May 19: As per early trends in the Kerala Assembly Election results 2016, Left Democratic Front (LDF) is all set to form government in the southern state while Oommen Chandy-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is losing. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has created history with its win in the state. BJP’s O Rajagopal gained the Nemom seat in Thiruvananthapuram. However, S Sreesanth lost from Thiruvananthapuram. Watch live updates of Kerala Assembly Election 2016 results here.Also Read - Kerala Rains: Death Toll Rises to 23; PM Modi Discusses Situation With CM Vijayan | 10 Points
CPI (M) won 4 Assembly seat, CPI while gained 1 and Congress bagged 2 seats. Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) 2 and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 1. Also Read - Kerala Rain Highlights: 6 Dead, Several Missing in Floods, Landslides; Army, Navy Assisting in Rescue Ops
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is leading in Puthupally while opposition leader and Communist Party of India (CPI-M) veteran VS Achuthanandan is leading in Malampuzha with 10,000 votes. Pinarayi Vijayan, LDF’s possible Chief Ministerial candidate, extends lead to over 22,000 votes. A total of 1,203 candidates, including 109 women contested for the 140 Assembly seats in Kerala. UDF and LDF have always dominated the political landscape in Kerala since the 1970s so it will be interesting to see if BJP-led NDA manages to get a seat from south. (ALSO READ- LIVE Streaming Kerala Assembly Election Results 2016) Also Read - Tamil Nadu Steps up Covid Screening of Passengers Arriving From Kerala During Festival Holidays
UDF and LDF have always dominated the politics in Kerala since the 1970s so it will be interesting to see if BJP-led NDA manages to get a seat from south. A clear picture of the Kerala results is expected by 12 noon. Election Commission officials will give the final results by 3PM.