Siddipet

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Siddipet
Siddipet is located in Telangana
Siddipet
Siddipet
Location in Telangana, India
Siddipet is located in India
Siddipet
Siddipet
Siddipet (India)
Coordinates: 18°06′N 78°51′E / 18.1°N 78.85°E / 18.1; 78.85Coordinates: 18°06′N 78°51′E / 18.1°N 78.85°E / 18.1; 78.85
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictSiddipet
Government
 • TypeTelangana Government
 • BodyMunicipality
Area
 • Total32.31 m km2 (Formatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)
Elevation
675 m (2,215 ft)
Population
(2011)[1][2]
 • Total114,091
 • Rank11
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
502103
Telephone code08457
Vehicle registrationTS-15,"TS-36"
Literacy90.73%
Websitesiddipetmunicipality.in

Siddipet is a town in Siddipet district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is a municipality and the headquarters of Siddipet District.[3] As of 2011 census of India, Siddipet town had a population of 65,158 which got increased to 114,091 with the merger of surrounding villages.

Geography[edit]

Siddipet is 100 kilometers from Hyderabad, 62 kilometers from Karimnagar, 124 kilometers from Ramagundam, and 80 kilometers away from second largest city of Telangana Warangal.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census of India, Siddipet had a population of 65,158[4] which got increased to 111,358 with the merger of surrounding villages and has a total of 25,517 households. The total population constitute, 55,432 males and 55,926 females —a sex ratio of 1009 females per 1000 males.[1][2]

Governance[edit]

Siddipet municipality was formed in the year 1952. It is spread over an area of 36.03 km2 (13.91 sq mi) with 34 municipal wards.[1][3]

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Siddipet is well connected to nearby villages.It is also connected by (SH-16) from Suryapet city. The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation public transport buses to major destinations from Siddipet. A new National highway connecting SircillaSiddipetJangaonSuryapet connects it with different districts of the state.

Railways[edit]

There is no railway station.

Airports[edit]

There is no airport in Siddipet. The nearest airport Is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.

Politics[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • 1952–1966: Constituency does not exist
Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fourth 1967-71 G. Venkatswamy Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 G. Venkatswamy Telangana Praja Samithi
Sixth 1977-80 Nandi Yellaiah Indian National Congress
Seventh 1980-84 Nandi Yellaiah Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-89 G. Vijaya Rama Rao Telugu Desam Party
Ninth 1989-91 Nandi Yellaiah Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Nandi Yellaiah Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Nandi Yellaiah Indian National Congress
Twelfth 1998-99 Malyala Rajaiah Telugu Desam Party
Thirteenth 1999-04 Malyala Rajaiah Telugu Desam Party
Fourteenth 2004-09 Sarvey Sathyanarayana Indian National Congress
  • 2008 onwards: Constituency does not exist

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2004: Siddipet[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sarvey Sathyanarayana 593,879 53.03 +11.82
TDP Dr K Lingaiah 454,907 40.62 -15.33
BSP Paladugu Gouramma 31,949 2.85
Independent B O V Rao 25,069 2.24
Independent Y Samaiah 14,010 1.25 +1.08
Majority 138,978 12.41 +27.15
Turnout 1,119,814 64.84 -1.46
INC hold Swing +11.82

Siddipet falls under Siddipet (Assembly constituency) and is, in turn, a part of Medak (Lok Sabha constituency) of Telangana Legislative Assembly. Harish Rao is the current incumbent Cabinet Minister for Irrigation, Marketing & Legislative Affairs of Telangana) representing Siddipet assembly constituency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Basic Information of Municipality". siddipetmunicipality.in. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Siddipet municipal polls on April 6; counting on April 11". The Hindu. 20 March 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b "District Census Handbook – Medak" (PDF). Census of India. pp. 12–13. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Telangana (India): Districts, Cities, Towns and Outgrowth Wards – Population Statistics in Maps and Charts".
  5. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha: Volume II" (PDF). Election Commissioner of India. p. 38. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha: Volume III" (PDF). Election Commissioner of India. pp. 66–67. Retrieved 13 February 2017.