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Kerala Election Result 2021: Pinarayi Vijayan breaks 4-decade-old trend of power

A combination of factors contributed to LDF's historic victory, including delivery of a string of populist measures like distribution of free foodgrains and provision kits to all people, better management of the COVID-19 situation by gearing up the public health care system and enhanced and prompt pay out of social security pensions.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 02, 2021 21:16 IST
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Kerala Election Result 2021 Live Updates: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday dedicated the historic victory of the Left Democratic Front in the assembly polls to the people and said it proved that there was no room for communal politics in the state. Flaying both the Congress-led UDF and BJP-NDA and a section of the "right wing" media for trying to tarnish the image of the government and its development and welfare programmes, he said the people have rejected their 'vicious propaganda' by giving the Left a decisive mandate.

A combination of factors contributed to LDF's historic victory, including delivery of a string of populist measures like distribution of free foodgrains and provision kits to all people, better management of the COVID-19 situation by gearing up the public health care system and enhanced and prompt pay out of social security pensions. 

The CPI(M) veteran distributed red-colour ''laddus'' (sweet balls) symbolising the colour of the party flag before beginning the media conference. 

"The BJP made several claims during the time of election campaign. Senior BJP leaders made announcements even on the formation of the government after the elections. They also indicated that they were going to garner several seats in Kerala," Vijayan said.

Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi,other union ministers and chief ministers of other states had come to Kerala and spent a lot of time for BJP candidates'' victory, the CM said and alleged that the saffron party had pumped in a massive amount of money in the state during the time of the polls.

Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry went to the polls in a single phase. Assam had three phases while West Bengal had 8. The Kerala Assembly has 140 seats while the majority mark is 70. Kerala consists of a total of 140 constituencies. The term of the current Kerala Legislative Assembly is scheduled to end on 1 June 2021.

 

Kerala Assembly Election Result 2021

Kerala

Result Status

Status Known For 140 out of 140 Constituencies
Party Won Leading Total
Communist Party of India 14 3 17
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 49 13 62
Congress (Secular) 0 1 1
Independent 5 1 6
Indian National Congress 15 6 21
Indian National League 1 0 1
Indian Union Muslim League 13 2 15
Janadhipathiya Kerala Congress 1 0 1
Janata Dal (Secular) 2 0 2
Kerala Congress 2 0 2
Kerala Congress (Jacob) 1 0 1
Kerala Congress (M) 4 1 5
Kerala Congress (B) 1 0 1
Loktantrik Janta Dal 1 0 1
National Secular Conference 1 0 1
Nationalist Congress Party 2 0 2
Revolutionary Marxist Party of India 1 0 1
Total 113 27 140

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