Salur (ST) (Assembly constituency)

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Salur
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictVizianagaram
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate190,619
Current constituency
PartyYSR Congress Party
MLAPeedika Rajanna Dora
ReservationST

Salur Assembly constituency is an ST reserved constituency in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, representing the state legislative assembly in India.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Araku (ST) (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Kurupam (ST), Palakonda, Araku Valley (ST), Paderu (ST) and Rampachodavaram.[2] Peedika Rajanna Dora is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from YSR Congress Party.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 190,619 electors in the constituency.[4]

Mandals[edit]

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

S.No Mandal Name
1 Salur
2 Pachipenta
3 Mentada
4 Makkuva

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Duration Name of M.L.A. Party
1983–85 Boyina Rajayya TDP
1985–89 Boyina Rajayya TDP
1989–94 Lakshmi Narasimha Sanyasi Raju INC
1994–99 Rajendra Pratap Bhanj Deo TDP
1999–2004 Rajendra Pratap Bhanj Deo TDP
2004-09 Rajendra Pratap Bhanj Deo TDP
2009–14 Rajanna Dora Peedika INC
2014-Incumbent Rajanna Dora Peedika YSRCP [5]

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Salur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam R.P.Bhanj Deo 48,580 51.32 -6.86
INC Rajanna Dora Peedika 46,087 48.68 +8.45
Majority 2,493 2.64
Turnout 94,667 74.64 +2.52
Telugu Desam hold Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Salur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Rajanna Dora Peedika 49,517 40.94 -7.74
Telugu Desam Gummidi Sandhya Rani 47,861 39.57 -11.75
Praja Rajyam Hanumantha Rao T.V. 13,479 11.14
Majority 1,656 1.37
Turnout 121,002 71.57 -3.07
INC gain from Telugu Desam Swing

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Salur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSR Congress Rajanna Dora Peedika 63,755 47.28
Telugu Desam Rajendra Pratap Bhanj Deo 58,758 43.57
Majority 4,997 3.71
Turnout 134,857 77.04 +5.47
YSR Congress gain from INC 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. 17, 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "The Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Part-V Extraordinary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad. 20 May 2014. p. 10. Retrieved 13 June 2019.