Malkajgiri (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency (Telugu: మల్కాజ్‌గిరి లోక సభ నియోజకవర్గం) is one of the 17 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in the Indian state of Telangana.[1][2] This constituency came into existence in 2008, following the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

With 29,53,915 electors, it is the largest parliamentary constituency of the country in terms of number of electors. The well known Loksatta Party leader Jaya Prakash Narayan, fondly called JP, is standing for 2014 lok sabha election from here along with retired DGP V.Dinesh Reddy, Medak Ex MLA Mynampally Hanumanth Rao and Ch Malla Reddy .[3] Ch Malla Reddy from the Telugu Desam Party won the Malkajgiri seat with a majority of 28,815 votes over Mynampally Hanumanth Rao from TRS also defeating the sitting MP and Union Minister of State at that time Sarvey Sathyanarayana.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
43 Medchal None
44 Malkajgiri None
45 Qutbullapur None
46 Kukatpally None
47 Uppal None
49 Lal Bahadur Nagar(L.B Nagar) None
71 Secunderabad Cantonment. SC

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliate
15th 2009-2013 Sarvey Sathyanarayana Indian National Congress
16th 2014-Incumbent Ch Malla Reddy Telugu Desam Party

See also[edit]