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Zahirabad 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 Zahirabad Lok Sabha constituency.

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

Zahirabad 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 constituency was created after the delimitation exercise in 2008.

Zahirabad has seven assembly segments namely Jukkal, Banswada, Yellareddy, Kamareddy, Narayankhed, Andole and Zahirabad. Along with a population of Telugu and Urdu-speaking minorities, a sizeable number of Marathi and Kannada-speaking voters are part of this constituency.

The first phase of voting in 17 constituencies of Telangana Pradesh ended on April 11 with nearly 67.80 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Zahirabad seat. The fate of 18 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.

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from the Zahirabad Lok Sabha constituency:-

 

1 B.B.PATIL Telangana Rashtra Samithi
2 BANALA LAXMA REDDY Bharatiya Janata Party
3 MADAN MOHAN RAO Indian National Congress
5 ALIGE JEEVAN Bahujan Mukti Party
6 KALESH Bhartiya Anarakshit Party
7 MARK BABU India Praja Bandhu Party
9 MOHAMMED NAWAZ Ambedkar National Congress
10 SRINIVAS GOUD KASALA Pyramid Party of India
11 NANGUNOORI LATHA Independent
12 BENJAMIN RAJU Independent
15 MUDIRAJ VENKATESHAM Independent
18 RAMARAO PATIL Independent

Telangana Lok Sabha Constituency: All You Need To Know

Telangana Rashtra Samithi candidate BB Patil won the 2014 election with a margin of 144631 votes after he bagged 5,08,661 votes. On the second spot was Congress leader Suresh Kumar Shetkar with 3,64,030 votes while Telugu Desam Party leader K Madan Mohan Rao was pushed to the third spot having bagged 1,57,497 votes.

In the first-ever election held after the formation of the new constituency in 2009, the seat witnessed a close contest between Congress leader Suresh Kumar Shetkar Telangana Rashtra Samithi's Syed Yousuf Ali. In the election, Congress's Shetkar had emerged victorious after having secured 395767 votes just 17407 votes ahead of his nearest rival TRS candidate Syed Yousuf Ali who secured 378360 votes.

In Zahirabad, 76.09 per cent or 1099784 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 10 contestants who were in the fray, 8 of them lost their deposits.