Narsapuram is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh. Congress enjoyed a lot of political clouts here over the first several decades since independence before TDP and BJP managed to create inroads here.
Narsapuram registered 81.16 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 26.96 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1438922 while 1167811 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 54.20 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1825179 while 989164 voted.
The first phase of voting in Narsapuram – one of the 25 parliamentary constituencies of Andhra Pradesh where polling was held - ended on April 11. The fate of 15 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared. The total voter turnout recorded in Andhra Pradesh was 76.69 per cent.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Narsapuram Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||KANUMURU BAPIRAJU||Indian National Congress|
|2||KANUMURU RAGHU RAMA KRISHNA RAJU||Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party|
|3||PYDIKONDALA MANIKYALA RAO||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|4||V.V. SIVA RAMA RAJU (KALAVAPUDI SIVA)||Telugu Desam|
|5||YELLA VENU GOPAL RAO||Nava Samaj Party|
|6||GANJI PURNIMA||Republican Party of India (A)|
|7||GURUGUBILLI RAMBABU||Marxist Communist Party of India (United)|
|8||G S RAJU||Samajwadi Party|
|9||DASARI KRISHNA MURTHY||India Praja Bandhu Party|
|10||NALLAM SURYA CHANDRA RAO||Pyramid Party of India|
|11||NAGABABU KONIDELA||Janasena Party|
|12||K.A.PAUL||Praja Shanthi Party|
|15||MEDAPATI VARAHALA REDDY||Independent|
|16||PENMETSA SIVA RAMA RAJU (VISSAKODERU SIVA)||Independent|
Congress secured wins in the Lok Sabha elections of 1962, 1967, 1971, 1977 and 1980 before four successive wins for TDP till 1996. BJP's maiden win came in 1999 and then again in 2014 when Gokaraju Ganga Raju won by a margin of 85,351 votes to defeat YSRCP's Vanka Ravindranath.
Congress' Kanumuri Bapiraju was third with a measly 27,083 votes, just ahead of independent candidate Gitadas Das who managed 23,260 votes.