Amalapuram (SC) (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Amalapuram (SC)
Elected Year2019
Assembly Constituencies

Amalapuram (SC) Lok Sabha constituency is one of the twenty-five lok sabha constituencies of Andhra Pradesh in India. It comprises seven assembly segments and belongs to East Godavari district.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

As per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies order (2008), the constituency covers seven assembly segments, namely Amalapuram (SC), Kothapeta, Gannavaram (SC), Mandapeta, Mummidivaram, Ramachandrapuram, Razole (SC).[2]

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]

Year Winner Party
1952 Kaneti Mohana Rao Communist Party of India
1957 Kaneti Mohana Rao Communist Party of India
1962 Bayya Suryanarayana Murthy Indian National Congress
1967 Bayya Suryanarayana Murthy Indian National Congress
1971 Bayya Suryanarayana Murthy Indian National Congress
1977 Kusuma Krishna Murthy Indian National Congress
1980 Kusuma Krishna Murthy Indian National Congress
1984 A. J. Venkata Butchi Maheshwara Rao Telugu Desam Party
1989 Kusuma Krishna Murthy Indian National Congress
1991 G. M. C. Balayogi Telugu Desam Party
1996 K. S. R. Murthy Indian National Congress
1998 G. M. C. Balayogi Telugu Desam Party
1999 G. M. C. Balayogi Telugu Desam Party
2002^ Vijaya Kumari Ganti Telugu Desam Party
2004 G. V. Harsha Kumar Indian National Congress
2009 G. V. Harsha Kumar Indian National Congress
2014 Pandula Ravindra Babu Telugu Desam Party
2019 Chintha Anuradha YSR Congress Party

^ by poll

Election results[edit]

1989[edit]

1989 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Kusuma Krishna Murthy 339,419 53.68 +15.53
Telugu Desam 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 Telugu Desam Swing

1991[edit]

1991 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam G. M. C. 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
Telugu Desam gain from INC Swing

1996[edit]

1996 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC K. S. R. Murthy 245,477 39.51 +3.33
Telugu Desam G. M. C. 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 Telugu Desam Swing

1998[edit]

1998 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam G. M. C. 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
Telugu Desam gain from INC Swing

1999[edit]

1999 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam G. M. C. 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
Telugu Desam hold Swing

2004[edit]

2004 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC G. V. Harsha Kumar 350,346 49.75 +12.12
Telugu Desam 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 Telugu Desam Swing

2009[edit]

2009 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC G. V. Harsha Kumar 368,501 35.99 -13.76
Praja Rajyam Pothula Prameela Devi 328,496 32.09 N/A
Telugu Desam Gedela Varalakshmi 264,524 25.84 -18.02
Majority 40,005 3.90 -1.99
Turnout 1,023,765 80.28 +2.20
INC hold Swing -13.76

2014[edit]

2014 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Pandula Ravindra Babu 594,547 53.04 +27.20
YSR Congress Pinipe Viswarupu 473,971 42.28 N/A
INC A. J. V. Butchi Maheswara Rao 12,182 1.09 -34.90
JSP G. V. Harsha Kumar 9,931 0.89 N/A
BSP Geddam Sampada Rao 7,219 0.64 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 6,141 0.55 N/A
Majority 120,576 10.76 +6.86
Turnout 1,120,927 82.55 +2.27
Telugu Desam gain from INC Swing +9.75

2019[edit]

2019 General Election: Amalapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSR Congress Chintha Anuradha 485,313 39.43
Telugu Desam Ganti Harish Madhur 445,347 36.18
Jana Sena D.M.R.Sekhar 254,848 20.70
BJP Ayyaji Vema Manepalli 11,516 0.94
Majority 39,966
Turnout 1,235,368 84.64
YSR Congress gain from Telugu Desam Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. p. 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. New Delhi: National Informatics Centre. pp. 19, 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.

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