About Nowshera Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Nowshera or Naushera is a town in Rajauri district of Jammu and Kashmir. As of 2011 India census, it had a population of 8,435. The assembly constituency of Nowshehra is a part of Jammu parliamentary constituency. The seat is the stronghold of INC and the party won all assembly elections till 2002. The results of 2008 assembly elections were shocking. Radhay Sham Sharma of JKNC won the 2008 assembly elections and is the current MLA. He defeated Dr. Romesh Chander Sharma of INC. Radhay Sham Sharma secured 16511 votes as against Romesh Chander Sharma's 12691 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Nowshera Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Nowshera assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||81||Nowshera||GEN||Ravinder Raina||M||BJP||37374||Surinder Choudhary||M||PDP||27871|
|2008||81||Nowshera||GEN||Radhay Sham Sharma||M||JKN||16511||Dr. Romesh Chander Sharma ||M||INC||12691|
|2002||81||Nowshera||GEN||Romesh Chander||M||INC||20511||Radhey Sham Sharma||M||JKN||16037|
|1996||81||Nowshera||GEN||Radhay Sham Sharma||M||INC||20238||Rattan Singh||M||JKN||10702|
|1987||71||Nowshera||GEN||Beli Ram||M||INC||24053||Balwant Singh||M||IND||5808|
|1983||71||Nowshera||GEN||Beli Ram||M||INC||10395||Rachpal Singh||M||JKN||7202|
|1977||71||Nowshera||GEN||Beli Ram||M||INC||7832||Rattan Singh||M||IND||7416|
|1972||71||Nowshera||GEN||Beli Ram||M||INC||8563||Nand Kumar||M||IND||8512|
|1967||71||Nowshera||GEN||B. Ram||M||INC||6454||N. Kumar||M||PSP||5060|
|1962||16||Nowshera||GEN||Beli Ram||M||NC||11608||Krishan Dev Sethi||M||DNC||4939|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021