Chittoor Sasankan Nair (NDPP) declared elected by a margin of 2292 votes.
Total electorate: 103680
Votes polled: 83636
|Name of the Candidate||Party||Votes|
|Chittoor Sasankan Nair||NDPP||40059|
|V. S. Chandrasekhara Pillai||CPIM||37767|
|M. M. Vasudevan Nair||BJP||2766|
|E. K. Pankajakshan||CMP||387|
In 1982, V. S. Chandresekhara Pillai (CPI-M) won by a margin of 1314 votes.