Mahabubnagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Mahabubnagar
Mahabubnagar LSC.png
Boundary of Mahabubnagar Constituency in Telangana
Existence 1952–present
Current MP A. P. Jithender Reddy
Party Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Elected Year 2014
State Telangana
Total Electors 14,18,672[1]
Assembly Constituencies Mahabubnagar, Kodangal, Jadcherla, Devarkadra, Makthal and Shadnagar.

Mahbubnagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 17 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Telangana state in southern India.[2] It comprises seven Vidhan Sabha constituencies, none of which are reserved for the marginalised sections of the society.

A. P. Jithender Reddy, current floor leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi in Lok Sabha is representing the constituency.

Overview[edit]

Since its inception in 1957 Mahabubnagar seat is a Congress stronghold, various political outfits like the Telangana Praja Samithi, Bharatiya Janata Party and the Janata Party have won it during different general elections.

During the final stages of Telangana Agitation it was represented by Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, the founder of Telangana Rashtra Samithi.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
72 Kodangal None
73 Narayanpet None
74 Mahbubnagar None
75 Jadcherla None
76 Devarkadra None
77 Makthal None
84 Shadnagar None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 K. Janaradhan Reddy Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 J. Rameshwar Rao Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 J. B. Muthyal Rao Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 J. Rameshwar Rao Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 J. Rameshwar Rao Telangana Praja Samithi
Sixth 1977-80 J. Rameshwar Rao Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 Mallikarjun Indian National Congress (I)
Eighth 1984-89 S. Jaipal Reddy Janata Party
Ninth 1989-91 Mallikarajun Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Mallikarajun Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Mallikarajun Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 S. Jaipal Reddy Janata Party
Thirteenth 1999-04 A. P. Jithender Reddy Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 D. Vittal Rao Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 K. Chandrasekhar Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Sixteen 2014-Incumbent A. P. Jithender Reddy Telangana Rashtra Samithi

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Mahabubnagar [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS A. P. Jithender Reddy 334228 32.94%
INC Jaipal Reddy 331638 32.68%
BJP Nagam Janardhan Reddy 272791 26.88%
BSP Kadire Krishna 15,779 1.55%
Pyramid Party of India S.R.Premaiah 30,388 2.99%
YSRCP H.A.Rahman 9,105 0.90%
Independent Ibrahim Syed 4,549 0.45%
Independent Chandra Sekhar. A 4,033 0.40%
Independent S.Shiva Shankar 3,252 0.32%
NOTA 9,037 0.89%
Majority 2,590
Turnout 10,14,800 72.94% +5.26%
TRS hold Swing

General Election, 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Mahabubnagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS K. Chandrashekar Rao 366569 39.56%
INC Devarakonda Vittal Rao 346385 37.39%
BJP K.Yadagiri Reddy 57,955 6.26%
Majority 20,184
Turnout 9,26,516 67.68%
TRS gain from INC Swing

General Election, 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Mahbubnagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC D. Vittal Rao 428,764 49.48 +6.45
TDP Yelkoti Yella Reddy 380,857 43.95
Pyramid Party of India Gundala Vijaya Lakshmi 25,842 2.98
BSP G Ramchandraiah Yadav 18,304 2.11
MUL Mohd Mazher Hussain 12,783 1.48
Majority 47,907 5.53 +11.96
Turnout 866,550 63.46 -3.03
INC gain from BJP Swing +6.45

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