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Karimnagar Lok Sabha Elections

Karimnagar is one of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana. The first phase of voting in 17 constituencies of Telangana ended on April 11 with 60.57 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise. The fate of 15 candidates contesting from Karimnagar will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.

Karimnagar has seven assembly segments namely Karimnagar, Choppadandi, Vemulawada, Sircilla, Manakondur, Huzurabad and Husnabad. Telangana Rashtra Samiti candidates had won the 2018 Assembly election from all the seven seats.

Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao has won the election from this seat thrice from 2004-2009. However, in 2009, Chandrashekhar Rao fought from Mahbubnagar while TRS candidate B Vinod Kumar was in the fray in Karimnagar. He lost to Congress leader Ponnam Prabhakar who bagged 3,17,927 votes while Vinod secured 2,67,684 votes.

In the 2014 election, TRS registered came back with a bang with Vinod Kumar winning with a margin of 2,04,652 votes and Poonam Prabhakar was pushed to the second spot with 3,00,706 votes.

In Karimnagar, 72.69 per cent or 1127225 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 17 contestants who were in the fray, the deposits of 14 of the candidates were forfeited.

Battle lines have been drawn for the 2019 election, where Ponnam Prabhakar is yet again contesting on a Congress ticket against Telangana Rashtra Samithi sitting MP B Vinod Kumar. The BJP has named Banala Laxma Reddy to contest from the seat.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Bandi Sanjay Kumar BJP

Won

498276
Boianapalli Vinod Kumar TRS

Lost

408768
Ponnam Prabhaker INC

Lost

179258
Durvasa Reddy Pakala IND

Lost

11637
Venkanna Anagandula BSP

Lost

9764
Nota NOTA

Lost

7979
Rameshbabu Shanigarapu IND

Lost

7826
Pabba Bhanu Laxman IND

Lost

6385
Mukkisa Rathnakar Reddy IND

Lost

5851
Chiliveru Srikanth IND

Lost

3470
Gangarapu Thirupathi IND

Lost

1814
Aila Prasanna ACDP

Lost

1459
Kota Shyamkumar IND

Lost

1454
Reddy Venugopal SFB

Lost

1431
Anil Kumar Chintha PPOI

Lost

1269
Palle Prashanth JSRP

Lost

1056

Karimnagar News

TRS confident of retaining Karimnagar Lok Sabha seat as Congress, BJP hope to end its winning run

TRS confident of retaining Karimnagar Lok Sabha seat as Congress, BJP hope to end its winning run

It is a clash of the old rivals in the constituency as the sitting MP of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), B Vinod Kumar, had defeated Ponnam Prabhakar of the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha

Apr 08, 2019, 16:30 PM IST
Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency of Telangana: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency of Telangana: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency-

Apr 03, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency

Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency

In the 2014 election, TRS candidate Vinod Kumar won the Karimnagar seat with a margin of 2,04,652 votes.

Apr 01, 2019, 17:52 PM IST