About Samba Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Samba is a city in the district by the same name of Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, it was a part of Jammu district. The place derived its name from Samby Rajput clan. As of 2011 India census, it had a population of 44,562. The assembly constituency of Samba belongs to Jammu parliamentary constituency. The constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Castes. Yash Paul Kundal of JKNPP won the 2008 assembly elections for the second consecutive time and is the present MLA. He defeated Satwant Kour of BJP. Kundal bagged 14631 votes as against Kour's 12642 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Samba Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Samba assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||68||Samba||(SC)||Devinder Kumar Manyal||M||BJP||34075||Yash Paul Kundal||M||JKNPP||11957|
|2008||68||Samba||(SC)||Yash Paul Kundal||M||JKNPP ||14631||Satwant Kour ||F||BJP||12642|
|2002||68||Samba||(SC)||Yash Paul||M||JKNPP||11079||Swarn Lata||F||INC||10333|
|1996||68||Samba||(SC)||Som Nath||M||BSP||14107||Swaran Lata||F||INC||8090|
|1987||56||Samba||GEN||Parkash Sharma||M||INC||10318||Hoshiar Singh||M||IND||7407|
|1983||56||Samba||GEN||Parkash Sharma||M||INC||13515||Surjeet Singh||M||JKN||6400|
|1977||56||Samba||GEN||Dhayan Singh||M||IND||6349||Harbans Singh||M||INC||4728|
|1972||60||Samba||(SC)||Gouri Shankar||M||INC||9700||Gian Chand||M||BJS||5882|
|1967||60||Samba||(SC)||P. Nand||M||INC||8349||G. Chand||M||BJS||5156|
|1962||13||Samba||GEN||K. Sagar Singh||M||NC||7495||Dhyan Singh||M||PP||6727|
Last Updated on Aug 15, 2021