About Kupwara Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Kupwara is a town in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The majority of the town is inhabited by Muslims with a small community of Sikhs. As of 2001 India census, the town had a population of 14,711 with a a literacy rate of 55.50%. The assembly constituency of Kupwara is a part of Baramulla parliamentary constituency. It had 80,536 registered voters in 2002. Mir Saifullah is the MLA from the constituency since 1996. He won the 2008 assembly elections by defeating Fayaz Ahmad Mir of JKPDP.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Kupwara Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Kupwara assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||2||Kupwara||GEN||Bashir Ahmad Dar||M||JKPC||24754||Mir Mohd Fayaz||M||PDP||24603|
|2008||2||Kupwara||GEN||Mir Saifullah||M||JKN||16696||Fayaz Ahmad Mir||M||JKPDP||11514|
|2002||2||Kupwara||GEN||Mir Saifullah||M||JKN||19233||Gh.Qadir Mir||M||IND||19101|
|1996||2||Kupwara||GEN||Saifullah Mir||M||JKN||5766||Ch. Salam-Ud-Din||M||INC||4755|
|1987||4||Kupwara||GEN||Mushtaq Ahmed Lone||M||JKN||12585||Abdul Haq Khan||M||JKP||10806|
|1983||4||Kupwara||GEN||Peer Abdul Gani||M||JKN||13119||Abdul Haq||M||JKP||6046|
|1977||4||Kupwara||GEN||Assad Ullah Shah||M||JKN||13780||Ghulam Nabi||M||JNP||4834|
|1972||2||Kupwara||GEN||Ghulam Mohd. Shah||M||INC||10988||Mohd. Sultan Tantrey||M||IND||2331|
|1967||2||Kupwara||GEN||M. S. Tantray||M||INC||Uncontested|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021