Hyderabad, March 5 IANS | 5 months ago

Andhra Pradesh is set to be split into two states in June and simultaneous elections to the state assembly and the Lok Sabha are scheduled to be held in the state April 30 and May 7.


The following are the results and the region-wise tally of various parties in the 2009 elections:

Andhra Pradesh assembly: Total seats 294

Congress 157
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) 90
Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) 18
Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) 10
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) 7
Others 12

Region-wise break-up:

Telangana (119)

Congress 50
TDP 38
TRS 10
MIM 7
CPI 4
PRP 2
BJP 2
CPI-M 1
Lok Satta 1
Independents 4

Seemandhra (Rayalseema and coastal Andhra together) (175)

Congress 107
TDP 52
PRP 16

Lok Sabha: Total seats 42

Congress 33
TDP 6
TRS 2
MIM 1

Telangana (17 seats)

Congress 12
TDP 2
TRS 2
MIM 1

Seemandhra (25)

Congress 21
TDP 4

The PRP later merged with the Congress. Resignations, by-elections and floating of YSR Congress by Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy changed the equations in the assembly. YSR Congress also wrested two Lok Sabha seats from the Congress.

Following is the party position in the assembly before imposition of President's rule last week.

Total Strength: 294
Effective Strength: 279

Congress 146
TDP 81
TRS 17
YSR Congress 17
MIM 7
CPI 4
BJP 3
CPI-M 1
Lok Satta 1
Independents 2

Vacant seats 15

(Posted on 05-03-2014)