Palakollu (Assembly constituency)

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Palakollu
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictWest Godavari
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate1,70,459 [1]
Current constituency
Created1952
PartyTelugu Desam Party
MLANimmala Rama Naidu
ReservationNo

Palakollu Assembly constituency (Constituency No. 176) is a constituency of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is one among 15 constituencies in the West Godavari district and one of the important trading towns known for its business in cloths and coconut in the state.

In 2014 elections Nimmala Rama Naidu from Telugu Desam Party has been elected as Member of Legislative Assembly. In 2009 elections Bangaru Usha Rani from the Indian National Congress party was elected to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly from the Palakollu constituency by defeating the Praja Rajyam President Konidella Chiranjeevi with good majority.[2]

Overview[edit]

It is part of the Narsapuram Lok Sabha constituency along with another six Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Achanta, Narasapuram, Bhimavaram, Undi, Tanuku, and Tadepalligudem.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 1978[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 1978: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC(I) Vardhineedi Satyanarayana 32762 47.07
INC Chodisetti Suryarao 19699 28.2
CPI(M) CAlluri Satyanarayana Rao 16639 23.9
Independent Gadiraju Bangaramma 667 1.0
Majority 13063 18.4
Turnout 70855 76.1
INC(I) hold Swing

Assembly Elections 1983[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 1983: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Allu Venkata Satyanarayana 45082 66.11
INC Vardhineedi Satyanarayana 18507 27.14
CPI(M) Alluri Satyanarayana Raju 3828 5.6
Indian Congress (J) Nekkanti Visweswara Rao 502 0.7
Independent Guttula Nageswara Rao 269 0.4
Majority 26,575 38.5
Turnout 69034 71.80
Independent hold Swing

Assembly Elections 1985[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 1985: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Allu Venkata Satyanarayana 47,044 62.8
INC Vardhineedi Satyanaraana 26,470 35.3
Independent Veeravalli Ramakrishna 380 0.5
Independent Sanku Veeranna 292 0.4
Independent Allu Peerala Swamu 247 0.3
Independent Kunor Raja Gottukukala 141 0.2
Independent Ghikkala Visweswara Rao 136 0.2
Independent Kopalla Tata Rao 108 0.1
Independent Chama Venkateswara Rao 90 0.1
Majority 20,574 27.2
Turnout 75685 72.5
TDP hold Swing

Assembly Elections 1989[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 1989: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Chegondi Venkata Harirama Jogaiah 43,973 49.70
TDP Allu Venkata Satyanarayana 42,579 48.13
Majority 1,394 1.5
Turnout 90,548 74.32
INC hold Swing

Assembly Elections 1994[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 1994: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Allu Venkata Satyanarayana 50,750 56.31
INC Chegondi Venkata Harirama Jogaiah 36,350 40.33
BSP Estheruani Muvvala 1745 1.9
BJP Chennasreeramulu Boda 899 1.0
Independent Kappala Subbaiah Paul 130 1.0
Independent Anisetti Subbarayudu 113 1.0
Independent Sidagam Narasimhamurty (ANTARVEDI) 79 1.0
Independent Tammineedi Satyanarayanarao 61 1.0
Majority 14,400 15.9
Turnout 90,127 71.03
TDP hold Swing

Assembly Elections 1999[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 1999: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Allu Venkata Satyanarayana 47,220 54.35
INC Mentay Padmanabham 35,800 41.21
Majority 11,420 13.14
Turnout 86,882 68.6
TDP hold Swing

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2004: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ch. Satyanarayana Murty (Dr.Babjee) 46,077 47.73 -6.62
INC Gunnam Nagababu 34,076 35.50 -6.18
Majority 12,001 12.43
Turnout 96,542 75.16 +6.56
TDP hold Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections, 2009: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Bangaru usha rani 49,720 38.09 +2.59
PRP Konidala Chiranjeevi 44,274 33.92
TDP Ch. Satyanarayana Murty (Dr.Babjee) 29,371 22.50 -25.23
Majority 5,446 13.27
Turnout 130,532 86.64 +11.48
INC gain from TDP Swing

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014: Palakollu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Nimmala Rama Naidu 51,787 36.16
YSRCP Meka Seshu Babu 45,591 31.84
Majority 6,196 4.32
Turnout 143,202 84.01 -2.63
TDP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014". Palakollu Assembly Constituency Electorate.
  2. ^ "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01.

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