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Telangana's Zahirabad is one of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Zahirabad is 20,40,339, among which 17.79% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 8.38% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 12.08% of voters live in urban areas while 87.92% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 14,45,246 voters, there are 7,17,811 male voters while 7,27,435 voters are females.
In the previous elections, TRS's sitting MP BB Patil defeated INC's Suresh Kumar Shetkar by a huge margin of 144,631 votes.
A total of 76% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, B.B.PATIL of Telangana Rashtra Samithi defeated Indian National Congress's MADAN MOHAN RAO by a margin of 6,229. After a close shave, B.B.PATIL will now govern Zahirabad for the next five years.
To win this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Banala Laxma Reddy. On the other hand, Indian National Congress placed its bet on K Madan Mohan Rao.