Leh (Jammu And Kashmir) Assembly Constituency Elections


Leh Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

The small town of Leh is located in the district and is the capital city of Ladakh. The region is the heart of the district. It is a popular tourist destination. The well known Leh Palace which was constructed by King Sengge Namgyal is situated here. As of 2001 India census, it had a population of 27,513 people. The Leh assembly constituency is a part of parliamentary constituency of Ladakh. The constituency is the stronghold of INC. Nawang Rigzin, candidate of INC won the assembly elections of 2008. He was victorious over his rival Thupstan Chhewang, an independent candidate. Rigzin received 19008 votes over Chhewang’s 17485 votes.


List of Sitting and Previous MLAs of Leh assembly constituency

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

Year A C No. Constituency Name Category Winner Sex Party Votes Runner Up Sex Party Votes
2008 48 Leh GEN Nawang Rigzin M JKN 19008 Thupstan Chhewang M IND 17485
2002 48 Leh GEN Sh. Nawang Rigzin M IND Uncontested
1996 48 Leh GEN Chering Dorjay M INC 16712 Sonam Wangchuk Narboo M JKN 10225
1987 43 Leh GEN Tsering Samphel M INC 16142 Tokdan Rinpochey M IND 7138
1983 43 Leh GEN Sonam Gyalsan M INC 15404 Sonam Wangchuk Narboo M JKN 8287
1980 By Polls Leh GEN S.Angdoo M IND 9173 T.Targais M INC(I) 5861
1977 43 Leh GEN Sonam Narboo M INC 11736 Soham Gyaltsan M JNP 7450
1972 43 Leh GEN Sonam Wangyal M INC 11041 Koushok Tokdan M IND 10670
1967 43 Leh GEN S. Wangyal M INC 16270 N. C. Stanzin M IND 3647
1962 74 Leh GEN Kushak Bakula M NC 20095 Chering Punchok M IND 558