Tanuku (Assembly constituency)

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for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictWest Godavari
StateAndhra Pradesh
Current constituency

Tanuku Assembly constituency is a constituency of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is one of 15 constituencies in the West Godavari district. Arimilli Radha Krishna is the current MLA who belongs to the Telugu Desam Party. The TDP is stronghold in the region beginning from NTR's regime to Chandrababu Naidu's regime.but Congress won in 2004 and 2009 elections, Though Chiranjeevi's Prajarajyam party won a seat in the nearby Tadepalligudem constituency in 2009 elections, it couldn't influence the voters in Tanuku much. Loksatta is one other party which has high-profile members like doctors and lawyers from the town. It is trying to gain influence by encouragingthe youth to understand politics and governance from a different perspective and getting them motivated to utilize their right to vote.


It is part of the Narsapuram Lok Sabha constituency along with another six Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Achanta, Palakol, Narasapuram, Bhimavaram, Undi, and Tadepalligudem.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2004: Tanuku
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Chitturi Bapineedu 65,189 50.92 +11.71
TDP Y T Raja 59,812 46.72 -12.50
Majority 5,377 4.20
Turnout 128,018 79.37 +4.56
INC gain from TDP Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections, 2009: Tanuku
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Karumuri Venkata Nageswara Rao 53,211 32.34 -18.22
TDP Y T Raja 51,760 31.81 -14.91
PRP Akula Sreeramulu 47,798 29.37
Majority 1,451 0.53
Turnout 162,732 82.55 +2.88
INC hold Swing

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014: Tanuku
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Arimilli Radha Krishna 101,014 56.31
YSRCP Cheerla Radha Krishna 70,067 39.06
Majority 30,948 17.25
Turnout 179,400 81.87 -0.68
TDP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]