Araku (Lok Sabha constituency)

Coordinates: 18°20′00″N 82°52′00″E / 18.3333°N 82.8667°E / 18.3333; 82.8667 Araku (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the twenty-five lok sabha constituencies of Andhra Pradesh in India. As per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order (2008), it was formed as a reserved constituency for the Scheduled tribes, comprising seven assembly segments.[1][2]

Araku
Lok Sabha Constituency
IncumbentGoddeti Madhavi
Parliamentary PartyYuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established2008
ReservationST
StateAndhra Pradesh
Most Successful PartyYSRCP (2 times)
Assembly ConstituenciesPalakonda
Kurupam
Parvathipuram
Salur
Araku Valley
Paderu
Rampachodavaram

Assembly SegmentsEdit

The seven Assembly segments of Araku Lok Sabha constituency are:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
10 Palakonda ST Srikakulam
11 Kurupam ST Vizianagaram
12 Parvathipuram SC Vizianagaram
13 Salur ST Vizianagaram
28 Araku Valley ST Visakhapatnam
29 Paderu ST Visakhapatnam
53 Rampachodavaram ST East Godavari

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
2009 Kishore Chandra Deo Indian National Congress
2014 Kothapalli Geetha YSR Congress Party
2019 Goddeti Madhavi YSR Congress Party

Election resultsEdit

2019 general electionsEdit

2019 Indian general elections: Araku[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
YSRCP Goddeti Madhavi 5,62,190 52.14 +6.93
TDP Kishore Chandra Deo 3,38,101 31.36 -3.85
NOTA None of the above 47,977 4.45 +2.64
Jana Sena Gangulaiah Vampuru 42,794 3.97 N/A
BJP K. K. V. V. V. Satyanarayana Reddy 17,867 1.66 N/A
INC Shruti Devi Vyricherla 17,730 1.64 -4.15
Majority 2,24,089 20.78 +10.78
Turnout 10,74,538 74.03 +2.53
YSRCP hold Swing +6.93

General Elections 2014Edit

2014 Indian general elections: Araku[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
YSRCP Kothapalli Geetha 4,13,191 45.42
TDP Gummidi Sandhyarani 3,21,793 35.38
INC Kishore Chandra Deo 52,884 5.81 -39.68
CPI (M) Midiyam Baburao 38,898 4.26 -16.94
Independent Kangala Baludora 23,251 2.55
Independent Chetti Sankararao 8,951 0.98
AAP Burjabariki Dhanaraju 8,569 0.94
Independent Sallangi Ratnam 7,688 0.85
Independent Biddika Ramaiah 7,587 0.83
Independent Illa Rami Reddy 5,692 0.63 -0.90
Independent Vanugu Sankararao 4,614 0.51
NOTA None of the above 16,532 1.82
Majority 91,398 10.04 -14.25
Turnout 9,09,614 72.92 +5.91
YSRCP gain from INC Swing +25.58

General Elections 2009Edit

2009 Indian general elections: Araku
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Kishore Chandra Deo 3,60,458 45.49
CPI (M) Midiyam Baburao 1,68,014 21.20
PRP Meenaka Simhachalam 1,28,649 16.24
Independent Jayalakshmi Shambudu 27,758 3.50
BSP Lake Raja Rao 24,331 3.07
BJP Kurusa Bojjaiah 23,093 2.91
Independent Appa Rao Kinjedi 15,851 2.00
LSP Vadigala Pentayya 13,886 1.75
Independent Illa Rami Reddy 12,086 1.53
RJD Gadugu Balayya Dora 10,450 1.32
Independent Arika Gumpa Swamy 7,791 0.98
Majority 1,92,444 24.29
Turnout 7,92,367 67.01
INC win (new seat)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. p. 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ Patnaik, Santosh (24 May 2019). "TDP wand fails to do the trick in Visakha Agency". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "General Election 2019 (Excluding Vellore PC)".
  4. ^ "Araku (Andhra Pradesh) Lok Sabha Election Results - Araku Parliamentary Constituency, Winning MP and Party Name".

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