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Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 21,54,860 people stay in Tirupati. Out of them, 25.09% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 21,54,860 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 32.93% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 67.07% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,74,544. Of them, 7,78,778 and 7,95,766 are male and female voters respectively.
Polling for Tirupati was held on Apr 11. In the last parliamentary polls, YSRCP's sitting MP Varaprasad Rao Velagapalli defeated BJP's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 37,425 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 77%.
In Tirupati, Panabaka Lakshmi of Telugu Desam put up a good fight but lost the seat to Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party's Balli Durga Prasad Rao.
Indian National Congress fieled Chinta Mohan while the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Bommi Srihari Rao, and the Bahujan Samaj Party chose Dr. Daggumati Sreehari Rao as their candidate.