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Amalapuram (SC) Lok Sabha Elections

Amalapuram (SC) is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh and is recognised for its massive potential in the agricultural and industrial sectors.

The constituency has been a hunting ground for oil companies like ONGC and Oil India in the KG Basin situated nearby. There have been a number of delays though that has kept Amalapuram waiting with bated breath for the promised development. In addition, news agency PTI reported in 2014 that political leaders cutting across party lines promised to harness the potential of Amalapuram to produce paddy, coconut and its potential for fisheries. The pace of work has, however, not kept up with the pace of promises.

Once upon a time, Amalapuram was a Congress stronghold with wins in the 1962, 1967, 1971 and 1980 Lok Sabha elections. Since, however, TDP has registered strong performances and has mostly swapped power here with Congress. In 2014 Lok Sabha election, TDP's Pandula Ravindra Babu secured 53.04 per cent of the votes to help his party cross the finish line. He received 1,20,576 more votes than YSRCP's Pinipe Viswarupu. Congress' Butchi Maheswara Rao was left licking his wounds at the third spot with a humiliating 12,182 votes in his favour.

The voter turnout here in the 2014 Lok Sabha election was 82.63 per cent. There were 13,57,865 electors with a sex ratio of 989.

Andhra Pradesh witnessed an overall turnout of 74.47 per cent in the 2014 polls.

Interestingly though, Babu has since quit TDP and joined YSRCP. Reports suggest that he quit his party because there were hints he won't be given the Amalapuram Lok Sabha seat again. There are also murmurs that son of former Lok Sabha speaker GMC Balyogi - Harish - could be fielded by TDP from here.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Chinta Anuradha YSRCP

Won

485313
Ganti Harish Madhur (Balayogi) TDP

Lost

445347
D M R Sekhar JSP

Lost

254848
Nota NOTA

Lost

16449
Ayyaji Vema Manepalli BJP

Lost

11516
Janga Goutham INC

Lost

7878
Revu Sudhakar IND

Lost

2771
Mortha Siva Rama Krishna PPOI

Lost

1950
Muralikrishna Kanderi IPBP

Lost

1802
Panthagada Vijaya Chakravarthy RPI(K)

Lost

1801
Chelle Rajani JNJP

Lost

1228

Amalapuram (SC) News

Amalapuram Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Amalapuram Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Amalapuram Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh.

Apr 04, 2019, 15:21 PM IST
Amalapuram (SC) Lok Sabha constituency: Promises galore, development a 'work in progress'

Amalapuram (SC) Lok Sabha constituency: Promises galore, development a 'work in progress'

The voter turnout here in the 2014 Lok Sabha election was 82.63 per cent. There were 13,57,865 electors with a sex ratio of 989.

Mar 06, 2019, 16:33 PM IST