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Kathua Election Results 2014, J&K




About Kathua Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Kathua is a city in the district by the same name of Jammu and Kashmir. The word 'Kathua' is derived from the Dogri word 'Thuan' meaning 'Scorpions'. Due to large number of Sufi shrines, the city is also referred to as 'the city of Sufis'. As of 2011 census, it had a population of 1,62,988. The assembly constituency of Kathua is a part of Udhampur parliamentary constituency. Charanjit Singh, an independent candidate won the 2008 assembly elections and is the present MLA. He defeated Som Raj of BSP. Singh received 19123 votes as against Raj's 16761 votes.

Sitting and previous MLAs from Kathua Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Kathua assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVotesRunner UpGenderPartyVotes
201465KathuaGENRajiv JasrotiaMBJP35670Som Raj MajotraMBSP28864
200865KathuaGENCharanjit SinghMIND 19123Som RajMBSP16761
200265KathuaGENJatinder SinghMDM16366Sagar ChandMBSP13307
199665KathuaGENSagar ChandMBSP12130Lal Chand SharmaMIND11001
198769Kathua(SC)Om ParkashMINC16805Kulbhushan KumarMBJP10175
198369Kathua(SC)Sanji RamMINC14667Baldev RajMBJP5905
197769Kathua(SC)Dhain ChandMJNP10022Punjabu Ram Alias Punjab SinghMINC9023
197258Kathua(SC)Panjaboo Ram Alias SinghMINC11539Ved PrakashMIND9155
196758Kathua(SC)P. RamMINC10598K. ChandMBJS6176
196211KathuaGENRandhir SinghMNC9826Chagar SinghMPP4642


Last Updated on March 25, 2020

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