Zahirabad (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Zahirabad
Zahirabad LSC.png
Boundary of Zahirabad Constituency in Telangana
Existence 2009–present
Current MP B. B. Patil
Party TRS
Elected Year 2014
State Telangana
Total Electors 14,45,246[1]
Assembly Constituencies Zahirabad
Jukkal
Banswada
Yellareddy
Kamareddy
Narayankhed
Andole

Zahirabad Lok Sabha constituency (Telugu: జహీరాబాదు లోక సభ నియోజకవర్గం) is one of the 17 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Telangana state in southern India.[2]

B. B. Patil of Telangana Rashtra Samithi is currently representing the constituency for the first time.

History[edit]

The 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]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
13 Jukkal SC
14 Banswada None
15 Yellareddy None
16 Kamareddy None
35 Narayankhed None
36 Andole SC
38 Zahirabad SC

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Suresh Kumar Shetkar Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent B B Patil Telangana Rashtra Samiti

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Zahirabad [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TRS B. B. Patil 5,08,661 46.46 +9.27
INC Suresh Kumar Shetkar 3,64,030 33.25 -5.65
TDP K.Madan Mohan Rao 1,57,497 14.39 N/A
RPI(A) Marri Durgesh 18,027 1.64
YSRCP Mahmood Mohiuddin 12,383 1.13
BSP Syed Ferozuddin 8,180 0.74
Independent Benjamin Raju 4,804 0.44
Independent Rama Rao 4,426 0.40
AAP Suneel Kumar Chowdhary 3,285 0.30
Independent Tandale Ambaji Rao 2,323 0.21
NOTA None of the above 11,157 1.02
Majority 1,44,631 13.21 +11.50
Turnout 10,94,806 77.28 +2.61
TRS gain from INC Swing +6.45

General Election, 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Zahirabad
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Suresh Kumar Shetkar 3,95,767 38.90
TRS Syed Yousuf Ali 3,78,360 37.19
PRP Malkapuram Shiva Kumar 1,12,792 11.09
Majority 17,407 1.71
Turnout 10,17,290 74.67
INC win (new seat)

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