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Punalur (Kerala) Assembly Constituency Elections


About Punalur Assembly Constituency

Punalur is constituency No. 121 of Kerala legislative assembly. It is situated in Kollam district and comes under the Kollam Lok Sabha constituency. It is an open constituency. According to the Election Commission of India, Punalur assembly seat has 1,89,994 registered voters. It includes 89,953 male and 1,00,041 female registered voters. The CPI won this seat in the 2011 assembly elections. K. Raju, the winning CPI candidate, secured 72,648 votes. Congress candidate Johnson Abraham was the nearest contender with 54,643 votes. The winning margin was 18,005. The voter turnout was 70.14 %.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Punalur Assembly Constituency

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

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVotesRunner UpGenderPartyVotes
195725PunalurGENGopalan P.MCPI20455Kunjuraman Assan K.MINC16366
196025PunalurGENK. Krishna PillaiMCPI26415SathibhaiFINC23042
1965109PunalurGENC. M. StephenMINC14599K. Krishna Pillai MCPI13787
1967109PunalurGENM . N . G . NairMCPI23931P . C . Baby MINC 18794
1970109PunalurGENK. Krishna PillaiMCPI25407V. BharathanMCPM21981
1977115PunalurGENP.K. Sreenjvasan MCPI33870V. BharathanMCPM30668
1980115PunalurGENP. K. Sreenivasan MCPI36133Sam Oommen OommenMKCJ33920
1984By PollsPunalurGENV.S.PillaiMKCJ46553P.K.SreenivasanMCPI45579
1982115PunalurGENSam OommenMKCJ36091P. K. SreenivasanMCPI 34684
1987115PunalurGENChitharenjanMCPI47745Surendran Pillai MKEC36669
1991115PunalurGENPunalur MadhuMINC53050Mullakkara RatnakaranMCPI51738
1996115PunalurGENP.K.Sreenivasan MCPI55382Punalur MadhuMINC48684
1996By PollsPunalurGENP.S. Supal MCPI 65401Bharathipuram Sasi MINC 44068
2001115PunalurGENP S Supal MCPI57065A Hidur MuhammodMINC55522
2006115PunalurGENAdv.K.Raju MCPI58895M.V.RaghavanMCMPKSC50970
2011121PunalurGENAdv.K.RajuMCPI72648Adv.Johnson AbrahamMINC54643
2016121PunalurGENAdv.K.RajuMCPI82136A. Yunus KanjuMIUML48554
2021121PunalurGENP. S. SupalMCPI80428A. R. RandathaniMIUML43371


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