Kothagudem (Assembly constituency)

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for the Vidhan Sabha
State Telangana
Electorate 2,18,146
Current constituency
Created 1952
Party Telangana Rashtra Samithi
MLA Jalagam Venkat Rao

Kothagudem Assembly constituency is a constituency of Telangana Legislative Assembly, India. It is one of constituencies in Bhadadri Kothadugem District. It includes the towns of Kothagudem and Palwancha and part of Khammam Lok Sabha constituency.

Jalagam Venkat Rao[1] of Telangana Rashtra Samithi is representing the constituency for the first time.


The Assembly Constituency presently comprises the following Mandals:

No Mandal Name
1 Kothagudem
2 Palwancha
3 Sujatanagar
4 Chunchupally
5 Laxmidevipalli

Election results[edit]

Telangana Legislative Assembly election, 2014[edit]

Telangana Assembly Elections, 2014: Kothagudem(Assembly constituency)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS Jalagam Venkat Rao 50,688 30.67%
YSRCP Venkateshwara Rao Vanama 34,167 20.67%
TDP Koneru Satyanarayana 28,363 17.16%
Independent Adavalli Krishna 22,989 13.91%
Majority 16,521
Turnout 1,65,264 75.76%
TRS gain from CPI Swing


List of Elected Members to Kothagudem Constituency.[3]

Year Elected Member Political Party
1978 Chekuri Kasaiah JNP
1983 Koneru Nageswara Rao TDP
1985 Koneru Nageswara Rao TDP
1989 Vanama Venkateswara Rao INC
1994 Koneru Nageswara Rao TDP
1999 Vanama Venkateswara Rao INC
2004 Vanama Venkateswara Rao INC
2009 Kunamneni Sambasiva Rao CPI
2014 Jalagam Venkat Rao TRS


See also[edit]