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Khammam is one of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies of Telangana.
As per the last census report, Khammam houses 19,48,347 people. Out of them, 18.36% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 19.42% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 26.51% of voters are from urban areas while 73.49% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 14,40,289. Of them, 7,12,329 and 7,27,960 are male and female voters respectively.
To recall, the sitting MP Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy from YSRCP defeated TDP's Nama Nageswara Rao by a small margin of 11,974 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 82%.
In a hard fought battle between NAMA NAGESWR RAO (Telangana Rashtra Samithi) and RENUKA CHOWDHURY (Indian National Congress), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 168,062 votes.
For this seat, Indian National Congress fielded Renuka Chowdhury. On the other hand, Devaki Vasudeva Rao was the candidate from Bharatiya Janata Party .