Mahabubabad is one of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana. Voting for Lok Sabha election in Telangana will be held in a single phase on 11 April. Counting for the election will be held on May 23.
The Mahabubabad parliamentary constituency came into existence in 2008 following delimitation of constituencies. It comprises of seven assembly segments namely Station Ghanpur (SC), Palakurthi, Parkal, Warangal West, Warangal East, Wardhannapet (SC) and Bhupalapalli.
The first phase of voting in 17 constituencies of Telangana Pradesh ended on April 11 with nearly 59.90 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Mahabubabad seat. The fate of 14 contesting candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared. The total voter turnout recorded in Telangana was 60.57 per cent till 5 PM.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from the Mahabubabad Lok Sabha constituency:-
|1||Kalluri. Venkateswara Rao.||Communist Party of India|
|2||Kavitha Malothu||Telangana Rashtra Samithi|
|3||Jatothu Hussain||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|4||Balaram Naik Porika||Indian National Congress|
|6||Arun Kumar Mypathi||Telangana Jana Samithi|
|8||B. Parvathi||Pyramid Party of India|
|9||Balsingh Daravath||Bhartiya Anarakshit Party|
|10||Bhaskar Naik Bhukya. Dr,,||Janasena Party|
|11||Balu Nayak Bhukya||Independent|
|17||Mokalla. Murali Krishna.||Independent|
|18||Vaditya Shriram Naik||Independent|
|24||Banothu Bhaskar||Samajwadi Forward Bloc|
In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) candidate Azmeera Seetaram Naik won the seat by a margin of 34,992 votes. Congress leader Balram Naik bagged 2,85,577 votes while Telugu Desam Party's Banoth Mohanlal secured 2,15,904 votes.
Congress leader Balram Naik, who was pushed to the second spot in the 2014 election, had won the 2009 election with a margin of 68,957 votes. While Balram Naik bagged 3,94,447 votes, Communist Part of India's Kunja Srinivasa Rao bagged 3,25,490 votes. Praja Rajyam Party's DT Naik secured 1,45,299 votes.
In Mahabubabad, 81.21 percent or 11,26,618 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 17 contestants who were in the fray, 14 of them lost their deposits.
In the 2019 election, Congress has yet again fielded Balaram Naik Porika, Telangana Rashtra Samithi has named Kavitha Malothu, Bharatiya Janata Party has named Jatothu Hussain and Kalluri Venkateswara Rao is contesting on Communist Party of India's ticket.