Winners and losers: Kerala elections

By | April 3rd, 2016|Categories: insights, interesting|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interestingly the party that has contested most number of seats in Kerala in last seven elections has not won even a single seat. That distinction goes to Bharatiya Janata Party which has contested a whopping 850 seats in past 35 years and lost every single one of them.

Bellwether of Kerala Elections

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: Featured, insights, interesting|

Ever wondered which constituencies reflect the mood of the state. Ollur in Thrissur has predicted every election since 1982, sending MLAs to Trivandrum who were always part of the ruling alliance. Only constituency to do so. Thiruvananthapuram and Kottayam lead the way as truly bellwether districts, Thiruvananthapuram  because of it's high political awareness and Kottayam because

The importance of being Ollur

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: Featured, insights, interesting|Tags: , , |

Ollur is the Vigo county of recent elections to Kerala assembly. Ollur in Thrissur district has predicted the man in Cliff House 100% of the time. The only constituency in the state to do this. Ollur has chosen UDF in 4 elections and LDF in 3, and so did Kerala, and exactly in that order.

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