Guntur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Guntur [ edit ]
Existence 1952 - present
Current MP Jay Galla
Party Telugu Desam Party
Elected Year 2014
State Andhra Pradesh
Total Electors 1,572,017
Most Successful Party INC (12 times)
Assembly
Constituencies
Tadikonda
Mangalagiri
Ponnuru
Tenali
Guntur West
Guntur East

Guntur (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 25 lok sabha constituencies of Andhra Pradesh in India and one among the three constituencies in the Guntur district of the state.[1] It was constituted in 1989 and N.G.Ranga was the first member of parliament from the constituency and the present being Jayadev Galla, who won the 2014 lok sabha election representing Telugu Desam Party.[2][3]

Assembly segments[edit]

Guntur constituency presently comprises the following legislative assembly segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
205 Tadikonda SC
206 Mangalagiri None
207 Ponnuru None
210 Tenali None
212 Prathipadu SC
213 Guntur West None
214 Guntur East None

Members of parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation Ref
First 1952-57 S. V. L. Narasimham Independent
Second 1957-62 Kotha Raghuramaiah Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Kotha Raghuramaiah Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 Kotha Raghuramaiah Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Kotha Raghuramaiah Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Kotha Raghuramaiah Indian National Congress (Indira)
Seventh 1980-84 Nayakulu. G. Ranga Indian National Congress (Indira)
Eighth 1984-89 Nayakulu. G. Ranga Indian National Congress (Indira)
Ninth 1989-91 Nayakulu. G. Ranga Indian National Congress (Indira)
Tenth 1991-96 S. M. Lal Jan Basha Telugu Desam Party
Eleventh 1996-98 Rayapati Sambasiva rao Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Rayapati Sambasiva rao Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999-04 Yemparala Venkateswara Rao Telugu Desam Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 Rayapati Sambasiva rao Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-14 Rayapati Sambasiva rao Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Galla Jayadev Telugu Desam Party [2]

Election results[edit]

General Elections 1989[edit]

General Election, 1989: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Nayakulu. G. Ranga 404,558 53.95 +4.43
TDP M S S Koteswararao 339,545 45.28 -2.23
Majority 65,013 8.67
Turnout 749,809 67.31 +1.21
INC hold Swing

General Elections 1991[edit]

General Election, 1991: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP S. M. Laljan Basha 307,073 47.55 +2.27
INC Nayakulu. G. Ranga 292,329 45.27 -8.68
Majority 14,744 2.28
Turnout 645,726 57.94 -9.37
TDP gain from INC Swing

General Elections 1996[edit]

General Election, 1996: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Rayapati Sambasiva Rao 343,252 46.82 +1.55
TDP S. M. Laljan Basha 274,753 37.47 -10.08
NTRTDP(LP) Makineni Peda Rathaiah 89,098 12.15
Majority 68,499 9.35
Turnout 733,191 57.71 -0.23
INC gain from TDP Swing

General Elections 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Rayapati Sambasiva Rao 359,456 47.79 +0.97
TDP S. M. Laljan Basha 302,109 40.16 +2.69
BJP Avula Veerasekhararao 82,193 10.93
Majority 57,347 7.63
Turnout 752,220 59.48 +1.77
INC hold Swing

General Elections 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Yemparala Venkateswararao 399,065 51.08 +10.92
INC Rayapati Sambasiva Rao 358,735 45.92 -1.87
Majority 40,330 5.16
Turnout 781,254 63.02 +3.54
TDP gain from INC Swing

General Elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sambasiva Rayapati Rao 466,221 56.75 +10.83
TDP Yemparala Venkateswara Rao 336,429 40.95 -10.13
BSP Jupalli Hanumantha Rao Goud 9,375 1.14 +1.14
TRS Venkateswarlu Gundi 5,444 0.66 +0.66
Independent Muvva Venkat Rao 4,009 0.49 +0.46
Majority 129,792 15.80
Turnout 8,21,478 70.03 +7.01
INC gain from TDP Swing

General Elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sambasiva Rayapati Rao 403,937 38.66 -18.09
TDP Rajendra Madala 364,582 34.90 -6.05
PRP Thota Chandra Sekhar 227,764 21.80
LSP Amanulla Khan 17,362 1.66
BJP Yadlapati Swaruparani 10,797 1.03
BSP Malleta Babu Rao 7,385 0.71
Pyramid Party of India Velagapudi Lakshmana Rao 3,234 0.31
SP Yarrakula Tulasi Ram Yadav 3,234 0.31
Majority 39,355 3.76
Turnout 1,044,731 76.53 +6.50
INC hold Swing

General Elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Guntur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Jayadev Galla 618,417 49.68
YSRCP Vallabhaneni Balashowry 549,306 44.12
INC Abdul Waheed Shaik 46,818 3.76
Jai Samaikyandhra Party Mallela Venkata Rao 5,608 0.45
BSP Mallela Babu Rao 4,223 0.34
AAP Kata Venkata Bhavani Veera Vara Prasad 2,344 0.19
Pyramid Party of India Abburi Koteswara Rao 1,636 0.13
NOTA None of the Above 7,596 0.61
Majority 69,111 5.56
Turnout 1,244,926 79.19 +2.66
TDP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 31. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistical Report on General elections, 1989 to Ninth Lok Sabha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 72. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "MP (Lok Sabha)". AP State Portal. Retrieved 11 May 2015.