Visakhapatnam North (Assembly constituency)

Telugu Desam Party Bharatiya Janata Party Indian National Congress

Visakhapatnam North
Constituency
DistrictVisakhapatnam
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate280,151
Current constituency
Created2009
PartyTelugu Desam Party
MLAGanta Srinivasa Rao
ReservationGeneral

Visakhapatnam North Assembly constituency is a constituency in Vishakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, representing the state legislative assembly in India.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Visakhapatnam (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Bheemili, Visakhapatnam East, Visakhapatnam South, Visakhapatnam West and Gajuwaka.[2] Ganta Srinivasa Rao is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from Telugu Desam Party.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 280,151 electors in the constituency.[4]

Mandals

The mandal and wards that forms the assembly constituency are:[2]

S.No Mandal Name
1 Visakhapatnam (Urban) Mandal (Part) Visakhapatnam (M.Corp) Ward No. 36 to 41, 44 to 45 and 49 to 52

Members of Legislative Assembly

Year Member Political Party
2009 Vijaya Kumar Thynala Indian National Congress
2014 Penmetsa Vishnu Kumar Raju Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Ganta Srinivasa Rao Telugu Desam Party

Election results

Assembly Elections 2009

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Visakhapatnam North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Vijaya Kumar Thynala 49,344 34.59
Praja Rajyam Dr Shirin Rahman Shaik 43,821 30.72
TDP Bharanikana Jaya 26,990 18.92
Majority 5,523 3.87
Turnout 142,643 67.81
INC win (new seat)

Assembly elections 2014

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Visakhapatnam North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Penmetsa Vishnu Kumar Raju 82,079 51.34
YSRCP Chokkakula Venkata Rao 63,839 39.93
Majority 18,240 11.41
Turnout 159,862 59.97 -7.84
BJP gain from INC Swing

Assembly elections 2019

2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Visakhapatnam North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ganta Srinivasa Rao 67,352 38.09 WON
YSRCP KAMMILA KANNAPARAJU 65,408 36.99
Jana Sena Pasupuleti Ushakiran 19,139 10.82
BJP Penmetsa Vishnu Kumar Raju 18,790 10.63
NOTA None of the above 1411 0.8
Majority 1,944 1.1
Turnout
TDP gain from BJP Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. pp. 17, 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.