For Congress candidate Usha Devi teacher, this is the second consecutive victory.This time she won from Palayam ward.
She defeated CPI(M) candidate P.Jaya Shree by a slight margin of 60 votes. She had been working as the chairperson, educational standing committee in the last term.
She won from Meenchnatha in 2010 election.
However, Congress lost the seat this time.BJP captured the seat this time.