Khammam (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Boundary of Khammam Constituency in Telangana
Existence1952–present
Current MPNama Nageswara Rao
PartyTelangana Rashtra Samithi
Elected Year2019
StateTelangana
Total Electors14,40,289[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesKhammam
Palair
Madhira
Wyra
Sathupalle
Kothagudem
Aswaraopeta

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

Nama Nageswara Rao of Telangana Rashtra Samithi is currently representing the constituency for the first time.

Overview[edit]

Since its inception in 1952 Khammam seat is Congress strong hold where it has won 12 times various other political outfits like Communist Party of India, Telugu Desam Party, Communist Party of India (Marxist) and YSR Congress Party have won it during different general elections.

Assembly segments[edit]

Khammam presently comprises the following Legislative Assembly segments:[2]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
112 Khammam None
113 Palair None
114 Madhira SC
115 Wyra ST
116 Sathupalle SC
117 Kothagudem None
118 Aswaraopeta ST

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 T. B. Vittal Rao People's Democratic Front (Hyderabad)
Second 1957-62 T. B. Vittal Rao Communist Party of India
Third 1962-67 T. Lakshmi Kantamma Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 T. Lakshmi Kantamma Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 T. Lakshmi Kantamma Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Jalagam Kondala Rao Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 Jalagam Kondala Rao Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 Jalagam Vengala Rao Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Jalagam Vengala Rao Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 P.V. Rangayya Nayudu Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Veerabhadram Tammineni Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Twelfth 1998-99 Nadendla Bhaskara Rao Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999-04 Renuka Chowdhary Indian National Congress
Fourteenth 2004-09 Renuka Chowdhary Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-14 Nama Nageswara Rao Telugu Desam Party
Sixteenth 2014-19 Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy YSR Congress Party
Seventeenth 2019-Incumbent Nama Nageswara Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Khammam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS Nama Nageswara Rao 5,67,459 49.78
INC Renuka Chowdhury 3,99,397 35.04
CPI (M) Boda Venkat 57,102 5.01
BJP Devaki Vasudeva Rao 20,488 1.80
Jana Sena Narala Satyanarayana 19,315 1.69
NOTA None of the Above 15,832 1.39
Majority 1,68,062 14.74
Turnout 11,39,848 75.30
TRS gain from YSR Congress Swing

General Election, 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Khammam[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSR Congress Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy 4,21,957 35.67
Telugu Desam Nama Nageswara Rao 4,09,983 34.66
CPI Kankanala Narayana 1,87,653 15.86
TRS Budan Baig Shaik 89,063 7.53
Majority 11,974
Turnout 11,82,897 82.13 +0.05
YSR Congress gain from Telugu Desam Swing

General Election, 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Khammam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Nama Nageswara Rao 4,69,368 45.39
INC Renuka Chowdary 3,44,920 33.36
Praja Rajyam Jalagam Hemamalini 1,87,653 12.68
Majority 1,24,448
Turnout 10,34,009 82.08 +3.59
Telugu Desam gain from INC Swing

General Election, 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Khammam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Renuka Chowdary 5,18,047 50.63
Telugu Desam Nama Nageswara Rao 4,09,159 39.99
Majority 1,08,888
Turnout 10,23,177 78.79 +4.02
INC hold Swing

General Election, 1999[edit]

General Election, 1999: Khammam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Renuka Chowdary 3,28,596 34.7%
Telugu Desam Baby Swarna Kumari 3,20,198 33.8
CPI (M) Guguloth Dharma 1,84,422 19.5
Majority 8,398 0.9
Turnout 9,48,088 77.2
INC hold Swing

General Election, 1998[edit]

General Election, 1998: Khammam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Nadendla Bhaskara Rao 3,63,747 39.7
CPI (M) Tammineni Veerabhadram 3,52,083 38.4
BJP Ravindra Naik Dharavath 1,17,926 12.9
Majority 11,664 1.3
Turnout 9,17,369 74.7
INC gain from CPI (M) Swing

General Election, 1996[edit]

General Election, 1996: Khammam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI (M) Tammineni Veerabhadram 3,74,675 41.8
INC P.V. Rangaiah Naidu 3,11,384 34.8
NTRTDP(LP) Nageswara Rao Koneru 75,072 8.4
Majority 63,291 7.1
Turnout 8,95,441 72.6
CPI (M) gain from INC Swing

General Election, 1991[edit]

General Election, 1991: Khammam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC P.V. Rangaiah Naidu 3,16,186 43.2%
CPI (M) Tammineni Veerabhadram 3,10,268 42.3%
Independent Gaddam Venkatramayya 45,999 6.3%
Majority 5,918 0.8%
Turnout 7,32,650 70.2%
INC hold Swing

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. 30.
  3. ^ KHAMMAM LOK SABHA (GENERAL) ELECTIONS RESULT

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