About Bijbehara Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Bijbehara is a town in Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir. It is also known as Bijbiara, Vejibyor and Vijeshwar. The place is also referred to as 'The Town of Chinars' as there are Chinar trees all over. As of 2001 India census, it had a population of 19,703. The assembly constituency of Bijbehara is a part of Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Abdul Rehman Bhat of PDP won the 2008 assembly elections for the second consecutive time. He defeated Bashir Ahmad Shah of JKNC. Bhat secured 23320 votes as against shah's 13046 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Bijbehara Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Bijbehara assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||AC No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||45||Bijbehara||GEN||Abdul Rehman Bhat||M||PDP||23581||Bashir Ahmad Shah||M||JKNC||20713|
|2008||45||Bijbehara||GEN||Abdul Rehman Bhat||M||JKPDP ||23320||Bashir Ahmad Shah||M||JKN||13046|
|2002||45||Bijbehara||GEN||Ab. Rehman Bhat||M||PDP||5961||Haji Ab. Gani Shah||M||JKN||2084|
|1999||By Polls||Bijbehara||GEN||Abdul Rehman ||M||AGP||3756||?Rafi Ahmad Mir ||M||JKN||2506|
|1996||45||Bijbehara||GEN||Mehbooba Mufti||F||INC||10051||Abdul Gani Shah||M||JKN||7780|
|1987||38||Bijbehara||GEN||Haji Abdul Gani Shah||M||JKN||16818||Mohd. Sultan||M||IND||16718|
|1983||38||Bijbehara||GEN||Abdul Gani Shah||M||JKN||17303||Mufti Mahd. Syed||M||INC||14214|
|1977||38||Bijbehara||GEN||Agdul Gani Shah||M||JKN||16059||Mufti Mohamad Sayeed||M||INC||8081|
|1972||38||Bijbehara||GEN||Saif Ud Din Dar||M||INC||14300||Mohd Sultan||M||JMI||5285|
|1967||38||Bijbehara||GEN||M. M Syeed||M||INC||Uncontested|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021