Kerala Election Result 2021 | Nemom Assembly Constituency: CPI's V Sivankutty defeats BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan by 3,949 votes
Kerala Assembly Election Result 2021 | Nemom constituency: V Sivankutty of the CPI(M) took on BJP’s Kummanam Rajasekharan and K Muraleedharan from the Congress.
May 02, 2021 / 09:59 PM IST
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021 Nemom LIVE Updates: Former Meghalaya governor and senior party leader of the BJP, Kummanam Rajasekharan attempted to defend the BJP’s seat from V Sivankutty of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and MP K Muraleedharan of the Congress.
After a single phase of polling on April 6, amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, counting of votes is underway in Kerala. CPI (M)'s V Sivankutty has managed to secure a win against BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan by a margin of 3,949 votes in Nemom assembly constituency.
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The Nemom constituency was known as the ‘Gujarat of Kerala’ after the BJP won the seat back in the 2016 Assembly elections.
In 2016, The CPI(M) taunted Congress stating that the loss was due to them bringing in a weak candidate. This is one of the most talked-about seat in Kerala with Sivankutty looking to take back what they lost.Follow Moneycontrol’s full coverage of the 2021 assembly election here