||K. K. Divakaran||M||CPM||40238|
|2016||56||Palakkad||GEN||Shafi Parambil||M||INC||57559||Shobha Surendran||F||BJP||40076|
|2021||56||Palakkad||GEN||Shafi Parambil||M||INC||54079||E. Shreedharan||M||BJP||50220|
Last Updated on July 29, 2021