The YSRCP has dropped Nellore’s sitting MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy and has given a ticket to the man he beat in 2104 - Adala Prabhakara Reddy who had fought on a TDP ticket.
The YSRCP has dropped Nellore’s sitting MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy and has given a ticket to the man he beat in 2104 - Adala Prabhakara Reddy who had fought on a TDP ticket.

Lok Sabha election 2019: In Andhra’s Nellore constituency, YRSCP fields ex-TDP man to retain seat

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 02:05 PM IST

Like many other Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, Nellore also used to be a Congress bastion from where the party had won 12 times before the YSR Congress party or YSRCP gained prominence.

Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy, a former member of Congress, led YSRCP to victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha election in Nellore defeating TDP’s Adala Prabhakara Reddy by 13,478 votes. But the sitting MP later fell out with his party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Adala Prabhakara Reddy went on to join the YSRCP which has named him as its candidate from Nellore this time. His main challenger will be Beedha Masthan Rao of the TDP. Rao, a close aide of TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu, is the chairman of BMR Group, a shrimp farming and exports firm. Chevuru Devakumar Reddy is the Congress candidate.

According to the 2011 census, the constituency has a total population of 2060029 out of which 65.73% is rural and 34.27% is urban population. The Scheduled castes (SC) and Scheduled tribes (ST) ratio is 19.23 and 7.87, respectively out of total population.

Nellore Lok Sabha constituency in numbers:

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Nellore

State: Andhra Pradesh

Date of polling: April 11

2019 candidates: Suresh Reddy Sannapareddy (BJP), Chevuru Devakumar Reddy (Congress), Beedha Masthan Rao (TDP), Adala Prabhakar Reddy (YSRCP)

Sitting MP, Party: Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy, YSRCP

Winning margin in 2014: 13,478 votes

Runner up name, party: Adala Prabhakara Reddy, TDP

Number of voters in 2014: 1,550,579

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 74

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1800

Number of women voters: 809,557

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
app
Close
Officials aware of developments said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible for security at airports, held a meeting with officials of the external affairs ministry and the airport operator to discuss the modalities. (PTI photo).
Officials aware of developments said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible for security at airports, held a meeting with officials of the external affairs ministry and the airport operator to discuss the modalities. (PTI photo).

Airports, stations gear up ahead of Modi oath taking

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Wednesday promises to be even busier for officials at the Indira Gandhi International airport with leaders of the BIMSTEC nations, Kyrgyzstan, and Mauritius expected to arrive for the swearing-in.
Close
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a dinner meeting with National Democratic Alliance leaders in New Delhi(PTI)

Vote split behind AIADMK-BJP alliance loss in Tamil Nadu

By MC Rajan & M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 07:46 AM IST
The DMK, led by former party chief Karunanidhi’s son, Stalin, swept the elections, winning 37 of the 38 Lok Sabha seats that polled last month.
Close
Ali Daruwalla, state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch(HT PHOTO)
Ali Daruwalla, state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch(HT PHOTO)

Muslims have shown confidence in Modi-led govt: Ali Daruwalla

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 04:57 PM IST
He is the state coordinator and president of Muslim Rashtriya Manch for western Maharashtra affiliated to the RSS
Close
BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants.(HT FILE)
BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants.(HT FILE)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP’s rise in vote share in Pune dims Sena’s hopes of seat sharing

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 04:22 PM IST
BJP nominee Girish Bapat’s win with a record margin of 3.24 lakh votes in Pune and substantial lead in all six constituencies, has increased the tension among Shiv Sena aspirants  
Close
One of the biggest victories in Uttar Pradesh was of BJP’s Smriti Irani over Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the Gandhi family bastion of Amethi.(AFP File)
One of the biggest victories in Uttar Pradesh was of BJP’s Smriti Irani over Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the Gandhi family bastion of Amethi.(AFP File)

Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal elect most women MPs: 11 each

By Saurabh Chauhan | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 03:43 PM IST
Overall, the 17th Lok Sabha will have the highest number of women parliamentarians ever at 78
Close
TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally y in South 24 Parganas district.(ANI)
TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an election rally y in South 24 Parganas district.(ANI)

Bengal Lok Sabha results show Mamata, 17 ministers trail BJP on home turfs

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 03:51 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress is facing a serious challenge from the BJP in Bengal after the saffron party’s stunning performance in the general elections,
Close
AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday said that he will file a complaint before the Election Commission regarding non-registration of votes in the polling booths(PTI File Photo)
AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday said that he will file a complaint before the Election Commission regarding non-registration of votes in the polling booths(PTI File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections results 2019- Dhinakaran questions EC over no votes polled for party

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:09 PM IST
The AIADMK, which partnered the BJP for the general elections, managed to win just one Lok Sabha and won nine seats in the by-polls.
Close
Alka Lamba won the Chandni Chowk assembly seat for the first time in 2013. Before joining Kejriwal, Lamba was part of the Congress women wing.(HT File Photo)
Alka Lamba won the Chandni Chowk assembly seat for the first time in 2013. Before joining Kejriwal, Lamba was part of the Congress women wing.(HT File Photo)

‘Will leave AAP in 2020’: Alka Lamba on being removed from WhatsApp group

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 02:06 PM IST
Lamba lashed out at Kejriwal and said why is she being held responsible for the party’s loss in Lok Sabha elections.
Close
The average vote share of the saffron party during Sidhu’s tenure was 51 per cent, which came down to 36 per cent in post-Sidhu period.(HT File Photo)
The average vote share of the saffron party during Sidhu’s tenure was 51 per cent, which came down to 36 per cent in post-Sidhu period.(HT File Photo)

BJP struggles to reclaim Amritsar after Sidhu’s exit.

By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:35 PM IST
Even after fielding Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri this time, the vote share improved slightly (around 40 per cent), but the party could not win the seat.
Close
Sukhbir defeated his rival Sher Singh Ghubaya of the Congress in all assembly constituencies of the Ferozepur seat.(HT File Photo)
Sukhbir defeated his rival Sher Singh Ghubaya of the Congress in all assembly constituencies of the Ferozepur seat.(HT File Photo)

Congress’ strong sacrilege pitch fails to dent Badal’s poll prospects

By Vishal Joshi | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:32 PM IST
Sukhbir Singh Badal won from the Ferozepur constituency with the highest margin of 1.70 lakh in Punjab while his wife and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur scored a hat-trick from Bathinda.
Close
In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha.(Amarendra Dhal/Facebook)
In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha.(Amarendra Dhal/Facebook)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJD’s Chandrani Murmu, 25, becomes youngest Member of Parliament

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Chandrani, a greenhorn in politics, reportedly says she would like to come up to the expectations pinned on her by the youth and women besides the tribals in her region.
Close
The state NCP chief Jayant Patil has expressed suspicion over electronic voting machines (EVM).(HT File photo)
The state NCP chief Jayant Patil has expressed suspicion over electronic voting machines (EVM).(HT File photo)

Battle for survival looms for NCP

By Faisal Malik | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Another challenge the party is likely to face is to refrain its legislators and other senior leaders from switching to ruling parties.
Close
Banerjee said her party lost 5-6 seats by slender margins, mainly because of postal ballots.(ANI File Photo)
Banerjee said her party lost 5-6 seats by slender margins, mainly because of postal ballots.(ANI File Photo)

Mamata Banerjee sees foreign hand behind BJP poll win

By Indo Asian News Service | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 11:44 AM IST
Mamata expressed doubts over the results of seats and said some programming was done in many machines involving one lakh votes.
Close
Expressing concern over the growing number of politicians with criminal antecedents, Major General (retired) Anil Varma of the association said 159 (29%) new MPs have serious criminal cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crime against women against them.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Expressing concern over the growing number of politicians with criminal antecedents, Major General (retired) Anil Varma of the association said 159 (29%) new MPs have serious criminal cases related to rape, murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crime against women against them.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

New Lok Sabha sees 9% rise in number of MPs with criminal charges

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:14 AM IST
Of the total winners in 2019, 233 parliamentarians (43%) have declared criminal cases against them as compared to 185 (34%) in the Lok Sabha elected in 2014 and 162 (30 per cent) in 2009, say the findings based on the scrutiny of affidavits of 539 MPs.
Close
Political leaders say that given the National Conference (NC) drew a blank in the 2014 general elections, this victory would give the party and its cadre a much-needed fillip ahead of the state elections tentatively scheduled for November.(HT Photo)
Political leaders say that given the National Conference (NC) drew a blank in the 2014 general elections, this victory would give the party and its cadre a much-needed fillip ahead of the state elections tentatively scheduled for November.(HT Photo)

National Conference regains bastions, picks up momentum

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:48 AM IST
According to NC provisional president Nasir Sogami, the results are bound to enthuse the party ranks.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP