Kangan (Jammu And Kashmir) Assembly Constituency Elections


Kangan Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

The town of Kangan is situated in the Ganderbal district of Jammu & Kashmir. As of 2001 India census, it had a population of 94874 people. The Kangan assembly constituency is a part of parliamentary constituency of Srinagar. The constituency has been the bastion of the National Conference. The NC has occupied the seat of MLA since 1996 and Mian Altaf Ahmed has been the MLA since the year 1987. He won the assembly elections of 2008 by besting Bashir Ahmad Mir, candidate of PDP. Ahmed received 19210 votes over Mir’s 11495 votes.


List of Sitting and Previous MLAs of Kangan assembly constituency

Below Here year-wise list of MLAs of Kangan Assembly Constituency with their party name :

Year A C No. Constituency Name Category Winner Sex Party Votes Runner Up Sex Party Votes
2008 16 Kangan GEN Altafahmad M JKN 19210 Bashir Ahmad Mir M JKPDP 11495
2002 16 Kangan GEN Altaf Ahmad M JKN 16987 Ghulam Mohd. Dar M PDP 5948
1996 16 Kangan GEN Mian Altaf Ahmed M JKN 21553 Qazi Mohd. Afzal M INC 954
1987 14 Kangan GEN Mian Altaf M INC 14644 Gul Mohd. War M IND 9952
1977 14 Kangan GEN Bashir Ahmad M JKN 20808 Mohd. Afzi M JNP 3090
1972 14 Kangan GEN Bashir Ahmed Mian M INC 16593 Ahad Bhat M JMI 3974
1967 14 Kangan GEN M. B. Ahmad M INC Uncontested
1962 52 Kangan GEN Main Nizam Ud-Din M NC Uncontested