Vizianagaram (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Vizianagaram [ edit ]
Current MP Pusapati Ashok Gajapati Raju
Party Telugu Desam Party
Elected Year 2014
State Andhra Pradesh
Total Electors 1,403,736
Most Successful Party INC (1 times)
Assembly
Constituencies
Etcherla
Rajam
Bobbili
Cheepurupalli
Gajapathinagaram
Nellimarla
Vizianagaram

Vizianagaram Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.[1] This constituency came into existence in 2008, following the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Assembly Segments[edit]

Vizianagaram Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following Legislative Assembly segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
126 Etcherla None
128 Rajam SC
133 Bobbili None
134 Cheepurupalli None
135 Gajapathinagaram None
136 Nellimarla None
137 Vizianagaram None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
2009 Jhansi Lakshmi Botcha Indian National Congress
2014 Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati Telugu Desam Party

Election results[edit]

General Elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Vizianagaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Botcha Jhansi Lakshmi 411,584 40.36
TDP Appalanaidu Kondapalli 351,013 34.42
PRP Kimidi Ganapathi Rao 172,034 16.87
Majority 60,571 5.94
Turnout 1,019,825 77.07
INC win (new seat)

General Elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Vizianagaram[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati 5,36,549 47.89 +13.47
YSRCP V S C K K Rangarao Ravu 4,29,638 38.35
INC Botsa Jhansi Lakshmi 1,22,487 10.93 -29.43
Independent Prasada Rao Nanda 6,401 0.57
Independent Yella Rao Siyyadula 5,125 0.46
BSP Bonu Krishna 4,092 0.37
Independent Hari Kishan Kuppili 3,603 0.32
JSP Tadivaka Ramesh Naidu 3,388 0.30
AAP Naru Simhadri Naidu 2,505 0.22
NOTA None of the Above 6,528 0.58
Majority 1,06,911 9.54 +3.60
Turnout 11,20,316 79.79 +2.72
TDP gain from INC Swing +13.47

See also[edit]

References[edit]

http://eci.nic.in/results/frmWinnerList.aspx