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Only one woman candidate makes it LS from Kerala

Kochi: CPI(M) politburo member and former Kerala Minister P K Sreemathi, who won from Kannur, is the lone woman candidate to have successfully made it to the Lok Sabha from Kerala.This year, for the first

PTI [ Updated: May 16, 2014 17:54 IST ]
only one woman candidate makes it ls from kerala
only one woman candidate makes it ls from kerala

Kochi: CPI(M) politburo member and former Kerala Minister P K Sreemathi, who won from Kannur, is the lone woman candidate to have successfully made it to the Lok Sabha from Kerala.


This year, for the first time 27 women contestants, including two each from Congress, CPI(M) and BJP, were testing electoral waters.

Congress' Bindu Krishna (Attingal) and K A Sheeba (Alathur); CPI(M)'s P K Sainaba (Malappuram) and BJP's Shobha Surendran (Palakkad) and Girija Kumari (Attingal) had to taste defeat in their respective constituencies.

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