The victory within the lone seat of Chalakudy offered an excellent solace for the UDF in Thrissur district.
UDF candidate Saneeshkumar Joseph gained the seat for 1,057 votes in opposition to LDF’s Dennies K. Antony. When Saneeshkumar Joseph gained 61,888 votes, Dennies K. Antony secured 60,831 votes. The LDF gained 12 out of 13 seats within the Thrissur district.
Traditionally a UDF belt, Chalakudy nevertheless stood with the LDF for the final thrice. The sitting MLA B.D. Devassy of the CPI(M) gained the constituency thrice in 2006, 2011 and 2016. This time LDF fielded the Kerala Congress (M) candidate Dennies K. Antony. The constituency has a sizeable vote of high-range farmers.
Developed his political profession by means of the KSU, Saneeshkumar Joseph has been Thrissur DCC normal secretary since 2016.
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