Vizianagaram of Andhra Pradesh

Vizianagaram

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Out of 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, Vizianagaram is considered as one of the most important seats.

As per the last census report, Vizianagaram houses 19,00,655 people. Out of them, 10.96% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 1.61% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 21.60% of voters are from urban areas while 78.40% voters stay in rural areas.

Out of the total 14,04,127 voters, there are 7,00,837 male voters while 7,03,290 voters are females.

Elections for Vizianagaram were held on Apr 11. Talking about previous elections, TDP's sitting MP Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati defeated YSRCP's Venkata Swetha Chalapathi Kumara Krishna Rangarao Ravu by a huge margin of 106,911 votes.

The voter turnout recorded was 80%.

Telugu Desam Party gave a ticket to their star candidate P Ashok Gajapathi Raju to fight YSR Congress's Bellana Chandra Sekhar for this seat.

A neck-to-neck battle for Vizianagaram finally came to an end with Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party's Bellana Chandra Sekhar winning the seat. Telugu Desam's Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati polled 530382 and lost the constituency closely.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Adiraju Yedla

Indian National Congress

INC

15725

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Anandsagar Pogru

Samaanya Praja Party

SPP

0

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Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

Telugu Desam Party

TDP

530382

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Bellana Chandra Sekhar

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party

YSRCP

578418

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Dhanalakoti Ramana

Independent

IND

1176

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Govinda Rao Lagudu

Jana Jagruti Party

JJP

0

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Ijjurouthu Ramunaidu

Independent

IND

4553

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Kovvuri Surya Bhavani

Pyramid Party of India

PPI

0

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Lingala Chiranjeevi

Andhra Chaitanya Party

ACP

1263

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Mukka Sreenivasa Rao

Janasena Party

JP

0

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Pentapati Rajesh

Independent

IND

1462

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Sanyasi Raju Pakalapati

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

7266

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Venkata Trindha Rao Veluri

Independent

IND

6338

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Yella Rao Siyyadula

Independent

IND

1010

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