|Winner of General Elections 2009 in Adilabad is RATHOD RAMESH (TDP)|
|Rathod Ramesh||TDP||Bicycle||Sevadasnagar Utnoor Utnoor Village & Mandal Adilabad District (AP)||372268|
|Kotnak Ramesh||INC||Hand||H.No. 6-74/2 New 7-103 Boiwada Utnoor Utnoor Adilabad District (AP)||257181|
|Mesram Nago Rao||PRAP||Railway Engine||F2 - Sairaj Apt 16-9-611/1 Old Malakpet Hyderabad||112930|
|Ade Tukaram||BJP||Lotus||H.No. 4-72 (11-115) Utnoor Village Utnoor Mandal Adilabad District (AP)||57931|
|Rathod Sadashiv Naik||BSP||Elephant||Ramnagar Adilabad (AP)||16471|
|Banka Sahadevu||IND||Gas Cylinder||Venkatapur Village Nirmal Mandal Venkatapur Nirmal Mandal Adilabad Dist (AP)||16441|
|Ganta Pentanna||IND||Television||Near Telephone Exchange At PO Sirpur -T Sirpur -t Village Adilabad District (AP)||13378|
|Nethavat Ramdas||IND||Candles||H.No. 17-95/B Utnoor Village Adilabad District (AP)||9157|
|Athram Laxman Rao||IND||Coconut||Modi Village Kerameri Mandal Modi Village Adilabad District (AP)||7824|
|Year||Voter Turnout Percentage||Winner Candidate||Percentage||Party||Runnerup Candidate||Percentage||Party|
|2004||72.87||MADHUSUDHAN REDDY TAKKALA||49.97||TRS||DR S VENUGOPALA CHARY||45.04||TDP|
|1999||70.34||Dr. S. Venugopal Chary||52.49||TDP||Mohd. Sultan Ahmad||37.73||INC|
|1998||69.79||Dr.s.venugopala Chary||39.49||TDP||Allola Indrakaran Reddy||34.94||INC|
|1996||64.04||S. Venugopala Chary||43.05||TDP||Allola Indrakaran Reddy||37.44||INC|
|1991||59.18||Allola Indrakaran Reddy||40.96||TDP||P. Narasa Reddy||33.12||INC|
|1989||65.34||P.narasa Reddy||52.52||INC||C.madhava Reddy||44.49||TDP|
|1984||63.52||C. Madhav Reddy||55.66||TDP||C. Narisimha Reddy||42.93||INC|
|1980||55.72||G. Narasimha Reddy||70.59||INC(I)||P. Rajeshwar Rao||15.77||JNP|
|1977||56.64||G. Narsimha Reddy||57.47||INC||Gopidi Ganga Reddy||33.04||BLD|
HistoryAdilabad derives its name from the erstwhile ruler of Bijapur, Adil Shah. During Rashtrakoota regime, this town/village was known as Edlawada which means "land of Oxen" It was created out of a sub-district named Sirpur-Tandur in 1905. Historically, Adilabad has been home to a variety of cultures. Owing to its position at the border of central and southern India, it has been ruled by North Indian dynasties like the Mughals and the Mauryas and South Indian dynasties like the Satavahanas and the Chalukyas. The current culture of the district incorporates significant elements of the neighboring Marathi culture into the native Telugu culture.
GeographyAdilabad is located at . It has an average elevation of 264 metres (866 feet).
TransportAdilabad was a railway station on Mudkhed-Adilabad Section of Hyderabad(HYB) Division of South Central Railway(SCR). After Divisional adjustments in 2003, which saw the bifurcation of Hyderabad Division, Adilabad now comes under Nanded(NED) Division of SCR. It has direct train connectivity with Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Nanded, Vijayawada, Nellore, Renigunta, Tirupati, Patna, Nagpur, Nasik, Mumbai CST, Warangal, Khammam, Tenali, Ongole, Aurangabad, Manmad etc. National Highway 7 passes through Adilabad making the road transport most easy. It is well connected to rest of India by road. Adilabad had an air strip which was destroyed by the Indian air force at the time of police action in 1948. The nearest airport is Nagpur but Hyderabad is most preferred.
DemographicsAs of 2001[update] India census, Adilabad had a population of 108,233. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Adilabad has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of the males and 43% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Telugu is the administrative language, and is also widely spoken. The other languages spoken are Dakhni Urdu, Hindi, Kannada and Marathi.The town has a predominant Hindu population with a considerable Muslim population.
Parliamentary ConstituencyAdilabad is a Loksabha Constituency. List of Elected Members:
- 1957 - K. Ashanna
- 1962 - Narayan G Reddy
- 1967 and 1971 - P. Ganga Reddy
- 1977 and 1980 - G. Narsimha Reddy
- 1984 - C. Madhava Reddi
- 1989 - P. Narsa Reddy
- 1991 - Allola Indrakaran Reddy
- 1996, 1998 and 1999 - Dr. Samudrala Venugopal Chary
- 2004 - Madhusudhan Reddy Takkala
- 2008 - Allola Indrakaran Reddy
Assembly ConstituencyAdilabad is a Legislative assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh. There are 1,81,966 registered voters in Adilabad constituency in 1999 elections. List of Elected Members:
- 1952-Sirga Daji Shankar Rao(Communist Party of India)
- 1957- Rangnath Rao (PDF)
- 1962- Vithal Rao - Independent
- 1967- K. Ramkishtoo(Communist Party of India)
- 1972- Masood Ahmed - INC
- 1978 - Chilukuri Ramachandra Reddy (Independent)
- 1983 - Chilukuri Vaman Reddy
- 1985 - Chilukuri Ramachandra Reddy
- 1989 - Chilukuri Ramachandra Reddy
- 1994 - Chilukuri Vaman Reddy
- 1999 - Padala Bhumanna - TDP
- 2004 - Chilukuri Ramachandra Reddy - INC
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