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Bapatla 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 Bapatla Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh.

Bapatla Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Bapatla (SC) is one of 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh. Since the Lok Sabha election of 1977, Congress has won here on six occasions while TDP has secured wins five times.

Bapatla registered 85.57 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 10.29 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1464192 while 1252891 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 75.28 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1527948 while 1150315 voted.

Andhra Pradesh constituencies: All you need to know

SL. NO. Candidate Name Party Name
1 CHALLAGALI KISHORE KUMAR Bharatiya Janata Party
2 K. DEVANAND Bahujan Samaj Party
3 NANDIGAM SURESH Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party
4 MALYADRI SRIRAM Telugu Desam
5 J.D. SEELAM Indian National Congress
6 NUTHAKKI RAMA RAO All India Praja Party
7 KUMAR KATTEPOGU Pyramid Party of India
8 GADDE HARI BABU Navodayam Party
9 CHINA NAGESWARA RAO SADHU Mundadugu Praja Party
10 THUMATI RAVI All Peoples Party
11 GELLA NAGAMALLI Independent
12 GOLLA BABURAO Independent
13 BUSSA NAGARAJU Independent

Bapatla became an SC reserved seat just before the 2009 Lok Sabha election. The polling will be done in the first phase on April 11, 2019 and the result will be out on May 23, 2019.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, TDP's Maluadri Sriram secured 578,145 (48.80 per cent) votes to defeat YSRCP's Varikuti Amruthapani. At 85.16 per cent, the voter turnout here was one of the highest in the state which had an overall voter turnout of 74.47 per cent.

The constituency has a population of over 13 lakh with a gender ratio in favour of females - 50.71 percent.