Constituency : Assembly

Palair

State :
Telangana
District :
Khammam
Total Voters :
204530
Male :
100293
Female :
104222
MLA :
Tummala Nageswara Rao
MP :
Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy

Voter details

Total voters: 2,04,530
 
Men-1,00,293
Women-1,04,222
Others-15 
 
Key communities: Majority of the people are SCs, ST, Bcs and the votes of BC's are important.

History

Reservation: Open
 
Mandals in constituency: Kusumanchi, Thirumalayapalem, Khammam Rural, Nelakondapalli
 
Loksabha Constituency : Khammam Parliament
Year Winner Party Runner-Up Party Majority
2016 Tummala Nageswara Rao TRS Sucharitha Reddy Congress 45682

Other Important Leaders

Vanajeevi Ramaiah: Reddypalli Village, Khammam Rural Mandal
Ramaiah is well known as Vanajeevi Ramaiah as he loves to plant saplings, his original name is Daripalli Ramaiah. He started growing plants 43 years ago. He got inspired form his teacher Mallesham and later sarted growing plants. He was awarded with Padmashri and in 2005 he also got 'Vanamitra' award from Centre for Media Services.
 
Mudireddy Mahender Reddy, DGP - Telangana
Mudireddy Mahender Reddy, the DGP of Telangana is from Kistapur village, Kusumanchi mandal. He completed his civil engineering from REC Warangal.
 
Pendhurti Ravi: He started Pendhurti Foundation and through which he is organising various welfare activities. He is working as a Software engineer in America.
 
Ramadugu Dharmarao: He is the former MLA from BJP for Hanamkonda and belongs to Raghunathapalli village of Thirumalayapallem mandal.

Ongoing Programmes

BT highway works connecting all the villages of Palair constituency are going to be completed in next few months. The works of Mission Bhagiratha and Mission Kakatiya are completing on a faster pace.

Pending issues

Lack of Supply of irrigation and drinking water facilities is a persistent problem in this constituency. Many leaders have promised to solve this problem but nothing was done to address the issue. The present minister Tummala Nageswara Rao has chalked out plan to put an end to this problem. Bhaktaramadasu project in Erragadda thanda is completed with Rs.350 crores. With this project nearly 70 thousand acres are being irrigated. Mission Bhagiratha project works near Palair reservoir are under progress and the construction of intake well and headworks near Zillacheruvu has been completed. Pipe lines works are also going on in the constituency and if it is completed the problem of drinking water will be solved.

Important places

Kusumanchi: The temple of Lord Shiva constructed during Kakatiya's period is popular in Kusumanchi and Nelakondapalli is the birth place of Bhakta Ramadasu and on his name a temple and well was constructed in the village. The most biggest stupa of Buddha in South India is in Nelakondapalli. The historical temples belonging to Kakatiya era are also situated in this place. The Gollapadu Kattu in Khammam Rural and Julapalli fort in Thirumalayapalem are famous. The stupas of Ganapathi deva, brick built viharas are in this region. Srikrishnadevaraya used to rule his kingdom from this place. Many Engineering, B-Pharmacy, B.Ed colleges and Jawahar Navodaya school are present.

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