Amalapuram (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Amalapuram Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes.[1]

=Assembly Segments[edit]

Amalapuram Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following Legislative Assembly segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
161 Ramachandrapuram None
162 Mummidivaram None
163 Amalapuram SC
164 Razole SC
165 Gannavaram SC
166 Kothapeta None
167 Mandapeta None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Third 1962-67 Bayya Suryanarayana Murthy Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 Bayya Suryanarayana Murthy Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Bayya Suryanarayana Murthy Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Kusuma Krishna Murthy Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 Kusuma Krishna Murthy Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 A. J. Venkata Butchi Maheshwara Rao Telugu Desam Party
Ninth 1989-91 Kusuma Krishna Murthy Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Ganti Mohanachandra Balayogi Telugu Desam Party
Eleventh 1996-98 KSR Murthy Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Ganti Mohanachandra Balayogi Telugu Desam Party
Thirteenth 1999-04 Ganti Mohanachandra Balayogi,Ganti Vijaya Lakshmi(2002-2004) Telugu Desam Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 G.V. Harsha Kumar Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-14 G.V. Harsha Kumar Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Pandula Ravindra Babu Telugu Desam Party

Election results[edit]

General Elections 1989[edit]

General Election, 1989: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Kusuma Krishna Murthy 339,419 53.68 +15.53
TDP Aithabathula Jogeswara Venkata Butchi 284,638 45.02 -16.22
Majority 54,781 8.66
Turnout 632,287 75.66 +1.04
INC gain from TDP Swing

General Elections 1991[edit]

General Election, 1991: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP Ganti Mohana Chandra Balayogi 273,490 53.19 +8.17
INC Kusuma Krishna Murthy 186,003 36.18 -17.50
Majority 87,487 17.01
Turnout 514,144 61.48 -14.18
TDP gain from INC Swing

General Elections 1996[edit]

General Election, 1996: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC K S R Murthy 245,477 39.51 +3.33
TDP Ganti Mohana Chandra Balayogi 216,346 34.82 -18.37
NTRTDP(LP) Babu Mohan Palli 143,718 23.13
Majority 29,131 4.69
Turnout 621,325 68.39 +6.91
INC gain from TDP Swing

General Elections 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP Ganti Mohana Chandra Balayogi 286,953 43.57 +8.75
INC K S R Murthy 196,713 29.87 -9.64
BJP Umamaheswara Rao Kommabathula 172,301 26.16
Majority 90,240 13.70
Turnout 658,569 73.39 +5.00
TDP gain from INC Swing

General Elections 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP Ganti Mohana Chandra Balayogi 368,476 55.56 +11.99
INC Gollapalli Suryarao 249,597 37.63 +7.76
Majority 118,879 17.93
Turnout 663,249 73.02 -0.37
TDP hold Swing

General Elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC G.V. Harsha Kumar 350,346 49.75 +12.12
TDP Janardhana Rao Dunna 308,861 43.86 -11.70
Independent Bhupati Muneeswara Rao 26,699 3.79
Independent Ramesh Yalangi 9,550 1.36
BSP D. Muralikrishna 8,768 1.25
Majority 41,485 5.89
Turnout 704,224 74.59 -0.85
INC gain from TDP Swing

General Elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC G.V. Harsha Kumar 368,501 35.99 -13.76
PRP Pothula Prameela Devi 328,496 32.09
TDP Doctor Gedela Varalakshmi 264,524 25.84
Majority 40,005 3.90
Turnout 1,023,765 80.28 +2.20
INC hold Swing

General Elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP Pandula Ravindra Babu 594,547 53.04
YSRCP Pinipe Viswarupu 473,971 42.28
INC Aithabathula Jogeswara Venkata Butchi Maheswara Rao 12,182 1.09
Jai Samaikyandhra Party G.V.Harsha Kumar 9,931 0.89
BSP Geddam Sampada Rao 7,219 0.64
NOTA None of the Above 6,141 0.55
Majority 120,576 10.76
Turnout 1,120,927 82.55 +2.27
TDP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 30.