Ichchapuram (Assembly constituency)

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Ichchapuram
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictSrikakulam
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate246,228
Current constituency
PartyTelugu Desam Party
MLAAshok Bendalam
ReservationGeneral

Ichchapuram Assembly constituency is a constituency in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Srikakulam (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Palasa, Tekkali, Pathapatnam, Srikakulam, Amadalavalasa and Narasannapeta.[2] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 246,228 electors in the constituency.[3] In 2019 state assembly election, Ashok Bendalam was elected as an MLA of the constituency, representing the Telugu Desam Party.[4]

Mandals[edit]

The four mandals that forms the assembly constituency are:[2]

S.no Mandal Name
1 Kanchili
2 Ichchapuram
3 Kaviti
4 Sompeta

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Duration Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation Ref
1978 Bendalam Venkateswara Sharma Janata Party
1983 Krishna Rao, M.V TDP
1989 Krishna Rao, M.V TDP
1994 Achuta Ramayya Dakkata TDP
1999 Krishna Rao, M.V Telugu Desam Party
2004 Naresh Kumar Agarwal Indian National Congress
2009 Piriya Sairaj Telugu Desam Party
2014 Ashok Bendalam Telugu Desam Party [5]
2019 Ashok Bendalam Telugu Desam Party

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Ichchapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Naresh Kumar Agarwal 51,927 54.03 +7.48
Telugu Desam Yakambari Dakkata 44,182 45.97 -5.60
Majority 7,745 8.06
Turnout 96,109 73.47 +7.05
INC gain from Telugu Desam Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Ichchapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Piriya Sairaj 45,277 33.24 -12.73
INC Narthu Ramarao 43,002 31.57 -22.46
Praja Rajyam Nartu Seshagiri Rao 39,256 28.82
Majority 2275 1.67
Turnout 136,222 73.14 -0.33
Telugu Desam gain from INC Swing

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Ichchapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Ashok Bendalam[5] 86,815 53.95
YSR Congress Narthu Rama Rao 61,537 38.24
Majority 25,278 15.71
Turnout 160,919 71.79 -1.35
Telugu Desam hold Swing

Assembly elections 2019[edit]

2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Ichchapuram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Ashok Bendalam 79,992 46.39
YSR Congress Piriya Sairaj 71,931 42.25
Jana Sena Dasari Raju 11,123 6.45
BJP J. S. V. Prasad 1826 1.06
INC Kolli Eshwar Rao 2138 1.24
Majority 7145 4.14
Turnout 1,72,423
Telugu Desam hold Swing Hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. pp. 16, 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ a b "The Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Part-V Extraordinary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad. 20 May 2014. p. 9. Retrieved 13 June 2019.