Karimnagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Karimnagar LSC.png
Boundary of Karimnagar Constituency in Telangana
Existence1952–present
Current MPBandi Sanjay Kumar
PartyBJP
Elected Year2019
StateTelangana
Total Electors11,47,697[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesKarimnagar
Choppadandi
Vemulawada
Sircilla
Manakondur
Huzurabad
Husnabad

Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 17 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Telangana state in southern India.[2]

Bandi Sanjay Kumar of Bharatiya Janata Party is currently representing the constituency.

History[edit]

Since its inception in 1952 Karimnagar seat is a Congress stronghold, various political outfits like the Telangana Praja Samithi, Bharatiya Janata Party and the Telugu Desam Party have won it during different general elections.[3]

After the formation of Telangana Rashtra Samithi the seat has been won by Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, the founder of TRS during the Telangana Agitation he won twice from the constituency with huge margin[4]

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
26 Karimnagar None
27 Choppadandi SC
28 Vemulawada None
29 Sircilla None
30 Manakondur SC
31 Huzurabad None
32 Husnabad None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 M. R. Krishna Scheduled Castes Federation
First 1952-57 Badam Yella Reddy People's Democratic Front
Second 1957-62 M. R. Krishna Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 M. Sri Ranga Rao Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 J. Ramapathi Rao Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 J. Ramapathi Rao Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 M. Satyanarayana Rao Telangana Praja Samithi
Sixth 1977-80 M. Satyanarayana Rao Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 M. Satyanarayana Rao Indian National Congress (I)
Eighth 1984-89 J. Chokka Rao Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 J. Chokka Rao Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 J. Chokka Rao Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 L. Gandula Ramana Telugu Desam Party
Twelfth 1998-99 C. Vidyasagar Rao Bharatiya Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999-04 C. Vidyasagar Rao Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-06 K. Chandrashekar Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Fourteenth 2006-08 K. Chandrashekar Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Fourteenth 2008-09 K. Chandrashekar Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Fifteenth 2009-14 Ponnam Prabhakar Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-19 B. Vinod Kumar Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Seventeenth 2019-Incumbent Bandi Sanjay Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Karimnagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Bandi Sanjay Kumar 4,98,276 43.42 +24.34
TRS Boianapalli Vinod Kumar 4,08,768 35.62 -9.31
INC Ponnam Prabhakar 1,79,258 15.62 -11.09
NOTA None of the Above 7,979 0.7 +0.19
Majority 89,508
Turnout 11,48,201 69.52
BJP gain from TRS Swing

General Election, 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Karimnagar [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS Boianapalli Vinod Kumar 5,05,783 44.93
INC Ponnam Prabhakar 3,00,706 26.71
BJP Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao 2,14,828 19.08
NCP Burla Ravi 4,769 0.42
BSP B. Laxman 11,328 1.00
BMP Dharmaiah Vendavetla 3,777 0.33
Pyramid Party of India L.Prabhakar Reddy 3,943 0.35
YSR Congress Meesala Raji Reddy 3,075 0.27
New India Party Ranaveni Lakshman 2,062 0.18
RPI(A) Reddi Malla Srinivas 8,034 0.71
WPI Shaik Mahmood 39,308 3.49
Independent Uppuleti Laxman 2,445 0.22
Independent Kandem Prabhakar 4,728 0.42
Independent Pulikota Ramesh 1,773 0.16
Independent Mallesh Yadav Barla 2,757 0.24
Independent Mohammed Amjad Mohiuddin 6,713 0.60
Independent Srinivas Reddy Lingampally 3,851 0.34
NOTA None of the above 5,734 0.51
Majority 2,05,007 18.22
Turnout 11,25,691 74.71
TRS gain from INC Swing

General Election, 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Karimnagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ponnam Prabhakar 3,17,927 32.14
TRS Boianapalli Vinod Kumar 2,67,684 27.06
BJP Chandupatla Janga Reddy 1,22,337 12.37
Majority 50,243
Turnout 9,89,301 66.12
INC gain from TRS Swing

General Election, 2004[edit]

General Elections, 2004: Karimnagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao 451,199 51.59 +51.59
BJP Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao 320,031 36.60 -13.13
Independent Mamidipalli Gangarajam 59,686 6.83
BSP Kothapalli Sandri Menayya 43,582 4.98
Majority 131,168 14.99 +64.72
Turnout 874,498 65.12 -1.64
TRS gain from BJP Swing +51.59

Trivia[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014"
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 29.
  3. ^ Karimnagar Lok Sabha
  4. ^ In Karimnagar bypoll, TRS chief rides Telangana wave
  5. ^ KARIMNAGAR LOK SABHA (GENERAL) ELECTIONS RESULT

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