4 ministers in Oommen Chandy Cabinet defeated

Thursday, May 19, 2016,12:27 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Four ministers in the outgoing Oommen Chandy ministry have lost the Kerala Assembly election.


In one of the biggest upsets, M Swaraj defeated corruption-tainted Excise Minister K. Babu in Thrippunithura by 5368 votes.


Agriculture minister KP Mohanan lost to KK Shailaja in Koothuparambu by 12291 votes.


Labour Minister Shibu Baby John lost to N Vijayanpilla by 6189 votes in Chavara.


Scheduled Tribes Welfare Minister PK Jayalakshmi lost to OR Kelu in Mananthavady by 1307 votes.