About Bishnah Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Bishnah is a town in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir. As of 2001 India census, it had a population of 9141. The assembly constituency of Jammu East belongs to Jammu parliamentary constituency. The area lacks basic civic amenities and infrastructural development. Due to lack of irrigatiion facilities, farmers face a lot of problems. Development will be the major issue in the upcoming assembly elections. Ashwani Kumar Sharma, an independent candidate won the 2008 assembly elections for the second consecutive time. He defeated Kamal Verma of BSP. Sharma secured 14006 votes as against Verma's 13560 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Bishnah Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Bishnah assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||AC No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||74||Bishnah||GEN||Kamal Verma||M||JKNC||29380||Ashwani Kumar Sharma||M||BJP||26394|
|2008||74||Bishnah||GEN||Ashwani Kumar Sharma||M||IND ||14078||Kamal Verma||M||BSP||13589|
|2002||74||Bishnah||GEN||Ashwani Kumar Sharma||M||IND||17961||Kamal Verma||M||JKN||13298|
|1996||74||Bishnah||GEN||Jagdish Raj Dubey||M||JD||10941||Hari Chand||M||BSP||9057|
|1987||58||Bishnah||(SC)||Parma Nand||M||JKN||16319||Gian Chand||M||IND||6495|
|1983||58||Bishnah||(SC)||Bhagat Chhaju Ram||M||INC||21123||Parma Nand||M||JKN||8159|
|1977||58||Bishnah||(SC)||Parma Nand||M||INC||9441||Ram Chand||M||JNP||7357|
|1972||62||Bishnah||(SC)||Parma Nand||M||INC||14971||Shiv Ram||M||BJS||6489|
|1967||62||Bishnah||(SC)||B. C. Ram||M||INC||11037||S. Dass||M||BJS||3832|
|1962||7||Bishnah||GEN||Trilochan Datt||M||NC||8783||Ram Piara Saraf||M||DNC||5768|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021