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 [ edit ]
Current MP J. C. Diwakar Reddy
Party Telugu Desam Party
Elected Year 2014
State Andhra Pradesh
Total Electors 1,536,894
Most Successful Party INC (12 times)
Assembly
Constituencies
Rayadurg
Uravakonda (Assembly constituency)
Guntakal
Tadpatri
Singanamala
Anantapur Urban
Kalyandurg (Assembly constituency)

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 Venkatarami 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. 

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