Palasa (Assembly constituency)

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Palasa
Constituency
DistrictSrikakulam
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate204,109
Current constituency
PartyYSR Congress Party
MLAAppalaraju Seediri
ReservationGeneral

Palasa Assembly constituency is a constituency in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Srikakulam (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Ichchapuram, Tekkali, Pathapatnam, Srikakulam, Amadalavalasa and Narasannapeta.[2] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 204,109 electors in the constituency.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 204,109 electors in the constituency.[3] In 2019 state assembly election, Appalaraju Seediri was elected as an MLA of the constituency, representing the YSR Congress Party.[4]

Mandals[edit]

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

S.No Mnadal Name
1 Palasa
2 Mandasa
3 Vajrapukothuru

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Palasa
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Juttu Jagannaikulu 47,931 40.52
Telugu Desam Syam Sunder Sivaji Gouthu 41,117 34.76
Praja Rajyam Vanka Nageswararao 22,213 18.78
Majority 6,814 5.76
Turnout 118,288 73.65
INC win (new seat)

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Palasa
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Syam Sunder Sivaji Gouthu 69,658 50.74
YSR Congress Baburao Vajja 52,133 37.97
Majority 17,525 12.77
Turnout 137,294 72.20 -1.45
Telugu Desam gain from INC Swing

Assembly elections 2019[edit]

2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Palasa
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSR Congress Seediri Appala Raju 76603 50.83%
Telugu Desam Gouthu Sireesha 60356 40.05%
Jana Sena Kotha Purnachandra Rao 6133 4.07%
BJP Korrayi Balakrishna Yadav 1574 1.04%
INC Majji Sharada 1255 0.83%
Majority 16247 10.78%
Turnout 150691
YSR Congress gain from Telugu Desam 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. ^ a b "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "The Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Part-V Extraordinary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad. 20 May 2014. p. 9. Retrieved 13 June 2019.