Thiruvananthapuram: It was a big surprise for the Congress-led UDF and LDF as BJP made strong inroads in Kerala with a 34-seat haul in the civic polls of the state.
The corporation is normally shared by UDF and LDF. This result will have a huge impact in the state assembly elections.
Elections to civic polls were held in two phases on November 2 and 5. A total of 75,549 candidates contested for the 21 905 seats.