Anantapur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Coordinates: 14°41′N 77°36′E / 14.68°N 77.6°E / 14.68; 77.6 Anantapur Lok Sabha constituency (Telugu: అనంతపురం లోకసభ నియోజకవర్గం) is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
267 Rayadurg None
268 Uravakonda None
269 Guntakal None
270 Tadpatri None
271 Singanamala SC
272 Anantapur Urban None
273 Kalyandurg None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Paidi Lakshmayya Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 T. Nagi Reddy Communist Party of India
Third 1962-67 Osman Ali Khan Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 Ponnapati Antony Reddi Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Ponnapati Antony Reddi Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Darur Pullaiah Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 Darur Pullaiah Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 Devineni Narayanaswami Telugu Desam Party
Ninth 1989-91 Anantha Venkata Reddy Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Anantha Venkata Reddy Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999-04 Kalava Srinivasulu Telugu Desam Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent J. C. Diwakar Reddy Telugu Desam Party

Election results[edit]

General Elections 1989[edit]

General Election, 1989: Anatapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Anantha Venkata Reddy 349,685 53.85 +15.97
TDP G. Ramanna Chowdary 290,203 44.69 -14.45
Majority 59,482 9.16
Turnout 649,375 64.05 +0.01
INC gain from TDP Swing

General Elections 1991[edit]

General Election, 1991: Anatapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Anantha Venkata Reddy 362,676 59.14 +5.29
TDP B.T.L.N. Chowdary 200,392 32.67 -12.02
Majority 162,284 26.47
Turnout 613,298 60.36 -3.69
INC hold Swing

General Elections 1996[edit]

General Election, 1996: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 288,845 44.60 -14.54
CPI R.Rangappa 205,986 32.25
NTRTDP(LP) V Prabhakara Chowdary 94,485 14.79
Majority 82,859 12.35
Turnout 638,636 52.58 +7.78
INC hold Swing

General Elections 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 320,474 44.60 +3.05
CPI R.Ramakrishna 238,076 35.40 +3.15
BJP Veluri Kesava Chowdari 93,339 13.88
Majority 82,398 9.20
Turnout 672,528 55.44 +2.86
INC hold Swing

General Elections 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP Kalava Srinivasulu 378,488 50.27 +14.87
INC Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 357,386 47.47 +3.17
Majority 21,102 2.80
Turnout 752,838 61.39 +5.95
TDP gain from INC Swing

General Elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 458,925 52.44 +4.97
TDP Kalava Srinivasulu 385,521 44.05 -6.22
BSP Nagabhushanam Gaddala 9,296 1.06
Independent Yatham Pothalaiah 7,102 0.81
Pyramid Party of India K Venkatesulu 6,232 0.71 -6.56
TRS A Jagan Mohan Rao 4,419 0.50
Independent B S Amarnath 3,640 0.42
Majority 73,404 8.39
Turnout 875,135 68.42 +5.43
INC gain from TDP Swing

General Elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 457,876 45.78 +6.66
TDP Kalava Srinivasulu 379,955 37.99 -6.06
PRP G S Mansoor 102,047 37.99 10.20
BJP Ambati Rama Krishna Reddy 16,540 1.65
Independent J C Ramanujula Reddy 9,179 0.92
Independent K P Narayana Swamy 8,908 0.89
LSP Appala Amarnath 6,340 0.63
BSP Nagabhushanam Gaddala 5,921 0.59
Independent Devella Murali 4,781 0.48
Independent T Chandra Sekhar 3,346 0.33
Pyramid Party of India G Hari 3,232 0.32
CPI(ML) Liberation B S Amarnath 2,083 0.21
Majority 77,921 7.79
Turnout 1,000,208 70.86 +2.44
INC hold Swing

General Elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP J.C. Divakar Reddy 606,509 50.33 -6.06
YSRCP Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 545,240 45.25
INC Anil Chowdary.P 16,659 1.38
Majority 61,269 5.08
Turnout 1,205,054 78.41 +7.55
TDP hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 31. 

See also[edit]