About Hiranagar Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Hiranagar is a town in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. The town was founded by Raja Hari Singh. As of 2001 India census, it had a population of 7879. The assembly constituency of Hiranagar belongs to Udhampur parliamentary constituency. The constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Castes. The seat has always been occupied by either BJP or INC. No other party could manage to come to power. Durga Dass of BJP won the 2008 assembly elections and is the present MLA. He defeated his nearest rival, Prem Lal, an independent candidate. Dass secured 19730 votes as against Lal's 16993 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Hiranagar Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Hiranagar assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||AC No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||67||Hiranagar||(SC)||Kuldeep Raj||M||BJP||55399||Girdhari Lal Chalotra||M||INC||16115|
|2008||67||Hiranagar||(SC)||Durga Dass||M||BJP ||19730||Prem Lal||M||IND||16993|
|2002||67||Hiranagar||(SC)||Girdhari Lal||M||INC||31402||Gopal Dass||M||BJP||13190|
|1996||67||Hiranagar||(SC)||Prem Lal||M||BJP||15922||Girdhari Lal||M||INC||13630|
|1987||70||Hiranagar||GEN||Baldev Singh||M||BJP||17088||Ram Das Dogra||M||INC||14580|
|1983||70||Hiranagar||GEN||Ram Dass||M||INC||13218||Baldev Singh||M||BJP||9788|
|1977||70||Hiranagar||GEN||Girdhari Lal Dogra||M||INC||13623||Rattan Lal||M||JNP||9912|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021