Palakonda (ST) (Assembly constituency)

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Palakonda (ST)
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictSrikakulam
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate1,84,414
Current constituency
ReservationYes

Palakonda Assembly constituency is a ST reserved constituency of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is one of 10 constituencies in the Srikakulam district.[1]

Overview[edit]

It is part of the Araku Lok Sabha constituency along with another six Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Kurupam, Parvathipuram, Salur, Araku Valley, Paderu and Rampachodavaram.

Mandals[edit]

S.No Mandal Name
1 Palakonda
2 Seethampeta
3 Veeraghattam
4 Bhamini

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Duration Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1989-94 Amruta Kumari INC
1994-99 Bhyadrayya Tale TDP
1999-2004 Amruta Kumari IND
2004-09 Kambala Jogulu TDP
2009-14 Nimmakka Sugreevulu INC
2014-Incumbent V Kalavathi YSRCP

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2004: Palakonda
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Kambala Jogulu 42,327 53.34 +21.89
INC T Rajababu 30,703 38.69 +7.29
Majority 11,624 14.65
Turnout 79,347 72.52 +9.08
TDP gain from Independent Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections, 2009: Palakonda
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Nimmaka Sugreevulu 45,909 42.43 +3.74
TDP Gopalarao Nimmaka 29,759 27.50 -25.84
PRP Viswasarayi Kalavathi 21,725 20.08
Majority 16,150 14.93
Turnout 108,295 69.75 -2.77
INC gain from TDP Swing

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014: Palakonda
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSRCP Viswasarayi Kalavathi 55,337 45.57
TDP Jaya Krishna Nimmaka 53,717 44.24
Majority 1,620 1.33
Turnout 121.428 72.22 +2.47
YSRCP gain from INC Swing

Assembly elections 2019[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2019: Palakonda
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Jaya Krishna Nimmaka
YSRCP Viswasarayi Kalavathi
CPI DVG Sankar Rao
BJP Sunita Tadangi
INC Himarak Prasad
Majority
Turnout
[[|N/A]] gain from [[|N/A]] Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/CurrentElections/CONSOLIDATED_ORDER%20_ECI%20.pdf Lok Sabha Constituneces and Assembly constituencies of India - Delimitation Order, 2008 - Election Commission of India