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 P. Antony Reddi Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 P. Antony Reddi Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Darur Pullaiah Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 Darur Pullaiah Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 D. 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 Srinivasulu Kalava 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 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 +11.19
Turnout 875,135 68.42 +5.43
INC hold Swing +4.97

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]