Srinagar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the six Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir state in northern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

  1. Kangan (assembly constituency no. 16)
  2. Gandarbal (assembly constituency no. 17)
  3. Hazratbal (assembly constituency no. 18)
  4. Zadibal (assembly constituency no. 19)
  5. Idgah (assembly constituency no. 20)
  6. Khanyar (assembly constituency no. 21)
  7. Habbakadal (assembly constituency no. 22)
  8. Amirakadal (assembly constituency no. 23)
  9. Sonawar (assembly constituency no. 24)
  10. Batmaloo (assembly constituency no. 25)
  11. Chadoora (assembly constituency no. 26)
  12. Badgam (assembly constituency no. 27)
  13. Beerwah (assembly constituency no. 28)
  14. Khansahib (assembly constituency no. 29)
  15. Chrari-Sharif (assembly constituency no. 30)

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 JKN    Independent    INC    PDP  

Election Member Party
1967 Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1971 S. A. Shamim Independent
1977 Begum Akbar Jehan Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1977 Begum Akbar Jehan Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1980 Farooq Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
Bye election, date uncertain [2] Abdul Rashid Kabuli Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1984 Abdul Rashid Kabuli Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1989 Mohammad Shafi Bhat Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1991 elections not held due to Kashmir insurgency
1996 Ghulam Mohammad Mir Magami Indian National Congress
1998 Omar Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
1999 Omar Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
2004 Omar Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
2009 Farooq Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
2014 Tariq Hameed Karra Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party
2017 Bye Election Farooq Abdullah Jammu & Kashmir National Conference

Election Results[edit]

By election 2017[edit]

By Election, 2017: Srinagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
JKN Farooq Abdullah 48,555 54.02 +16.98
PDP Nazir Ahmad Khan 37,779 42.03 -8.55
IND. Farooq Ahmad Dar 630 0.70 New
IND. Mehraj Khourshid Malik 576 0.64 New
AJKLDP Bikram Singh 496 0.55 New
NOTA None of the Above 931 1.04 -0.55
Majority 10,776 11.99 -1.55
Turnout 89,881 7.12 -18.74
JKN gain from PDP Swing +3.44

General elections 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Srinagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PDP Tariq Hameed Karra 1,57,923 50.58 +9.28
JKN Farooq Abdullah 1,15,643 37.04 -14.96
IND. Aga Syed Mohsin 16,050 5.14 New
BJP Fayaz Ahmad Bhat 4,467 1.43 +0.72
AAP Dr. Raja Muzaffar Bhat 3,271 1.05 New
NOTA None of the Above 4,979 1.59 New
Majority 42,280 13.54 +2.84
Turnout 3,12,212 25.86 +0.31
PDP gain from JKN Swing -1.42

General elections 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Srinagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
JKN Dr. Farooq Abdullah 1,47,035 52.00 +1.70
PDP Iftikhar Hussain Ansari 1,16,793 41.30 -2.84
BJP Avtar Kishan Pandita 1,994 0.71 =0.01
Majority 30,239 10.70 -1.13
Turnout 2,82,761 25.55 +6.98
JKN hold Swing

General elections 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Srinagar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
JKN Omar Abdullah 98,422 50.30
PDP Ghulam Nabi Lone 75,263 38.46
Independent Nazir Ahmad Khan 6,873 3.51
BJP Iftikhar Sadiq 3,154 1.61
Majority 23,159
Turnout 195,678 18.57
JKN hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir". Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  2. ^ Vacancy caused due to Farooq Abdullah vacating the seat after becoming the Chief Minister. The LS website lists Kabuli being a member of the 7th Lok Sabha. The Bye election may have taken place in 1982 or 1983.