Ladakh (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Ladakh Lok Sabha constituency is one of the six Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir state in northern India.Ladakh Lok Sabha constituency is the largest Lok Sabha constituency in India in terms of area with 173266.37 km2.[1][2] The number of electors(voters) in Ladakh (Lok Sabha constituency) is 1.59 lakhs.

Assembly segments[edit]

Ladakh Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[3]

  1. Nobra (assembly constituency no. 47)
  2. Leh (assembly constituency no. 48)
  3. Kargil (assembly constituency no. 49)
  4. Zanskar (assembly constituency no. 50)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 INC    Independent    JKN    BJP  

Election Member Party
1967 K.G. Bakula Indian National Congress
1971 K.G. Bakula Indian National Congress
1977 Parvati Devi Indian National Congress
1980 P. Namgyal Indian National Congress
1984 P. Namgyal Indian National Congress
1989 Mohamad Hassan Commander Independent
1991 election not held due to Kashmir insurgency
1996 P. Namgyal Indian National Congress
1998 Syed Hussain Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1999 Hassan Khan Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
2004 Thupstan Chhewang Independent
2009 Hassan Khan Independent
2014 Thupstan Chhewang Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results[edit]

16th Lok Sabha: 2014 General Elections[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Ladakh [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Thupstan Chhewang 31,111 26.36 +24.15
Independent Ghulam Raza 31,075 26.33 +26.33
Independent Syed Mohd Kazim 28,234 23.92 +23.92
INC Tsering Samphel 26,402 22.37 -4.11
Majority 36 0.03 -3.33
Turnout 1,18,029 70.78
BJP gain from Independent Swing

14th Lok Sabha: 2004 General Elections[edit]

General Election, 2004: Ladakh [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Thupstan Chhewang 66,839 51.84
JKN Hassan Khan 41,126 31.90
Independent Wazir Mohd. Ali 18,117 14.05
BJP Sonam Palzor 2,849 2.21
Majority 25,713
Turnout 128,931 73.52
Independent gain from JKN Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]