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

Anantapuram Lok Sabha constituency
Current MPTalari Rangaiah
PartyYSR Congress Party
Elected Year2019
StateAndhra Pradesh
Assembly ConstituenciesRayadurg (Assembly constituency), Uravakonda (Assembly constituency), Guntakal (Assembly constituency), Tadpatri (Assembly constituency), Singanamala (SC) (Assembly constituency), Anantapur Urban (Assembly constituency), Kalyandurg (Assembly constituency)

Anantapur 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 Anantapur district.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Anantapur Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following Legislative Assembly segments:[2]

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]


Year Winner Party
1952 Paidi Lakshmayya Indian National Congress
1957 T. Nagi Reddy Communist Party of India
1962 Osman Ali Khan Indian National Congress
1967 Ponnapati Antony Reddi Indian National Congress
1971 Ponnapati Antony Reddi Indian National Congress
1977 Darur Pullaiah Indian National Congress
1980 Darur Pullaiah Indian National Congress
1984 Devineni Narayanaswami Telugu Desam Party
1989 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
1991 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
1996 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
1998 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
1999 Kalava Srinivasulu Telugu Desam Party
2004 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
2009 Anantha Venkatarami Reddy Indian National Congress
2014 J. C. Diwakar Reddy Telugu Desam Party
2019 Talari Rangaiah YSR Congress 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
Telugu Desam G. Ramanna Chowdary 290,203 44.69 -14.45
Majority 59,482 9.16
Turnout 649,375 64.05 +0.01
INC gain from Telugu Desam Swing

General Elections 1991[edit]

General Election, 1991: Anatapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 362,676 59.14 +5.29
Telugu Desam 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 % ±
Telugu Desam 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
Telugu Desam 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
Telugu Desam 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 Telugu Desam Swing

General Elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Anantha Venkatarami Reddy 457,876 45.78 -6.66
Telugu Desam Kalava Srinivasulu 379,955 37.99 -6.06
Praja Rajyam 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 % ±
Telugu Desam J.C. Divakar Reddy 606,509 50.33 -6.06
YSR Congress 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
Telugu Desam hold Swing

General Election 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Anantapur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSR Congress Talari Rangaiah 6,95,208 51.79
Telugu Desam J.C.Pavan Kumar Reddy 5,53,780 41.26
CPI D.Jagadeesh 20,294 1.51
Majority 1,41,428 10.53
Turnout 13,48,114 81.01%
YSR Congress hold Swing YSR Congress

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. p. 31. 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. p. 31.

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