O. Bharathan (CPIM) declared elected by a margin of 3996 votes.
Total electorate: 107821
Votes polled: 92265
|Name of the Candidate||Party||Votes|
|A. P. Jayasheelan||Cong-I||41012|
|M. K. Saseendran||BJP||3832|
|T. P. Hareendran||CMP||1034|
In 1982, A. K. Saseendran (ICS) won by a margin of 7543 votes.