Kovvur (SC) (Assembly constituency)

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Kovvur (SC)
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictWest Godavari
StateAndhra Pradesh
Current constituency
ReservationYes

Kovvur Assembly constituency is a SC (Scheduled Caste)[1] reserved constituency of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is one among 15 assembly constituencies in the West Godavari district. This constituency was won by Jawahar, who was supported by the TDP in 2014 general elections.

Overview[edit]

It is part of the Rajahmundry Lok Sabha constituency along with another six Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Rajanagaram, Rajahmundry City, Rajahmundry Rural, Anaparthy, Nidadavole, and Gopalapuram.

It is considered a stronghold of TDP, which won all the election battles here since its inception in 1983 except in 1999 when congress won with sufficient majority.K.S Jawahar is the present kovvur constituency's MLA, who won 2014 Assembly elections with 10,000 i.e.; with 51% majority votes against T.Vanitha (YSRCP). There are 1,63,295 registered voters in Kovvur constituency in 2014 elections.[2]

Mandals[edit]

The Assembly Constituency presently comprises the following Mandals:

No Mandal Name
1 Kovvur
2 Chagallu
3 Tallapudi

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2004: Kovvur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Pendyala Venkata Krishna Rao 65,329 48.26 +2.47
INC G S Rao 63,998 47.27 -3.76
Majority 1,331 28.89
Turnout 135,378 79.52 +5.33
TDP gain from INC Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections, 2009: Kovvur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP T V Rama Rao 55,669 41.80 -6.46
INC Koyye Mosenu Raju 40,191 30.18 -17.09
PRP Bunga Saradhi 29,285 21.99
Majority 15,478 11.62
Turnout 133,179 83.78 +4.26
TDP hold Swing

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014: Kovvur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP K S Jawahar 74,661 51.88
YSRCP Vanita Taneti 61,916 43.02
Majority 12,745 8.86
Turnout 143,910 85.30 +1.52
TDP hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TABLE B - Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008. The Election Commission of India. p. 31.
  2. ^ http://www.indiastudychannel.com/sites/109882/-Vemuluru.aspx