Sopore (Jammu And Kashmir) Assembly Constituency Elections


Sopore Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

Sopore which is called as an apple town is part of Baramulla district. During 800 CE the city was found by Suyya the Utpala engineer and irrigation minister and so it is called as Suyyapur. The population of the city is 58,416 according to the census of 2001. The town comes under Baramulla parliamentary constituency and the present MLA of the constituency is Mohd Ashraf. He managed to get 4368 votes against his opponent Abdul Rashid Dar’s 3304 votes.


List of Sitting and Previous MLAs of Sopore assembly constituency

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

Year A C No. Constituency Name Category Winner Sex Party Votes Runner Up Sex Party Votes
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