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Trend Kerala Local Body Election 2020 : LIVE Local Body Elections Results 2020 Kerala : Candidates List, Symbols


Published on Oct 08, 2021

Trend Kerala Local Body Election 2020 : LIVE Local Body Elections Results 2020 Kerala : Candidates List, Symbols

 

Trend Kerala Local Body Election 2020 : LIVE Kerala Local Body Election 2020 Results, Panchayat Election Kerala 2020, @ http://sec.kerala.gov.in/

Elections to local bodies (Panchayats, Municipalities and Corporations) in Kerala will be held in December 2020. The polling is to be held in three stages; on 8, 10 and 14 December, with the votes being counted on 16 December.




Kerala Panchayath Election Result 2020 will be live on http://sec.kerala.gov.in/

Local Self Government Wards

Sl No
LGI Type
No of LGIs
No of Wards
No of Members
Mayor/Chairman/President
Standing comitte chairman
Male
Female
Total
1 District Panchayat 14 331 157 174 331 14 70
2 Block Panchayat 152 2080 949 1126 2075 140 556
3 Municipality 87 3078 1460 1617 3077 81 487
4 Corporation 6 414 190 222 412 5 47
5 Grama Panchayat 941 15962 7215 8706 15921 882 3502
1200 21865 9971 11845 21816 1122 4662

Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994 made provisions for the creation of local bodies at the village, block and district levels. The Kerala Municipalities Act, 1994 made provisions for the creation of municipalities and corporations.

In total, Kerala has 1200 local self-governing bodies - 941 gram panchayats, 14 district panchayats, 152 block panchayats, 87 municipalities, 77 taluks, and 6 corporations.

COVID-19 Pandemic

An all-party meeting decided to file a plea in the state high court to defer the polls, which was set for November 2020, considering the increasing COVID cases

An ordinance by the Governor of the state, which temporarily amended Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994, allows COVID-19 quarantined patients to vote via postal ballots and increases the voting time by two hours.

Parties and Coalitions

The Left Democratic Front (LDF) is the coalition of left wing and far-left parties, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)). The United Democratic Front (UDF) is a coalition consisting chiefly of centrist and centre-left parties led by the Indian National Congress. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is led by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party.

2015 Kerala Local Body Elections Results

Local self-government body
Local Bodies won
Total
LDF
UDF
NDA
Others
Hung
Gram Panchayats 551 362 14 14 0 941
Block Panchayats 88 62 0 1 1 152
District Panchayats 7 7 0 0 0 14
Municipalities 45 40 1 0 1 87
Corporations 2 1 0 0 3 6

2015 Kerala Local Body Elections Ward-wise Results

Local self-government body
Wards won
Total
LDF
UDF
NDA
Others
Gram Panchayats 7,623 6,324 933 1,078 15,962
Block Panchayats 1,088 917 21 53 2,076
District Panchayats 170 145 3 4 331
Municipalities 1,263 1,318 236 259 3,122
Corporations 196 143 51 24 414

In a first, COVID-19 patients and those in quarantine will be allowed to vote through the postal ballot facility in Kerala's local body election. Special polling teams will carry application and declaration forms as well as the postal ballots for coronavirus patients, who will be categorised as "special voters".

As the term of the current members of local bodies end on November 11, three-member administrative committees would be formed and take over administration in each local body, in accordance with Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994, and the Kerala Municipality Act, 1994.

Kerala High Court dismissed petitions which alleged that reservation of local body constituencies continued for a third successive term citing that the court would not interfere in elections.

1.68 lakh candidates filed nominations to various local bodies, which was dwindled down to 74,899 candidates after the rest withdrew their nominations. In total there are 34,744 polling booths; 29,321 in panchayats, 3,422 in municipalities and 2,001 in corporations.


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