About Jammu East Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Jammu is the largest city of the Jammu district. It was founded by Raja Jambulochan. The city got its name from him only. It is the winter capital of the state. The assembly constituency of Jammu East belongs to Jammu parliamentary constituency. Ashok Kumar Khajuria who won the bypolls of 1998, came out victorious in the 2008 assembly elections on the BJP ticket. He defeated Narender Singh of INC. Khajuria received 15907 votes as against Singh's 5480 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Jammu East Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Jammu East assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||AC No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||72||Jammu East||GEN||Rajesh Gupta||M||BJP||21776||Vikram Malhotra||M||INC||9082|
|2008||72||Jammu East||GEN||Ashok Kumar Khajuria||M||BJP ||15907||Narender Singh||M||INC||5474|
|2002||72||Jammu East||GEN||Yogesh Kumar Sawhney||M||INC||11784||Ashok Kumar||M||BJP||8448|
|1998||By Polls||Jammu East||GEN||Ashok Kumar ||M||AGP||13164||Ved Kumar ||M||INC||6967|
|1996||72||Jammu East||GEN||Vaid Vishno Dutt||M||BJP||19047||Raman Bhalla||M||INC||6546|
|1987||62||Jammu East||GEN||Chaman Lal||M||BJP||13930||Ved Parkash||M||INC||10697|
|1983||62||Jammu East||GEN||Om Parkash||M||INC||14262||Chaman Lal||M||BJP||7619|
|1977||62||Jammu East||GEN||Ram Nath Bhalgotra||M||JNP||13179||Amrit Kumar Malhotra||M||INC||5141|
Last Updated on March 24, 2020