Malkajgiri (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence2008–present
Current MPRevanth Reddy
PartyIndian National Congress
Elected Year2019
StateTelangana
Total Electors3,183,325[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesMedchal, Malkajgiri, Qutbullapur, Kukatpally, Uppal, L. B. Nagar, and Secunderabad Cantonment.

Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 17 Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian Parliament) constituencies in the South Indian state of Telangana.[2] This constituency came into existence in 2008, following the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.[3]

As of 2014, Malkajgiri is the largest Lok Sabha constituency by number of electors with 3,183,325.[4] It first held elections in 2009 as a constituency of the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and its first member of parliament (MP) was Sarvey Sathyanarayana of the Indian National Congress. The new state of Telangana was created in 2014 by the implementation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 and this constituency became part of it.[5] From 2014-2019, its MP was Malla Reddy who represented the Telugu Desam Party at the election. In 2016, Malla Reddy switched parties to represent the Telangana Rashtra Samithi.[6] The current MP of Malkajgiri is Revanth Reddy who represents the Indian National Congress.[7]

Assembly segments[edit]

Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following seven Legislative Assembly segments:[3]

Constituency number Name Reservation
43 Medchal None
44 Malkajgiri None
45 Qutbullapur None
46 Kukatpally None
47 Uppal None
49 L. B. Nagar None
71 Secunderabad Cantonment SC

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Member Party
15th 2009–2014 Sarvey Sathyanarayana Indian National Congress
16th 2014–2018 Malla Reddy Telugu Desam Party
17th 2019-2024 Revanth Reddy Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

General election 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general election : Malkajgiri
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Anumula Revanth Reddy 6,03,748 38.63 +24.21
TRS Rajashekar Reddy Marri 5,92,829 37.93 +7.39
BJP Ramchander Rao Naraparaju 3,04,282 19.47 +19.47
Majority 10,919
Turnout 15,63,646 49.63
INC gain from Telugu Desam Swing

General election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general election: Malkajgiri[1][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Malla Reddy 523,336 32.30 +7.83
TRS Hanumanth Rao Mynampally 494,965 30.54 N/A
INC Sarvey Sathyanarayana 233,711 14.42 -17.79
LSP Jayaprakash Narayan N. 158,243 9.77 +0.73
YSR Congress V. Dinesh Reddy 115,710 7.14 N/A
AIMIM Divakar Dharanikota Sudhakar 18,543 1.14 N/A
Independent K. Nageshwar 13,236 0.82 N/A
AAP N. V. Sudha Kiran 8,291 0.51 N/A
Shramajeevi Party Jajula Bhaskar 8,003 0.49 N/A
BSP Karunakar R. 6,133 0.38 -0.11
Independent D. Bikshapathi 5,717 0.35 N/A
JSP Bandi Sudhakar 4,094 0.25 N/A
Independent Anjaneyulu E. 2,677 0.17 N/A
Independent Kanta Sayanna 2,262 0.14 N/A
Pyramid Party of India Surakanti Venkat Reddy 2,049 0.13 -0.21
Independent Dasari Bharath Reddy 1,696 0.10 N/A
Independent Koyalkar Bhojraj 1,546 0.10 -0.42
Independent Gajabinkar Bansilal 1,416 0.09 N/A
Shiv Sena Murari T. N. 1,390 0.09 N/A
Independent Peesari Satish Reddy 1,325 0.08 N/A
Independent M. Nageswara Rao 1,301 0.08 N/A
Independent Vattikuti Ramarao Goud 1,032 0.06 N/A
Independent M. T. Varughese 1,026 0.06 N/A
Independent Rahul Pandit 899 0.06 N/A
Telangana Loksatta Party Paduri Srinivas Reddy 803 0.05 N/A
Independent B. Veera Hanumantha Reddy 775 0.05 N/A
B. C. Bharata Desam Party Sathyanarayana Yaadav Peddiboyina 597 0.04 N/A
Andhra Pradesh Rashtra Samaikya Samithi Party Sutharapu Padmaiah 538 0.03 N/A
Independent Polisetty Krishna Rao 496 0.03 N/A
Independent Potturi Tulasi Das 411 0.03 N/A
NOTA None of the above 8,716 0.54 N/A
Margin of victory 28,371 1.76 -5.98
Turnout 1,620,397 50.90 -0.56
Telugu Desam gain from INC Swing

General election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general election: Malkajgiri[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sarvey Sathyanarayana 388,368 32.21 N/A
Telugu Desam Bheemsen T. 295,042 24.47 N/A
Praja Rajyam T. Devender Goud 238,886 19.81 N/A
BJP Indrasena Reddy Nallu 130,206 10.80 N/A
LSP Lavu Rathaiah (Vignan) 109,036 9.04 N/A
Independent Koyalkar Bhojraj 6,253 0.52 N/A
BSP M. Babu Rao Padmashali 5,951 0.49 N/A
Trilinga Praja Pragati Party S. D. Krishna Murthy 5,314 0.44 N/A
Independent Duserla Papa Raidu 4,270 0.35 N/A
Pyramid Party of India N. V. Rama Reddy 4,054 0.34 N/A
Independent K. Srinivasa Raju 3,735 0.31 N/A
BPD Narender Kumbala 3,237 0.27 N/A
Independent Mohammed Mansoor Ali 2,437 0.20 N/A
Independent Kante Kanakaiah Gangaputra 2,175 0.18 N/A
Independent Chennuri Venkata Subba Rao 2,066 0.17 N/A
SP Lion C. Francis M. J. F. 1,347 0.11 N/A
Independent Jajula Bhaskar 1,227 0.10 N/A
Rashtriya Krantikari Samajwadi Party Prathani Ramakrishna 1,164 0.10 N/A
Margin of victory 93,226 7.74 N/A
Turnout 1,205,714 51.46 N/A
INC win (new seat)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election - 2014". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Malkajgiri: Where voters do not repeat mandate".
  3. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 29.
  4. ^ Malkajgiri biggest Lok Sabha seat, Lakshadweep smallest
  5. ^ "Malkajgiri: A Seemandhra enclave in the heart of Telangana". India Today. 8 April 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  6. ^ "TDP's lone Telangana MP, Malla Reddy, joins TRS". The Indian Express. 1 June 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  7. ^ May 24, TNN | Updated; 2019; Ist, 12:02. "Telangana election results 2019: After losing in Kodangal, Revanth wrests Malkajgiri seat from TRS | Hyderabad News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-06-08.
  8. ^ "Malkajgiri". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 June 2014.
  9. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. pp. 2–3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.

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