Adilabad is one of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana. It is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes since 2008 after the delimitation exercise. Voting for Lok Sabha election in Telangana was held in a single phase on 11 April. Counting for the election will be held on May 23.
Adilabad registered 71.45 percent voter turnout in 2019. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1488353 while the total voter turnout is 1063439.
Adilabad has seven assembly segments namely Sirpur, Nirmal, Mudhole, Khanapur, Boath, Asifabad and Adilabad.
The first phase of voting in 17 constituencies of Telangana Pradesh ended on April 11. The fate of 11 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Adilabad Lok Sabha constituency.
|1||Godam Nagesh||Telangana Rashtra Samithi|
|2||RATHOD RAMESH||Indian National Congress|
|4||SOYAM BAPU RAO||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|6||KUMRAM VANDANA||Nava Praja Rajyam Party|
|7||Dharavath Narendhar Naik||Janasena Party|
|8||Pawar Krishna||Rashtriya Jankranti Party|
|9||Bheemrao||Ambedkarite Party of India|
In the 2014 election, Telangana Rashtriya Samiti leader Godam Nagesh had won from the seat by a margin of 1,71,290 votes. While Godam Nagesh had secured 430847 votes, Congress candidate Naresh who stood at the second spot bagged 2,59,557 votes. In Adilabad, 76.15 per cent or 10,55,593 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 8 contestants who were in the fray, the deposits of 5 of the candidates were forfeited.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidate Ramesh Rathod had won the seat in the 2009 election after securing 372268 votes as against his nearest rival Congress leader Ramesh Kotnak who got 257181 votes. For the election, the TRS had a seat adjustment with the TDP and the left parties as part of a grand alliance as per which the TRS supported TDP's Ramesh Rathod.
In the 2019 election, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi has yet again fielded sitting MP Godam Nagesh from the seat. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has named former Congress leader Soyam Bapurao to contest on the seat.