Jammu (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Jammu Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: जम्मू लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the six Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir state in northern India. This constituency was created in 1967.

Assembly segments[edit]

Jammu Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

  1. Samba (SC) (assembly constituency no. 68)
  2. Vijaypur (assembly constituency no. 69)
  3. Nagrota (assembly constituency no. 70)
  4. Gandhinagar (assembly constituency no. 71)
  5. Jammu East (assembly constituency no. 72)
  6. Jammu West (assembly constituency no. 73)
  7. Bishnah (assembly constituency no. 74)
  8. Ranbir Singh Pura (assembly constituency no. 75)
  9. Suchetgarh (assembly constituency no. 76)
  10. Marh (assembly constituency no. 77)
  11. Raipur Domana (SC) (assembly constituency no. 78)
  12. Akhnoor (assembly constituency no. 79)
  13. Chhamb (SC) (assembly constituency no. 80)
  14. Nowshera (assembly constituency no. 81)
  15. Darhal (assembly constituency no. 82)
  16. Rajouri (assembly constituency no. 83)
  17. Kalakot (assembly constituency no. 84)
  18. Surankote (assembly constituency no. 85)
  19. Mendhar (assembly constituency no. 86)
  20. Poonch-Haveli (assembly constituency no. 87)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1962 Inder Jit Malhotra Indian National Congress
1967 Inder Jit Malhotra Indian National Congress
1971 Inder Jit Malhotra Indian National Congress
1977 Thakur Baldev Singh Independent
1980 Girdhari Lal Dogra Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Janak Rai Gupta Indian National Congress
1989 Janak Rai Gupta Indian National Congress
1991 election not held due to Kashmir insurgency
1996 Mangat Ram Sharma Indian National Congress
1998 Vishno Datt Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Vishno Datt Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
2002^ Chowdhary Talib Hussain Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
2004 Madan Lal Sharma Indian National Congress
2009 Madan Lal Sharma Indian National Congress
2014 Jugal Kishore Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Jugal Kishore Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party

^ by poll

Election results[edit]

General elections 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Jammu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Jugal Kishore Sharma 8,58,066 58%
INC Raman Bhalla 5,55,191
BSP Badri Nath
Shiv Sena Manish Sahni
JKNPP Prof. Bhim Singh
Independent Subhash Chander
NOTA None of the Above
Majority 3,02,875
Turnout
[[|N/A]] gain from [[|N/A]] Swing

General elections 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Jammu
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Jugal Kishore Sharma 6,19,995 49.34 +18.40
INC Madan Lal Sharma 3,62,715 28.87 -16.46
PDP Yashpal Sharma 1,68,554 13.41 +2.30
BSP Ashok Kumar 31,199 2.48 -3.45
JKNPP Hari Chand Jalmeria 9,071 0.72 New
NOTA None of the Above 4,382 0.35 New
Majority 2,57,280 20.47 +6.08
Turnout 12,53,593 67.83 +18.80
BJP gain from INC Swing +4.31

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir". Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir. Archived from the original on 31 December 2008. Retrieved 30 October 2008.

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