Kollam (State Assembly constituency)

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Kollam
Constituency
for the Kerala Legislative Assembly
Location map India Kollam EN.svg
StateKerala
DistrictKollam
Major settlements
Current constituency
Political partyCPI(M)
Member of the Legislative AssemblyMukesh
OpponentSooraj Ravi
Opponent partyINC
Vote Margin17,611

Kollam Assembly Constituency is a legislative assembly constituency in the South Indian state of Kerala. It is one among the 11 assembly constituencies in Kollam district.[1]

Structure of the constituency[edit]

Famous Malayalam cine actor Mukesh is the current elected member from Kollam constituency

Kollam Assembly Constituency includes 19 wards of Kollam City Corporation(Kureepuzha West, Kureepuzha, Neeravil, Anchalumoodu, Kadavoor, Mathilil, Thevally, Vadakkumbhagam, Uliyakovil East, Kadappakada, Koickal, Kallumthazham, Mundakkal, Pattathanam, Cantonment, Udayamarthandapuram, Thamarakkulam, Pallithottam, Port Kollam) along with the neighbouring panchayaths of Panayam and Thrikkaruva, as per the recent changes on assembly constituency delimitations.[2][3]

Major institutions in the constituency[edit]

Electoral History[edit]

Travancore-Cochin Legislative Assembly Elections[edit]

Year Winner Party Vote Margin Coalition
1951 T. K. Divakaran RSP 2,349 Left[5]
1954 T. K. Divakaran RSP 6,175 Left[6]

Kerala Legislative Assembly Elections[edit]

Year Winner Party Vote Margin Coalition
1957 A. A. Rahim Indian National Congress 7,796 Right[7]
1960 (Interim) A. A. Rahim Indian National Congress 6,292 Right[8]
1967 T. K. Divakaran Independent 9,751 Left[9]
1970 T. K. Divakaran RSP 11,101 Right[10]
1977 Thyagarajan RSP 13,016 Right[11]
1980 Kadavoor Sivadasan RSP 2,414 LDF[12]
1982 Kadavoor Sivadasan RSP(S) 7,077 UDF[13][14]
1987 Babu Divakaran RSP 12,722 LDF[15]
1991 Kadavoor Sivadasan Indian National Congress 4,476 UDF[16]
1996 Babu Divakaran RSP 6,298 LDF[17]
2001 Babu Divakaran RSP(B) 12,275 UDF[18]
2006 P. K. Gurudasan CPI(M) 11,439 LDF[19]
2011 P. K. Gurudasan CPI(M) 8,540 LDF[20]
2016 M. Mukesh CPI(M) 17,611 LDF[21]

List of Kerala Ministers from Kollam constituency[edit]

Tenure Politician Party Coalition Position Ministry
1955-56 A. A. Rahim Congress Right Minister for Health, Agriculture and Industries Panampilly Ministry[22]
1967-69 T. K. Divakaran RSP Left Minister for Public Works Second E. M. S. Namboodiripad ministry[23]
1970-76 T. K. Divakaran RSP Right Minister for Public Works Second C. Achutha Menon ministry[24]
1981-82 Kadavoor Sivadasan RSP UDF Minister for Labour Second K. Karunakaran ministry
1982-87 Kadavoor Sivadasan RSP(S) UDF Minister for Labour & Excise Third K. Karunakaran ministry[25]
2001-06 Babu Divakaran RSP(B) UDF Minister for Labour Third A. K. Antony ministry[26]
2006-11 P. K. Gurudasan CPI(M) LDF Minister for Labour V. S. Achuthanandan ministry[27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCIES IN KERALA". Kerala Assembly. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ "ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES AND THEIR EXTENT - Kerala" (PDF). Kerala Assembly. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Constituencies - Kollam District". Chief Electoral Officer - Kerala. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Directorate of Health Services" (PDF). Government of Kerala. p. 3, 8-9. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Election to the Travancore-Cochin Legislative Assembly-1951 and to the Madras Assembly Constituencies in the Malabar Area". Government of Kerala. p. 37. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1954 to the Legislative Assembly of Travancore-Cochin" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 37. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1957". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1960". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1967". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1970". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1977". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1980". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  13. ^ "1982 - Kerala Election Results". Geocities. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  14. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election Results - 1982". Kerala Assembly. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1987". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  16. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1991". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  17. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1996". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  18. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 2001". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  19. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 2006". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  20. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 2011". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  21. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 2016". Elections.in. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  22. ^ "A.A Rahim - First Ministry". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  23. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha - T.K. Divakaran". StateofKerala.in. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  24. ^ "Kerala Niyamasabha - T.K. Divakaran". StateofKerala.in. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  25. ^ "Kadavoor Sivadasan". Niyamasabha.org. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  26. ^ "Babu Divakaran". Niyamasabha.org. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  27. ^ "P. K. Gurudasan". StateofKerala.in. Retrieved 28 January 2019.