Peddapalle (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Peddapalli LSC.png
Boundary of Peddapalli Constituency in Telangana
Existence 1962–present
Current MP Balka Suman
Party TRS
Elected Year 2014
State Telangana
Total Electors 14,25,361[1]
Assembly Constituencies Peddapalli

Peddapalli Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 17 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Telangana state in southern India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes[2]

Balka Suman of Telangana Rashtra Samithi is representing the constituency for the first time.


Since its inception in 1962 Peddapalli seat is a Congress stronghold, various political outfits like the Telangana Praja Samithi and the Telugu Desam Party have won it during different general elections.

After the formation of Telangana the Telangana Rashtra Samithi won the seat for the first time in 2014 General Election.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
2 Chennur SC
3 Bellampalli SC
4 Mancherial None
22 Dharmapuri SC
23 Ramagundam None
24 Manthani None
25 Peddapalle None

Members of Parliament[edit]

LokSabha Duration Name of the Member Political Party
Third 1962-1967 M. R. Krishna Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-1971 M. R. Krishna Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-1977 V. Tulasiram Telangana Praja Samithi
Sixth 1977-1980 V. Tulasiram Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-1984 K. Rajamallu Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-1989 G. Bhoopathy Telugu Desam Party
Ninth 1989-1991 G. Venkat Swamy Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-1996 G. Venkat Swamy Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-1998 G. Venkat Swamy Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-1999 Chellamalla Suguna Kumari Telugu Desam Party
Thirteenth 1999-2004 Chellamalla Suguna Kumari Telugu Desam Party
Fourteenth 2004-2009 G. Venkat Swamy Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-14 G. Vivek Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Balka Suman Telangana Rashtra Samithi

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Peddapalli [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS Balka Suman 5,65,496 55.32%
INC G. Vivek 2,74,338 26.84%
TDP Dr.Janapati Sarat Babu 63,334 6.2%
BSP Tagaram Shankar Lal 9,430 0.66%
Pyramid Party of India Kalvala Shankar 9,288 0.65%
Republican Party of India Kalvala Sanjeev 8,609 0.60%
Backward Castes United Front Botha Venkata Mallaiah 2,245 0.16%
New India Party J.V. Raju 3,020 0.21%
Mahajana Socialist Party Venkata Swamy Injam 3,866 0.27%
Republican Paksha(Khoripa) Velthuru Mallaiah 45,977 3.23%
Independent Kamilla Jaya Rao 2,742 0.19%
Independent Gaddala Vinay Kumar 3,266 0.23%
Independent Gorre Ramesh 2,361 0.17%
Independent Jinna Ramadevi 9,199 0.65%
Independent Thallapalli Srinivas 3,699 0.26%
Independent Bupelli Narayana 7,258 0.51%
Independent Moutam Ravinder 2,674 0.19%
Majority 2,91,158
Turnout 10,22,184 74.12% +6.02%
TRS gain from INC Swing

General Election, 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Peddapalli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC G. Vivek 3,13,748 34.7%
TRS Gomasa Srinivas 2,64,731 29.28%
PRP Arepelli David Raju 1,75,605 19.42%
Majority 49,017
Turnout 9,04,084 68.72%
INC hold Swing

General Election, 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Peddapalli [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC G. Venkat Swamy 572,207 60.91 +15.52
TDP Suguna Kumari 309,072 32.90 -14.34
BSP Kannam Raghu 26,554 2.8
Independent Kampelli Srinivas 14,151 1.51
Independent Maddela Odelu 8,829 0.94
Independent Kamilla Jaya Rao 8,637 0.92
Majority 263,135 28.01 +29.86
Turnout 939,450 67.78 +0.04
INC hold Swing +15.52


See also[edit]