Kurupam (ST) (Assembly constituency)

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Kurupam (ST)
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictVizianagaram
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate183,830
Current constituency
PartyYSR Congress Party
MLAPushpasreevani Pamula
ReservationST

Kurupam Assembly constituency is an ST reserved constituency in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, representing the state legislative assembly in India.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Araku (ST) (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Palakonda, Parvathipuram, Salur, Araku Valley (ST), Paderu (ST) and Rampachodavaram.[2] Pushpasreevani Pamula is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from YSR Congress Party.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 183,830 electors in the constituency.[4]

Mandals[edit]

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

S.No Mandal Name
1 Kurupam
2 Gummalakshmipuram
3 Jiyyammavalasa
4 Komarada
5 Garugubilli

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Duration Name of M.L.A. Party
2009–14 Janardhanathat Raj Veera Vara Thodaramala Indian National Congress
2014–19 Pushpasreevani Pamula YSR Congress Party [5]
2019-Incumbent Pushpasreevani Pamula YSR Congress Party

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Kurupam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Janardhan Thatraj Veeravaratodramala 48,493 41.41
Praja Rajyam Nimmaka Jayaraju 33,440 28.56
Majority 15,053 12.85
Turnout 117,104 71.99
INC win (new seat)

Assembly Elections 2014[edit]

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Kurupam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSR Congress Pushpasreevani Pamula 55,435 41.60
Telugu Desam Janardhan Thatraj Veeravaratodramala 36,532 27.28
Independent Jayaraju Nimmaka 26,044 19.54
Majority 19,083 14.32
Turnout 133,254 75.66 +3.67
YSR Congress gain from INC Swing

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. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "The Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Part-V Extraordinary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad. 20 May 2014. p. 10. Retrieved 13 June 2019.