ichchapuram railway station
|• Member of Legislative Assembly||Piriya Sairaj|
|Elevation||15 m (49 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Srikakulam|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Ichchapuram|
Ichchapuram is a municipal town in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, India, about 587 kilometres north of the state capital, Vijayawada and 24 kilometres south of silk city Berhampur, Odisha. It is the headquarter for Ichapuram mandal, bordered by Odisha state to the north and west, Kaviti mandal to the south, and the Bay of Bengal to the East.
As of 2011[update] Census of India, the town had a population of 36,493. The total population constitute, 17,716 males, 18,777 females and 4,004 children, in the age group of 0–6 years. The average literacy rate stands at 71.12% with 23,105 literates, lower than the national average of 73.00%.
Ichapuram is an assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 2,29,438 registered voters in this constituency in 2014 elections.
List of Elected Members:
- 1951 - Asi Neeladri Reddy.
- 1955 and 1972 - Uppada Rangababu Reddy
- 1962 - Kirti Chandra Deo.
- 1967 - L.K. Reddy
- 1978 - Bendalam Venkatesam Sarma
- 1983, 1985, 1989 and 1999 - M.V. Krishna Rao
- 1994 - late Dakkata Achuta Ramayya Reddy
- 2004 - Naresh Kumar Agarwal
- 2009 - Sai Raj Piriya
- 2014 - Bendalam Ashok (TDP)
Road ways ichchapuram is well connected to main cities like visakhapatnam,berhampur,srikakulam through APSRTC buses.
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- Election Commission of India.1978-2004 results-Ichapuram
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- Election Commission of India.A.P.Assembly results.1972
- Election Commission of India.A.P.Assembly results.1962
- Election Commission of India.A.P.Assembly results.1967
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