Constituency : Assembly

Sathupalli

State :
Telangana
District :
Khammam
Total Voters :
218170
Male :
108447
Female :
109718
MLA :
Sandra Venkata Veeraiah
MP :
Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy

Voter details

Total Population of the contituency: 2,94,540; Male: 1,47,227; Female: 1,47,313
Total voters: 2,18,170; Male:1,08,447; Female: 1,09,718 and Others: 5

History

Reservation: SC
 
District to which it belongs: Khammam
 
Mandals of the constituency: Vemnuru, Sathupally, Penuballi, Kalluru, Tallaada
 
Loksabha constituency to which it belongs: Khammam
Year Winner Party Runner-Up Party Majority
2014 Sandra Venkata Veeraiah TDP Matta Dayanand YCP 2383
2009 Sandra Venkata Veeraiah TDP Sambhani Chandrasekhar Congress 14645
2004 Jalagam Venkatrao Congress Tummala Nageswara Rao TDP 9680
1999 Tummala Nageswara Rao TDP Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy Congress 31630
1994 Tummala Nageswara Rao TDP Jalagam Prasada Rao Congress 7668
1989 Jalagam Prasada Rao Congress Tummala Nageswara Rao TDP 6429
1985 Tummala Nageswara Rao TDP Lakkinenei Jogarao Congress 3818
1983 Jalagam Prasadarao Congress Tummala Nageshwara Rao TDP 6016
1979 J. Venkateshwara Rao Congress-I U. Satyam Congress-U 26300
1978 Jalagam Vengal Rao Congress V. Shantharam Congress-I 22619
1972 Jalagam Vengal Rao Congress Raavi Veera Venkaiah CPM 38061
1967 Jalagam Vengal Rao Congress Morampudi Venkaiah CPM 24476
1962 Jalagam Vengal Rao Congress V. Nageshwara Rao CPI 18606

Other Important Leaders

Three members of this constituency have made significant inroads into the Pharma industry
 
Bandi Pathasarathy of Vemsuru mandal is the head of the Hetero group of industries headquartered in Hyderabad. He is also the chairman of an engineering college in Gangaram of Sathupally mandal. He is actively engaged in social work through his Sai Spoorthi trust.
 
Bheemireddy Satyanarayana Reddy of Erraguntapadu is leading Noce Pharma company in Hyderabad as managing director. He had made a personal contribution of Rs. 1 crore towards laying of roads and taking up drainage works in the constituency.
 
Sk. Janimiya of Kallur is the head of Crescent Pharma company in Hyderabad. He also set up a private school in Kallur.

Important projects,Institutions

Kallur headquartered Kakatiya sugar factory, which is having considerable importance. It also has bottling unit in Sathupalli. Lanksagar project is providing water to nearly 8000 acres of agricultural land, is lifeline of Penuballi mandal.

Ongoing Programmes

Construction of foodpark in Buggapadu is underprogress. Works under Mission Bhaghiratha, and Mission Kakatiya are also being done at a considerable pace. The construction of double lane roads connecting all villages of the sathupalli constituency has been completed.

Pending issues

Lack of availablity of potable water and employment opportunities are some of the persistent problems faced by the people of this constituency. To address these issues, central and state governments together have embarked on setting up megafood park and other infrastructure facilties. A sum of Rs. 112crore has been alloted for this purpose. It is expected this project would generate nearly 20,000 direct and indirect job opportunities for the locals. Godavari waters are seen as only solution to the problem of lack of drinking water in the constituency and the sitarama lift irrigation project, once completed, will ensure continuous supply of water for agriculture to entire consituency.

Important places

No famous tourist destinations are present

Interesting Points

Sattupalli Assembly constituency came into existence in 1977. Until 2009 it was general constituency, there after it has been reserved for SCs. Ponguleti Srinivas reddy, MP from Khammam, is a native of Narayanpur village in Kallur mandal. His brother, Ponguleti Sudhakar reddy is with Congress, and is an MLC. Another member of this constituency, Muvva Vijaybabu is chairman of district cooperative bank. Political participation in the constituency is very high and many of the prominent politicians of the state are from this constituency.

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