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Guntur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Andhra Pradesh: TDP's Galla Jayadev wins by a slender margin

BJP’s Valluru Jayaprakash Narayana, Congress’ Shaik Mastan Vali, YSR Congress’ Modugula Venugopal Reddy and TDP’s Galla Jayadev were the key candidates in the fray in 2019. TDP'S Galla Jayadev wins by a slender margin of 4205 votes against YSR Congress's Modugula Venugopal Reddy

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DNA Web Team

Updated: May 24, 2019, 04:44 PM IST

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Guntur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Polls in Guntur were held in the first phase on April 11. BJP’s Valluru Jayaprakash Narayana, Congress’ Shaik Mastan Vali, YSR Congress’ Modugula Venugopal Reddy and TDP’s Galla Jayadev were the key candidates in the fray in 2019. 

TDP'S Galla Jayadev wins by a slender margin of 4205 votes against YSR Congress's  Modugula Venugopal Reddy

Guntur Lok Sabha constituency profile

Guntur is considered as Andhra Pradesh’s educational hub and has been a stronghold of the Congress party. It has a total population of 4,889,230 according to 2011 census. Some of the crucial crops grown in Guntur are paddy, cotton, pulses, chillies and tobacco.

One of the key election issues in Guntur is going to be the lack of development activity in the region. Locals are allegedly not satisfied over the pending work of a drainage system and a couple of other issues meanwhile. The main contest here is going to be between TDP and YSRCP candidates.

Jayadev Galla (M) of the TDP is the sitting MP in Guntur who got 618417 votes and defeated Balashowry Vallabhaneni (F) of the YSR Congress Party by over a lakh votes. He had got 549306 votes.

Guntur Lok Sabha constituency 2019 candidates
 
BJP: Valluru Jayaprakash Narayana
Congress:  Shaik Mastan Vali
YSR Congress Party: Modugula Venugopal Reddy
TDP:  Galla Jayadev
 
Guntur Lok Sabha constituency results in 2014, 2009 and 2004
 
2014: Jayadev Galla (M) of the TDP got 618417 votes who defeated Balashowry Vallabhaneni (F) of the YSR Congress who received 549306 votes.
 
2009: Rao, Shri Rayapati Sambasiva (M) of the Congress received 403937 votes who defeated Madala Rajendra (M) of the TDP who got 364582 votes.
 
2004: Rayapati Sambasiva Rao (M) of the Congress received 466221 votes. He defeated YV Rao (M) fo the TDP who secured 336429 votes.
 
The state also witnessed simultaneous assembly election 2019. In 2014, the voter turn-out in the constituency was between 78-80% while in 2009, it was between 74-76%. 

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