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Cumbum
Former constituency for the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Constituency Details
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictPrakasam
LS constituencyNarasaraopet
Established1952
Abolished2009
Total electors135,131[1]
ReservationNone

Cumbum was one of the 294 Legislative Assembly constituencies of Andhra Pradesh state in India.[2] It was in Prakasam district and was dissolved before the 2009 elections and most of its area is now in Giddalur (Assembly constituency).

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Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly or Andhra Pradesh Śāsana Sabha is the lower house of the Andhra Pradesh Legislature.

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi) and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants. It is bordered by Telangana to the north-west, Chhattisgarh to the north, Odisha to the north-east, Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the west and the Bay of Bengal to the east. It has the second longest coastline in India after Gujarat, of about 974 km (605 mi). Andhra Pradesh was the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953. On 1 November 1956, Andhra State was merged with the Telugu-speaking areas of the Hyderabad State to form Andhra Pradesh. Amaravati serves as the capital with the largest city being Visakhapatnam.

India

India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand, Myanmar, and Indonesia. The nation's capital city is New Delhi.

Prakasam district

Prakasam district

Prakasam district is one of the thirteen districts in the coastal Andhra region of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It was formed in 1970 and reorganised in 2022 on April 4. The headquarters of the district is Ongole. It is located on the western shore of Bay of Bengal and is bounded by Bapatla district and Palnadu districts on the north, Nandyal district on the west, Kadapa and Nellore districts on the south. A part of north west region also borders with Nagarkurnool district of Telangana. It is the largest district in the state with an area of 14,322 km2 (5,530 sq mi) and had a population of 2,288,026 as per 2011 Census of India.

History of the constituency

The Cumbum constituency was first created for the Madras state Legislative Assembly in 1952.[3] It was dissolved in 1955 Elections due to paasing of the Delimitation Commission of 1952 was created due to the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 1951.[4] Justice N Chandrasekhara Aiyar, a retired justice of the Supreme Court, was its chairman in 1953.[5] After the passing of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, it became a part of the new Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.[6] [7] After the passing of the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 1976, its extent was the Cumbum and Ardhaveedu firkas in Giddalur taluk; and Podili taluk (excluding Podili and Marripudi firkas) and Thimmareddipalli firka in Kanigiri taluk. [2]

It was not present now due to Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008 and hence was defunct as of the 2009 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election.[8]

Yerragondapalem Assembly constituency was newly formed as part of the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008 and active from the 2009 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election.[8] after dissolving the Cumbum Assembly Constituency

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States Reorganisation Act, 1956

States Reorganisation Act, 1956

The States Reorganisation act, 1956 was a major reform of the boundaries of India's states and territories, organising them along linguistic lines.

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly or Andhra Pradesh Śāsana Sabha is the lower house of the Andhra Pradesh Legislature.

2009 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

2009 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

The United Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election of 2009 took place in April 2009, concurrently with the 2009 Indian general election. The elections were held in the state in the first phase (2009-04-16) and the second phase (2009-04-23). The results were declared on 2009-05-16. The incumbent Indian National Congress retained power in the United Andhra Pradesh State Assembly lower house, though with a reduced majority. The Congress Legislature party re-elected incumbent Chief minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy as its leader thus re-nominating him to the post.

Yerragondapalem Assembly constituency

Yerragondapalem Assembly constituency

Yerragondapalem Assembly constituency is a scheduled caste reserved constituency in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the seven assembly segments of Ongole Lok Sabha constituency, along with Darsi, Ongole, Kondapi, Markapuram, Giddalur and Kanigiri. As of 25 March 2019, there are a total of 200,379 electors in the constituency. In 2019 state assembly election Audimulapu Suresh was elected as an MLA of the constituency, representing the YSR Congress Party.

Members of the Legislative assembly

Election MLA Party
2004[1] Vudumula Srinivasulu Reddy Indian National Congress
1999[9] Kandula Nagarjuna Reddy Indian National Congress
1994 Chappidi Vengaiah Telugu Desam Party
1989 Kandula Nagarjuna Reddy Indian National Congress
1985 Vudumula Venkata Reddy Telugu Desam Party
1983 Kandula Nagarjuna Reddy Indian National Congress
1978 Kandula Obula Reddy Indian National Congress
1952[a] Pidathala Ranga Reddy Indian National Congress

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2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

In the 2004 United Andhra Pradesh Assembly election, the Congress had swept the state, winning 185 of the 294 seats in the Assembly.

Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (INC), colloquially the Congress Party but often simply the Congress, is a political party in India with widespread roots. Founded in 1885, it was the first modern nationalist movement to emerge in the British Empire in Asia and Africa. From the late 19th century, and especially after 1920, under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, the Congress became the principal leader of the Indian independence movement. The Congress led India to independence from the United Kingdom, and significantly influenced other anti-colonial nationalist movements in the British Empire.

1999 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1999 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

Below are the results of the 1999 legislative assembly election of United Andhra Pradesh.

1994 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1994 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

The United Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election of 1994 took place in December 1994 in 294 constituencies in United Andhra Pradesh, India. The elections were conducted to elect the government in the state of Andhra Pradesh for the next five years. The TDP secured a huge majority winning 226 seats. The Indian National Congress won only 26 seats. NTR was sworn his 3rd term as Chief Minister of the state.

Telugu Desam Party

Telugu Desam Party

The Telugu Desam Party is an Indian regional political party with great influence in the state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is founded by the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao (N.T.R.) on 29 March 1982. Since 1995, the party has been headed by N. Chandrababu Naidu. The party's headquarters is located at NTR Bhavan in Hyderabad. It has a strong presence both at the state level and in central politics. TDP espouses no specific ideology other than its commitment to safeguarding "the political, economic, social, and cultural foundations of Telugu-speaking people." Currently, TDP holds 3 Lok Sabha Seats.

1989 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1989 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

In the 1989 United Andhra Pradesh Assembly election, Indian National Congress swept the polls, winning 181 of the 294 seats in the Assembly.[3] As the leader of the Congress Legislature Party, Marri Chenna Reddy was elected the Chief Minister. The TDP won only 74 seats from the 216 seats won by it in 1985 because of so much anti on TDP.[4] General Elections were held in the same year and resulted in the INC(I) winning in 39 out of 42 Lok Sabha constituencies. Its rival, the TDP won only in 2 Lok Sabha constituencies.

1985 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1985 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

The United Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election of 1985 took place in January 1985 in 294 constituencies in United Andhra Pradesh, India. The elections were conducted to elect the government in the state of Andhra Pradesh for the next five years. The TDP secured a huge majority winning 202 seats. The Indian National Congress winning only 50 seats.

1983 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1983 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

The United Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election of 1983 was held in January 1983 in 294 constituencies in United Andhra Pradesh, India. The elections were conducted to elect the government in the state of Andhra Pradesh for the following five years. The TDP secured a huge majority winning 202 seats. The Indian National Congress secured only 60 seats. The election was held in January 1983 instead of August 1983 as scheduled. NTR was sworn in as the 10th and the first non-Congress Chief Minister of the state on 9 January 1983 with ten cabinet ministers and five ministers of State.

1978 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1978 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

The 6th United Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election was held in 1978. It was the sixth election. Indira Gandhi formed new party INC(I). Indian National Congress (I) won 175 seats out of 294 seats. While, JP won 60 seats and Independent candidates won 15 seats.

1952 Madras Legislative Assembly election

1952 Madras Legislative Assembly election

The first legislative assembly Election to the Madras state based on universal adult suffrage was held in March 1952. This was the first election held in Madras state after the Indian Independence. This election was officially known as the 1951 Madras State Election, even though through delays, actual voting didn't take place until early 1952.

Madras State

Madras State

Madras State was a state of India during the mid-20th century. At the time of its formation in 1950, it included the whole of present-day Tamil Nadu, Coastal Andhra, Rayalaseema, the Malabar region of North and central Kerala, Bellary, South Canara and Kollegal. Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema were separated to form Andhra State in 1953, while South Canara and Bellary districts along with the Kollegalam taluka of Coimbatore district were merged with Mysore State, and Malabar District with the State of Travancore-Cochin to form Kerala in 1956. Post State Reorganization in 1956, the remaining Madras State was renamed to Tamil Nadu on January 14, 1969.

Election results

Assembly elections 2004

2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Cumbum[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Vudumula Srinivasulu Reddy 52,738 52.62%
TDP Chegireddy Linga Reddy 45,116 45.01%
Margin of victory 7,622 7.60%
Turnout 100,360 74.27%
Registered electors 135,131
INC hold Swing

Assembly elections 1999

1999 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Cumbum[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Kandula Nagarjuna Reddy 59,615 59.41%
TDP Chappidi Vengaiah 39,717 39.58%
Margin of victory 19,898 19.83%
Turnout 102,898 70.83%
Registered electors 145,266
INC gain from TDP Swing

Assembly elections 1994

1994 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election :Cumbum
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP Chappidi Vengaiah 44,294 50.64%
INC Kandula Nagarjuna Reddy 39,913 45.63%
Margin of victory 4,381 5.01%
Turnout 89,372 71.77%
Registered electors 124,528
TDP gain from INC Swing

Assembly elections 1989

1989 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election : Cumbum
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Kandula Nagarjuna Reddy 58,356 63.16%
TDP Vudumula Venkata Reddy 32,523 35.20%
Margin of victory 25,833 27.96%
Turnout 94,463 67.80%
Registered electors 139,320
INC gain from TDP Swing

Assembly elections 1985

1985 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election : Cumbum
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
TDP Vudumula Venkata Reddy 39,089 50.08%
INC Kandula Nagarjuna 36,093 46.24%
Margin of victory 2,996 3.84%
Turnout 79,087 68.79%
Registered electors 114,970
TDP gain from INC Swing

Assembly elections 1983

1983 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election : Cumbum
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Kandula Nagarjuna Reddy 35,660 50.33%
TDP Vudumula Venkata Reddy 33,082 46.69%
Margin of victory 2,578 3.64%
Turnout 72,145 66.29%
Registered electors 108,834
INC gain from INC(I) Swing

Assembly elections 1978

1978 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election : Cumbum
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC(I) Kandula Obula Reddy 33,191 45.51%
JP Mohammed Sharief Shaik 26,712 36.62%
Margin of victory 6,479 8.88%
Turnout 74,751 71.39%
Registered electors 104,715
INC(I) win (new seat)


Assembly elections 1952

1952 Madras Legislative Assembly election : Cumbum[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Pidathala Ranga Reddy 22,468 39.37
Independent Adapala Ramaswamy 17,144 30.04
KLP Kandula Obula Reddy 15,235 26.70
Socialist Suggam Purushotham 2,220 3.89
Margin of victory 5,324 9.33
Turnout 57,067 66.50
Registered electors 85,818
INC win (new seat)

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2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

In the 2004 United Andhra Pradesh Assembly election, the Congress had swept the state, winning 185 of the 294 seats in the Assembly.

Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (INC), colloquially the Congress Party but often simply the Congress, is a political party in India with widespread roots. Founded in 1885, it was the first modern nationalist movement to emerge in the British Empire in Asia and Africa. From the late 19th century, and especially after 1920, under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, the Congress became the principal leader of the Indian independence movement. The Congress led India to independence from the United Kingdom, and significantly influenced other anti-colonial nationalist movements in the British Empire.

Telugu Desam Party

Telugu Desam Party

The Telugu Desam Party is an Indian regional political party with great influence in the state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is founded by the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao (N.T.R.) on 29 March 1982. Since 1995, the party has been headed by N. Chandrababu Naidu. The party's headquarters is located at NTR Bhavan in Hyderabad. It has a strong presence both at the state level and in central politics. TDP espouses no specific ideology other than its commitment to safeguarding "the political, economic, social, and cultural foundations of Telugu-speaking people." Currently, TDP holds 3 Lok Sabha Seats.

Voter turnout

Voter turnout

In political science, voter turnout is the participation rate of a given election. This can be the percentage of registered voters, eligible voters, or all voting-age people. According to Stanford University political scientists Adam Bonica and Michael McFaul, there is a consensus among political scientists that "democracies perform better when more people vote."

Voter registration

Voter registration

In electoral systems, voter registration is the requirement that a person otherwise eligible to vote must register on an electoral roll, which is usually a prerequisite for being entitled or permitted to vote.

Swing (politics)

Swing (politics)

An electoral swing analysis shows the extent of change in voter support, typically from one election to another, expressed as a positive or negative percentage. A multi-party swing is an indicator of a change in the electorate's preference between candidates or parties, often between major parties in a two-party system. A swing can be calculated for the electorate as a whole, for a given electoral district or for a particular demographic.

1999 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1999 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

Below are the results of the 1999 legislative assembly election of United Andhra Pradesh.

1994 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

1994 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

The United Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election of 1994 took place in December 1994 in 294 constituencies in United Andhra Pradesh, India. The elections were conducted to elect the government in the state of Andhra Pradesh for the next five years. The TDP secured a huge majority winning 226 seats. The Indian National Congress won only 26 seats. NTR was sworn his 3rd term as Chief Minister of the state.

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  5. ^ "Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. Chandrasekhara Aiyar". Archived from the original on 8 May 2013.
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