About Bandipora Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Bandipora is a town in the district by the same name. It is also the headquarters of the Bandipora district. The town is located on the banks of Wular Lake. Bandipora is famous for three A's, namely A'lim (knowledge), Adab (good habits or literature) and Aab (water). The assembly constituency of Bandipora is a part of Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency. The seat was occupied by JKN since 1977 until it lost the seat in 2002. Nizamuddin Bhat of PDP won the 2008 assembly elections and is the present MLA. He defeated Usman Abdul Majid, an independent candidate. Bhat bagged 13051 votes as against Majid's 12231 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Bandipora Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Bandipora assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||AC No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||10||Bandipora||GEN||Usman Abdul Majid||M||INC||25084||Nizam-U-Din Bhat||M||PDP||21341|
|2008||10||Bandipora||GEN||Nizamuddin Bhat||M||JKPDP ||13051||Usman Abdul Majid||M||IND||12231|
|2002||10||Bandipora||GEN||Usman Abdul Majid||M||JKAL||5722||Habibullah Bhat||M||INC||5469|
|1996||10||Bandipora||GEN||Gh. Rasool Mir||M||JKN||9625||Ab. Majid||M||JKAL||5652|
|1987||5||Bandipora||GEN||Ghulam Rosool Mir||M||JKN||17894||Nizam-Ud-Din||M||JKP||14668|
|1983||5||Bandipora||GEN||Mohd. Khalil||M||JKN||18253||Nizamudin Bhat||M||JKP||7380|
|1977||5||Bandipora||GEN||Mohamad Khalil||M||JKN||18032||Mohamad Anwar Khan||M||INC||2299|
|1972||4||Bandipora||GEN||M. A. Khan||M||INC||14148||Mohd. Sultan Shah||M||JMI||6774|
|1967||4||Bandipora||GEN||M. A. Khan||M||INC||12733||A. K. Khan||M||JKN||8288|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021