65. Wadakkanchery (വടക്കാഞ്ചേരി), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Cochin region and Thrissur district of Kerala. It shares a border with . Wadakkanchery is part of 9. Alathur Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat can be categoried as: a constituency.
This General Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 11.19%. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 95.32%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 2,17,849 eligible electors, of which 1,03,985 were male, 1,13,862 female and 2 registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Wadakkanchery in 2021 is 1095.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,97,483 eligible electors, of which 94,013 were male, 1,03,470 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Kerala Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,78,019 eligible electors, of which 83,270 were male, 92,799 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Wadakkanchery in 2016 was 258. In 2011, there were 182.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Kerala Assembly elections, Anil Akkara of INC won in this seat by defeating Mary Thomas of CPIM by a margin of 43 votes which was 0.03% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 41.02% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, C.N.Balakrishnan of INC won in this seat defeating N.R.Balan of CPIM by a margin of 6,685 votes which was 4.8% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 48.79% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, INC got the most votes in 65. Wadakkanchery Assembly segment of Alathur Lok Sabha constituency. CPIM won the Alathur Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CPIM got the most votes this Assembly segment and INC won the Alathur Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 4 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 7 contestants and there were 5 candidates fighting for this seat in the 2011 Assembly polls.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Kerala Assembly elections from Wadakkanchery are: Anil Akkara (INC), T S Ullas Babu (BJP), Xavier Chittilappilly (CPIM), Haji Aboobaker Kundukadan (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Kerala Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 76.16%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 80.91%, while it was 79.08% in 2011.
Poll dates: The seat went to the polls in Phase 1 of the Kerala Assembly elections 2021 on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Counting of votes are being held on Sunday, May 2, 2021.
Number of polling stations: In the 2021 elections there were a total of polling stations in 65. Wadakkanchery constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 157. In 2011 there were 149 polling stations.
Extent: 65. Wadakkanchery constituency comprises of the following areas of Thrissur district of Kerala: Adat, Avanoor, Kaiparambu, Kolazhy, Mulamkunnathukavu and Tholur Panchayats in Thrissur Taluk and Mundathikode, Wadakkanchery and Thekkumkara Panchayats in Thalappilly Taluk.. It shares an inter-state border with Thrissur.
The total area covered by Wadakkanchery is 209 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Wadakkanchery is: 10°36'20.9"N 76°12'25.9"E.
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