State Kerala at a Glance

State

Kerala

State Map
Capital Thiruvananthapuram
Date of Formation 1 November 1956
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Pinarayi Vijayan

List of Chief Ministers of Kerala

First Chief Minister – Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad

Governor Present Governor – P. Sathasivam

List of Governors of Kerala

First Governor – Burgula Ramakrishna Rao

Seat of High Court High Court Of Kerala (Kochi)

List of Chief Justice of High Court Of Kerala

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 9

1. Shri Abdul Wahab, Indian Union Muslim League
2. Shri A.K. Antony, Indian National Congress
3. Shri Elamaram Kareem, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
4. Shri Jose K. Mani, Kerala Congress (M)
5. Shri K.K. Ragesh, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
6. Shri Vayalar Ravi, Indian National Congress
7. Shri K. Somaprasad, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
8. Shri M.P. Veerendra Kumar, Independent & Others
9. Shri BinoyViswam, Communist Party of India

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats –20

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Alappuzha Present MP Ariff, Adv. Abdul Majeed
2. Alathur Present MP Haridas, Ms. Ramya
3. Attingal Present MP Prakash, Adv. Adoor
4. Chalakudy Present MP Benny, Shri Behanan
5. Ernakulam Present MP Eden, Shri Hibi
6. Idukki Present MP Kuriakose, Adv. Dean
7. Kannur Present MP Sudhakaran, Shri Kumbakudi
8. Kasaragod Present MP Unnithan, Shri Rajmohan
9. Kollam Present MP Premachandran, Shri N.K.
10. Kottayam Present MP Chazhikadan, Shri Thomas
11. Kozhikode Present MP Raghavan, Shri M. K.
12. Malappuram Present MP P.K., Shri Kunhalikutty
13. Mavelikkara Present MP Kodikunnil, Shri Suresh
14. Palakkad Present MP Sreekandan, Shri VellalathKochukrishnan Nair.
15. Pathanamthitta Present MP Antony, Shri Anto
16. Ponnani Present MP Basheer, Shri E. T. Mohammed
17. Thiruvananthapuram Present MP Tharoor, Dr. Shashi
18. Thrissur Present MP Prathapan, Shri T.N.
19. Vadakara Present MP Muraleedharan, Shri K.
20. Wayanad Present MP Gandhi, Shri Rahul

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 141

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Manjeshwar Present MLA P. B. ABDUL RAZAK
2. Kasaragod Present MLA N A Nellikkunnu
3. Udma Present MLA K Kunhiraman
4. Kanhangad Present MLA E.Chandrashekaran
5. Trikaripur Present MLA M.Rajagopalan
6. Payyannur Present MLA C Krishnan
7. Kalliasseri Present MLA T V Rajesh
8. Taliparamba Present MLA James Mathew
9. Irikkur Present MLA IRIKKUR
10. Azhikode Present MLA K M Shaji
11. Kannur Present MLA Ramachandran Kadannappalli
12. Dharmadam Present MLA PinarayiVijayan
13. Thalassery Present MLA Adv. A N Shamseer
14. Kuthuparamba Present MLA K KShailaja Teacher
15. Mattannur Present MLA E. P. Jayarajan
16. Peravoor Present MLA Adv. Sunny Joseph
17. Mananthavady Present MLA O R Kelu
18. Sulthanbathery Present MLA I C Balakrishnan
19. Kalpetta Present MLA C K Saseendran
20. Vadakara Present MLA C.K.Nanu
21. Kuttiadi Present MLA Parakkal Abdulla
22. Nadapuram Present MLA E. K. Vijayan
23. Quilandy Present MLA K.Dasan
24. Perambra Present MLA T.P.Ramakrishnan
25. Balusseri Present MLA PurushuanKadalundi
26. Elathur Present MLA A K Saseendran
27. Kozhikode North Present MLA A Pradeep Kumar
28. Kozhikode South Present MLA Dr. M.K.Muneer
29. Beypore Present MLA MammedKoya V K C
30. Kunnamangalam Present MLA Shri P.T.A. Rahim
31. Koduvally Present MLA Karat Razack
32. Thiruvambady Present MLA George M. Thomas
33. Kondotty Present MLA T.V. Ibrahim
34. Eranad Present MLA P.K Basheer
35. Nilambur Present MLA P V Anvar
36. Wandoor Present MLA A.P.Anil Kumar
37. Manjeri Present MLA Adv. M Ummer
38. Perinthalmanna Present MLA Manjalamkuzhi Ali
39. Mankada Present MLA T A AhammedKabeer
40. Malappuram Present MLA P Ubaidulla
41. Vengara Present MLA K. N. A. KHADER
42. Vallikkunnu Present MLA Abdul Hameed Master
43. Tirurangadi Present MLA P.K Abdu Rabb
44. Tanur Present MLA V Abdurahiman
45. Tirur Present MLA C. Mammutty (E)
46. Kottakkal Present MLA AbidHussainThangal
47. Thavanur Present MLA Dr. K.T. Jaleel
48. Ponnani Present MLA P. Sreeramakrishnan
49. Thrithala Present MLA V.T. Balram
50. Pattambi Present MLA MuhammedMuhassin
51. Shornur Present MLA P.K.Sasi
52. Ottapalam Present MLA P Unni
53. Kongad Present MLA K.V.Vijayadas
54. Mannarkad Present MLA Adv.N.Samsudheen
55. Malampuzha Present MLA V S Achuthanandan E
56. Palakkad Present MLA ShafiParambil
57. Tarur Present MLA A.K.Balan
58. Chittur Present MLA K Krishnankutty
59. Nenmara Present MLA K. Babu
60. Alathur Present MLA K.D.Prasenan
61. Chelakkara Present MLA U R Pradeep
62. Kunnamkulam Present MLA A C Moideen(E)
63. Guruvayoor Present MLA K.V. Abdul Khader
64. Manalur Present MLA MuraliPerunelly
65. Wadakkanchery Present MLA Anil Akkara
66. Ollur Present MLA Adv. K. Rajan
67. Thrissur Present MLA Adv.V S Sunilkumar
68. Nattika Present MLA GeethaGopi
69. Kaipamangalam Present MLA E T Taison Master
70. Irinjalakkuda Present MLA Prof. K.U. Arunan (E)
71. Puthukkad Present MLA Prof.C.Raveendranath
72. Chalakkudy Present MLA B. D. Devassy
73. Kodungallur Present MLA V R Sunilkumar
74. Perumbavoor Present MLA Adv. EldhoseKunnappilly
75. Angamaly Present MLA Roji M John
76. Aluva Present MLA Anwar Sadath
77. Kalamassery Present MLA V K EbrahimKunju
78. Paravur Present MLA V D Satheesan
79. Vypen Present MLA S Sarma
80. Kochi Present MLA K J Maxy
81. Thripunithura Present MLA Adv. M Swaraj
82. Eranakulam Present MLA Hibi Eden(Resigned on 31-5-2019)
83. Thrikkakara Present MLA Adv.P T Thomas
84. Kunnathunad Present MLA V P Sajeendran
85. Piravom Present MLA Anoop Jacob
86. Muvattupuzha Present MLA Eldho Abraham
87. Kothamangalam Present MLA Antony John
88. Devikulam Present MLA S Rajendran
89. Udumbanchola Present MLA M.M. Mani
90. Thodupuzha Present MLA P.J. Joseph
91. Idukki Present MLA Roshy Augustine
92. Peerumade Present MLA E S Bijimol
93. Pala Present MLA K M Mani
94. Kaduthuruthy Present MLA Adv. Mons Joseph
95. Vaikom Present MLA C K Asha
96. Ettumanoor Present MLA Suresh Kurup
97. Kottayam Present MLA ThiruvanchoorRadhakrishnan
98. Puthuppally Present MLA OommenChandy
99. Changanassery Present MLA C F Thomas
100. Kanjirappally Present MLA Dr. N Jayaraj
101. Poonjar Present MLA P C George Plathottam
102. Aroor Present MLA Adv.A.M.Ariff(Resigned on 31-5-2019)
103. Cherthala Present MLA P.Thilothaman
104. Alappuzha Present MLA Dr.T.M.Thomas Isaac
105. Ambalapuzha Present MLA G.Sudhakaran
106. Kuttanad Present MLA Thomas Chandy
107. Haripad Present MLA Ramesh Chennithala
108. Kayamkulam Present MLA Adv.U.PrathibhaHari
109. Mavelikara Present MLA R.Rajesh
110. Chengannur Present MLA Shri Saji Cherian
111. Thiruvalla Present MLA Adv.Mathew T Thomas
112. Ranni Present MLA Raju Abraham
113. Aranmula Present MLA Veena George
114. Konni Present MLA Adoor Prakash
115. Adoor Present MLA ChittayamGopakumar
116. Karunagappally Present MLA R.Ramachandran
117. Chavara Present MLA N.Vijayan Pillai
118. Kunnathur Present MLA KovoorKunjumon
119. Kottarakkara Present MLA Adv. P.Aisha Potty
120. Pathanapuram Present MLA K.B. Ganesh Kumar
121. Punalur Present MLA Adv.K.Raju
122. Chadayamangalam Present MLA MullakkaraRetnakaran
123. Kundara Present MLA J.MercyKuttyAmma
124. Kollam Present MLA M Mukesh
125. Eravipuram Present MLA M. Noushad
126. Chathannur Present MLA G.S.Jayalal
127. Varkala Present MLA Adv.V.Joy
128. Attingal Present MLA Adv.B.Satyan
129. Chirayinkeezhu Present MLA V. Sasi
130. Nedumangad Present MLA C.Divakaran
131. Vamanapuram Present MLA Adv. D.K.Murali
132. Kazhakkoottam Present MLA KadakampallySurendran
133. Vattiyoorkavu Present MLA K Muraleedharan
134. Thiruvananthapuram Present MLA V.S. Sivakumar
135. Nemom Present MLA O.Rajagopal
136. Aruvikkara Present MLA K.S. Sabarinadhan
137. Parassala Present MLA C.K.Hareendrakumar (C.K.Hareendran)
138. Kattakkada Present MLA Adv. I.B. Satheesh
139. Kovalam Present MLA Adv.M.Vincent
140. Neyyattinkara Present MLA K.Ansalan
141. Nominated – JOHN FERNANDEZ

Number of District 14

Name of the Districts

Alappuzha
Ernakulam
Idukki
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Wayanad

Area 38,863 km2
Rank of state by Area 22nd
Population(2011) 33,387,677
Literacy rate 93.9% (1st) (2011)
Types Of Religion Hinduism (54.73%), Islam (26.56%), Christianity (18.38%), Other or none (0.32%)
Neighbouring States Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Neighbouring Countries – –
Main Language Malayalam
Other Languages Tamil, Others
Biggest River Periyar
Number of River 44
Number Lake 10 (Ashtamudi Lake, Punnamada Lake, Vembanadu Lake, Akkulam Lake, Mananchira, Veeranpuzha, Vellayani Lake, Paravur Kayal, Sasthamkotta Lake, Pookode Lake)
Coastline 580 Km (Arabian Sea)
Number of Beaches 21
Number of Mountains 89
Agricultural land [Km2] – –
Forest Land [Km2] 11309.5032
Latitude 8.5°N
Longitude 77°E
City & Town Kochi, Kozhikode, Thrissur, Malappuram, Thiruvanathapuram, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Perintalmanna
Transport & Communication Road , Railway, Water, Air
AirPorts 06 (Trivandrum International Airport, Cochin International Airport, Calicut International Airport, Kannur International Airport, Kochi Naval Base, Kollam Airport)
International Airports 04 (Trivandrum International Airport, Cochin International Airport, Calicut International Airport, Kannur International Airport)
Major Ports Vizhinjam, Trivandrum, Kollam, Neendakara, Alleppey, Kayamkulam, Manakkodam, Ponnani, Beypore
Length of National Highways 1811.52 Km
Railway Length 1045.36 Km
Major Tourist Places Alleppey – The backwater hot spot, Munnar – Perfect for a romantic honeymoon, Kumarakom – One of most tranquil places to visit in Kerala, Wayanad – The land of heavenly trails, Thekkady – For the love of wildlife, Kovalam – For some beach fun, Vagamon – Solitude guaranteed, Bekal – Nothing less of heaven on earth, Kozhikode – For authentic Malabar cuisine, Varkala – One of Kerala’s most scenic seasides,
Legislative Assembly Name Niyamasabha
Emblem
State Dance Kathakali
State Anthem
Cuisine A typical sadya, where banana leaves are used as plates, A traditional home-made Keralite meal served on a banana leaf, A favourite dish of Kerala Christians is a chicken stew, fish, chicken, Sambar, Rasam
State Animal Indian elephant
State Bird Great hornbill
State Flower Golden shower tree
State Fruit  – –
State tree Coconut Tree
Sport  – –
Number of National Park 06 (Anamudi Shola National Park, Eravikulam National Park, Mathikettan Shola National Park, Pambadum Shola National Park, Periyar National Park, Silent Valley National Park)
Movie Industry Name Mollywood
Festivals Onam, Vishu, Thrissur Pooram, Aranmula Snake Boat Race, Nehru Trophy Boat Race, Thiruvonam, Neelamperoor Patayani, Navarathri Festival, Panachikkadu Festival, Navarathri Sangeetholsavam
Website kerala.gov.in

 

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