About Sopore Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
Sopore earlier known as Suyyapur is an apple town in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is also a trading centre. The place was founded by Utpala engineer and irrigation minister Suyya in 880 CE. As of 2001 census,the town had a population of 58,416. The assembly constituency of Sopore belongs to Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency. Mohd Ashraf Ganie of JKN won the 2008 assembly elections and is the present MLA. He defeated Abdul Rashid Dar of INC. Ganie bagged 4368 votes as against Dar's 3304 votes.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Sopore Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Sopore assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||8||Sopore||GEN||Abdul Rashid Dar||M||INC||8429||Nazir Ahmad Naikoo||M||PDP||5674|
|2008||8||Sopore||GEN||Mohd Ashraf Ganie||M||JKN||4368||Abdul Rashid Dar ||M||INC||3304|
|2002||8||Sopore||GEN||Abdul Rashid||M||INC||2062||Abdul Ahad Vakil||M||JKN||1515|
|1996||8||Sopore||GEN||Haji Abdul Ahad Vakil||M||JKN||14441||Gh. Nabi Mircha||M||INC||2842|
|1987||10||Sopore||GEN||Syed Ali Shahgilani||M||IND||24392||Abdul Ahmad Vakil||M||JKN||19942|
|1983||10||Sopore||GEN||Hakim Habibullah||M||JKN||17048||Syed Alishah Geelani||M||JMI||12974|
|1977||10||Sopore||GEN||Syed Ali Shah Geelani||M||JMI||16717||Hakeem Habibullah||M||JKN||16684|
|1972||9||Sopore||GEN||Syed Ali Shah Gilani||M||JMI||11396||Gulam Nabi Mircha||M||INC||7486|
|1967||9||Sopore||GEN||G. N. Mircha||M||INC||4434||A. G. Panzoo||M||JKN||3068|
|1962||64||Sopore||GEN||Abdul Ghani Malik||M||NC||Uncontested|
Last Updated on March 27, 2020