Thiruvananthapuram: The exit poll results of the Assembly elections conducted by Mathrubhumi News-Axis My India continue. The results of 98 constituencies in Central Kerala will be released today. The results of the constituencies in Palakkad district were first released. The LDF is projected to win in eight of the 12 constituencies in the district. Exit polls in Trithala, Palakkad, Ottapalam and Mannarkkad constituencies show unpredictable results.
Trithala Exit polls suggest constituency is unpredictable. In the last election, UDF candidate VT Balram won with a majority of 10547 votes. MB Rajesh (LDF), VT Balram (UDF) and Shanku T Das (NDA) are contesting from Trithala this time.
Pattambi Exit polls suggest Muhammad Muhsin will retain power Moulam was captured in 2016 after a coup victory over Mohammed Muhsin CP Mohammed. Muhsin won by a majority of 7404 votes.
Riyaz Mukoli, State Vice President, Youth Congress, was fielded by the Congress. BJP district general secretary KM Haridas is the NDA candidate.
Ottapalam – Exit poll results suggest lone bridge competition is unpredictable. Ottapalam is one of the strongholds of the Left. For the last three decades, the constituency has supported only Left candidates. Last time, P Unni represented the constituency by defeating Shanimol Usman of the Congress by more than 16,000 votes. This time Unni is not in the competition. Instead, CPM’s youth leader and district panchayat member K Premkumar is the candidate. The Congress has fielded P Sarin, a former IAAS officer and doctor, to reclaim the constituency. P Venugopal is the BJP candidate who has contested the last two times.
Shornur The LDF will retain the constituency through P Mummykutty. In the last election, LDF candidate PK Sasi won the constituency by 24547 votes. The other candidates are TH Firoz Babu (UDF) and Sandeep Warrier (NDA).
Kongad- Exit polls suggest LDF candidate K Shanthakumari from Kongad Currently with the Left Front. KV Vijayadas has represented the constituency in the Assembly for the last two terms since its formation in 2011. He died while he was an MLA. UC Raman is the League candidate in the seat taken over from the Congress. BJP Ottapalam constituency secretary M Suresh Babu is the NDA candidate.
Mannarkkad The result in the constituency is unpredictable. Other sitting candidates for Mannarkkad are sitting MLA (UDF), Suresh Raj (LDF) and Naseema Sharafuddin (AIADMK). Mannarkkad is the constituency where UDF candidate N Shamsuddin won the 2016 elections with a majority of 12325 votes.
Palakkad The result in the constituency is unpredictable. The sitting MLA (Shafi Parampil), CP Pramod (LDF) and Ee Sreedharan (NDA) are the other candidates seeking the seat from Palakkad. Palakkad is the constituency where Shafi Parampil won the 2016 elections with a majority of 17483 votes.
Malampuzha – In Malampuzha, which was represented by VS for 20 consecutive years, LDF candidate A. Prabhakaran will win.
BJP’s C Krishnakumar, who came second last time, is the NDA candidate this time too. UDF Sarathi is DCC secretary SK Ananthakrishnan.
Chittoor The result is that the LDF will retain the constituency through K Krishnankutty. The other candidates are Sumesh Achuthan (UDF) and V Nation (NDA). Chittoor is the constituency where LDF candidate K Krishnankutty won the 2016 elections with a majority of 7285 votes.
Nemmara The LDF will retain the constituency through sitting MLA K Babu. The other candidates are CN Jayakrishnan (UDF) and AN Anurag (BDJS). Nemmara is the constituency where LDF candidate K Babu won the last election with a majority of 7408 votes.
Alathur The constituency will be retained by the LDF through KD Prasanna. The other candidates are Palayam Pradeep (UDF) and Prashanth (BJP). In the last election, KD Prasenan of the LDF won from Alathur with a majority of 36060 votes.
Tharoor LDF candidate PP Sumod will win.
In 2001 and 2006, A.K. Balan represented the constituency. After the Tharoor constituency came into existence in 2011 and 2016, A.K. The boy won. KA Sheeba is the UDF candidate and KP Jayaprakash is the NDA candidate.
Mathrubhumi News-Axis MyIndia Exit Poll