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Banihal Election Results 2014, J&K




About Banihal Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Banihal is a small town in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The word Banihal means blizzard. As of 2001 India census, it had a population of 2,729. The assembly constituency of Banihal is a part of Udhampur parliamentary constituency. In the past two assembly elections of 1996 and 2002, a independent candidate won the seat. But in the 2008 assembly elections, Vikar Rasool Wani of INC came out victorious. He defeated Showkat Javeed Daing, an independent candidate. Wani secured 8287 votes as against Daing's 5254 votes.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Banihal Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Banihal assembly elections conducted so far.

YearAC No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVotesRunner UpGenderPartyVotes
201456BanihalGENVikar Rasool WaniMINC17671Bashir Ahmed RunyalMPDP13322
200856BanihalGENVikar Rasool WaniMINC 8287Showkat Javed DaingMIND5254
200256BanihalGENMolvi Abdul RashidMIND11393Mohd. Farooq MirMJKN4719
199656BanihalGENMohd. Farooq MirMIND10925Molvi Abdul RashidMJKN7778
198750BanihalGENMolvi Abdul RashidMJKN13949Mohd. Akhter NizamMIND6056
198350BanihalGENAbdul RashidMJKN15046Sona UllahMINC6821
197750BanihalGENMolvi Abdul RashidMJKN7460Modh. Akthar NizamiMINC3290
197250BanihalGENHajra BegumFINCUncontested
196750BanihalGENM. AkhtarMJKN7570Assad-UllahMINC6391


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