In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
The historically significant Lok Sabha constituency of Anantnag is one of the six Parliamentary constituencies in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.This Lok Sabha constituency covers four districts: Kulgam, Pulwama, Shopian and Anantnag.
Quick facts for Anantnag
|Assembly Constituencies ||15|
|Ruling Party|| JKPDP
|No. of Electorals||611571||564652||1176223|
According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Anantnag Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 3) were 1,176,223 of which 564,652 are females and 611,571 are males. There are 16 Vidhan Sabha segments in Anantnag. It is a highly contested constituency, as a crucial battle has erupted between the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference and the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party. This seat remained with the Indian National Congress in its formative years. The picturesque city and municipality of Anantnag is the administrative headquarters of the district of Anantnag. The constituency primarily survives on a rich and expansive tourism sector, owing to the lush valleys and the Himalayas. Fruits such as apple and agricultural crops such as rice and wheat are also grown here.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Anantnag parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Anantnag constituency is Mehbooba Mufti of PDP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote
|2014||3||Anantnag||GEN||Mehbooba Mufti ||F ||PDP ||200429 ||Mirza Mehboob Beg ||M ||JKNPP ||135012|
|2009||3||Anantnag||GEN||Beg,(Dr.) Mirza Mehboob ||M||JKN||148317||Peer Mohd Hussain ||M||JKPDP||143093|
|2004||3||Anantnag||GEN||Mehbooba Mufti||F||JKPDP||74436||Beg,(Dr.) Mirza Mehboob||M||JKN||35498|
|1999||3||Anantnag||GEN||Ali Mohd Naik||M||JKN||38745||Mufti Mohd. Syeed||M||IND||25253|
|1998||3||Anantnag||GEN||Mufti Mohd. Sayeed||M||INC||120444||Mohd. Yusuf Teng||M||JKN||68444|
|1996||3||Anantnag||GEN||Mohd. Maqbool||M||JD||117221||Taj Mohi-Ud-Din||M||INC||59137|
|1989||3||Anantnag||GEN||P.L.Handoo||M||JKN||36055||Abdul Rashid Khan||M||IND||186|
|1984||3||Anantnag||GEN||Akbar Jahan Begum||F||JKN||240973||Peer Hussan-Ud-Din||M||INC||158963|
|1980||3||Anantnag||GEN||Gh. Rasool Kochak||M||JKN||179020||Ali Mohd. Naik||M||IND||95050|
|1977||3||Anantnag||GEN||Dr. Mohd. Shafi Qureshi||M||INC||79742||Ab. Razak Mir||M||IND||71411|
|1971||3||Anantnag||GEN||Dr. Mohd. Shafi Qureshi||M||INC||150827||Peep Gulam Nabi Shah||M||IND||90434|
|1967||3||Anantnag||GEN||M.S. Qureshi||M||INC|| ||Uncontested|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Anantnag parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Rajpura||Hom Shali Bug||Shangus||Anantnag|