CPM Candidate List Kerala Election 2021: CPI-M today announced its list of 83 candidates for the Kerala Legislative Assembly Election 2021. The list was announced by the CPI-M acting state secretary A Vijayaraghavan. According to reports, 33 sitting MLAs including five ministers in the present cabinet are not contesting this time as the party strictly follows a two-term policy. Due to this policy, some prominent leaders like EP Jayarajan, Thomas Issac, G Sudhakaran, AK Balan and C Raveendranath were left out of the list. The party has announced the list of 83 candidates of which 74 are CPI-M leaders while 9 are CPI-M backed independent candidates. Candidates for 2 more seats – Devikulam in Idukki and Manjeshwar in Kasaragod will be announced in a day or two. The party has fielded 12 women candidates while five youths below the age of 30 have been given tickets. There are eight candidates aged between 30 and 40 while 13 candidates are aged between 40 and 50. As many as 33 candidates are aged between 51 and 60 while 24 are above 60 years of age. As many as 42 candidates are graduates out of which 28 are advocates. Below is the full list of constituency-wise CPI-M candidates: Parassala According to reports, Minister for Co-Operation, Tourism and Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran, fisheries minister J Mercykutty Amma and higher education minister KT Jaleel will be contesting as party-backed independent candidates.