Thungathurthi (SC) (Assembly constituency)

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Thungathurthi
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
District Suryapet
State Telangana
Electorate2,23,907
Current constituency
Created1930
Party Telangana Rashtra Samithi
MLA Gadari Kishore
ReservationSC

Thungathurthi Assembly constituency is a SC (Scheduled Caste) [1] reserved constituency of the Telangana Legislative Assembly, India. It is one of 4 constituencies in the Suryapet district. It is 42 km far away from the district headquarters Suryapet.

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes official designations given to various groups indigenous people in India

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Telangana Legislative Assembly Unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Telangana

The Telangana Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the Telangana Legislature. The Legislative Assembly of Telangana currently consists of 119 elected members and 1 nominated member from the Anglo-Indian community. Its chief engineer was Nawab Sarwar Jung.

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Gadari Kishore of Telangana Rashtra Samithi is representing the constituency for the first time.

Gadari Kishore Kumar is an Indian politician from Telangana. He is currently representing Thungathurthi Assembly constituency.He belongs to Telangana Rashtra Samithi.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi Political party in India

Telangana Rashtra Samithi is an Indian regional political party based in Telangana. It was founded on 27 April 2001 by K. Chandrashekar Rao, with a single-point agenda of creating a separate Telangana state with Hyderabad as its capital. It has been instrumental in carrying forth a sustained agitation for the granting of statehood to Telangana.

Mandals

The Assembly Constituency presently comprises the following Mandals:

Election results

Telangana Legislative Assembly election, 2014

No Mandal Name
1 Thungathurthi
2 Nagaram
3 Thirumalagiri
4 Noothankal
5 Jajireddigudem
6 Shaligowraram
7 Mothkur
8 Addagudur
9 addirala

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Telangana Assembly Elections, 2014: Thungathurthi (Assembly constituency)
PartyCandidateVotes%±
TRS Gadari Kishore 64,38237.1%
INC Addanki Dayakar62,00335.7%
Telugu Desam Palvai Rajani Kumari31,61218.2%
Independent Palvai Venu6,1423.5%
Majority2,3791.4%)
Turnout 1,74,46278.1%
TRS gain from Telugu Desam Swing

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References

  1. "TABLE B - Parliamentary Constituencies". Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008 (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 31.
  2. Thungathurthi Results