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Khammam 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 the Khammam Lok Sabha constituency.

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

Khammam is one of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana. 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. 

Khammam registered 75.18 percent voter turnout in 2019. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1513094 while the total voter turnout is 1137535.

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.

The first phase of voting in 17 constituencies of Telangana Pradesh ended on April 11. The fate of 23 contesting 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 the Khammam Lok Sabha constituency.

 

1 DEVAKI VASUDEVA RAO Bharatiya Janata Party
2 NAMA NAGESWR RAO Telangana Rashtra Samithi
3 Boda Venkat Communist Party of India (Marxist)
4 LAXMA NAIK BANOTH Independent
5 RENUKA CHOWDHURY Indian National Congress
6 UMAMAHESWARA RAO CHERUKUPALLI Telangana Yuva Shakti
7 KATTA SRINIVAS Yekikrutha Sankshema Rashtriya Praja Party
8 GOPOJU RAMESH BABU Telangana Communist Party of India
9 NARALA SATYANARAYANA Janasena Party
10 NAGESWARA RAO LAKAVATH Bahujan Mukti Party
11 VENKATESWAR RAO PULLAKHANDAM Pyramid Party of India
12 ANIL KUMAR MADDINENI Independent
13 AVUTAPALLI RAMBABU Independent
14 KOPPULA SREENIVASARAO Independent
15 GUGULOTHU RAMESH Independent
16 GOKINAPALLI VENKATESWAR RAO Independent
17 GOPAGANI SHANKARA RAO Independent
18 DUNUKU VELADRI Independent
19 PARSAGANI NAGESWARA RAO Independent
20 PALVANCHA RAMARAO Independent
21 BHANALA LAXMANA CHARY Independent
22 MUTYAM ARJUNA RAJU Independent
23 Boda Venkat Communist Party of India (Marxist)
24 LAXMA NAIK BANOTH Independent
25 NAMA NAGESWR RAO Telangana Rashtra Samithi
26 SANJEEVA RAO NAKIRIKANTI Independent
29 PINDIPROLU RAMAMURTHY Independent

Telangana Lok Sabha Constituencies: All You Need To Know 

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