The Kannur Lok sabha constituency in Kerala was formed from the 6th Lok Sabha election held
The LDF won the seat 3 times
In 1980,the Congress faction led by AK Antony was with the CPM-led LDF.
K Kunhambu of the Antony Congress won the election.Before the next election,Antony group
returned to the Congress(I).
Mullappally Ramachandran of the Congress(I) won the Kannur seat in the 8th,9th,10th,11th and
12th Lok Sabha elections.
Further, AP Abdullakkutty of the CPM won the seat in the 13th and 14th Lok sabha elections.
Interestingly,the MP is now out of CPM and is supporting the UDF!
Briefly,whoever wins the kannur Lok sabha seat as an LDF candidate further go to UDF!!