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Khammam Lok Sabha Elections

Khammam 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 27 candidates contesting from Khammam will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.

Khammam parliamentary constituency comprises of seven assembly segments namely Khammam, Palair, Madhira, Wyra, Sathupalle, Kothagudem, Aswaraopeta. Of these, Madhira and Sathupalle are reserved for Scheduled Castes while Wyra is reserved for Scheduled Tribes candidates.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, YSR Congress Party's Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy won the seat by a margin of merely 11,974 votes. In the closely fought contest, Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy bagged 4,21,957 votes while Telugu Desam Party's Nama Nageswara Rao came second with 4,09,983 votes. Communist Party of India's Kankanala Narayana was way behind at the third spot bagging 1,87,653 votes.

In the 2009 election, Telugu Desam Party's Nama Nageswara Rao had bagged teh top spot with 4,69,368 votes while Congress leader Renuka Chowdary was at the second spot with 3,44,920 votes. Praja Rajyam Party's Jalagam Hemamalini secured 1,87,653 votes from the seat.

In Khammam, 82.55 per cent or 11,26,618 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 27 contestants who were in the fray, 25 of them lost their deposits.

In the 2019 election, Telugu Desam Party has yet again fielded Nama Nageswara Rao while Renuka Chowdary is representing the party for Congress.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Nama Nageswr Rao TRS

Won

567459
Renuka Chowdhury INC

Lost

399397
Boda Venkat CPI(M)

Lost

57102
Devaki Vasudeva Rao BJP

Lost

20488
Narala Satyanarayana JSP

Lost

19315
Nota NOTA

Lost

15832
Gokinapalli Venkateswar Rao IND

Lost

11520
Parsagani Nageswara Rao IND

Lost

10148
Gopagani Shankara Rao IND

Lost

9949
Bhanala Laxmana Chary IND

Lost

4704
Umamaheswara Rao Cherukupalli TYS

Lost

3407
Palvancha Ramarao IND

Lost

2739
Gugulothu Ramesh IND

Lost

2485
Mutyam Arjuna Raju IND

Lost

2220
Sanjeeva Rao Nakirikanti IND

Lost

2024
Koppula Sreenivasarao IND

Lost

1797
Gopoju Ramesh Babu TCPI

Lost

1660
Dunuku Veladri IND

Lost

1506
Katta Srinivas YRPP

Lost

1320
Avutapalli Rambabu IND

Lost

1154
Nageswara Rao Lakavath BMP

Lost

1030
Venkateswar Rao Pullakhandam PPOI

Lost

969
Anil Kumar Maddineni IND

Lost

872
Laxma Naik Banoth IND

Lost

734

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Khammam Lok Sabha constituency

Khammam Lok Sabha constituency

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, YSR Congress Party's Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy won the seat by a margin of merely 11,974 votes.

Apr 02, 2019, 18:01 PM IST