About Billawar Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Billawar is a town in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is also referred to as Balaur and is famous for its ancient monuments. As of 2011 India census, it had a population of 11,916. The assembly constituency of Billawar is a part of Udhampur parliamentary constituency. The seat is the stronghold of INC. Except for 2002 assembly elections, INC has won all the assembly elections. Manohar Lal Sharma won the 2008 assembly elections for the second consecutive time and is the present MLA. He defeated Satish Sharma of BJP. Manohar Lal Sharma bagged 22262 votes as against Satish Sharma's 13879 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Billawar Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Billawar assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||AC No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||66||Billawar||GEN||Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh||M||BJP||43447||Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma||M||INC||25472|
|2008||66||Billawar||GEN||Manohar Lal Sharma||M||INC ||22262||Satish Sharma||M||BJP||13879|
|2002||66||Billawar||GEN||Manohar Lal Sharma||M||IND||24736||Balbir Singh||M||INC||10175|
|1996||66||Billawar||GEN||Balbir Singh||M||INC||13354||Rajinder Singh||M||JPP||12722|
|1972||57||Billawar||GEN||Randhir Singh||M||INC||9575||Dhian Singh||M||BJS||8554|
|1967||57||Billawar||GEN||B. Singh||M||INC||10711||D. Singh||M||BJS||6415|
|1962||10||Billawar||GEN||Ram Chander Khajuria||M||NC||7819||Dhian Singh||M||PP||7307|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021