Hiranagar (Jammu And Kashmir) Assembly Constituency Elections


Hiranagar Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency

The town of Hiranagar is situated in the Kathua district of Jammu & Kashmir. The town of Hiranagar was formed by Raja Hari Singh. As of 2001 India census, it had a population of 7879 people. The Hiranagar assembly constituency belongs to parliamentary constituency of Udhampur. The constituency is reserved for the people of Scheduled Castes. The seat of MLA has always been occupied by either candidates of BJP or INC. Durga Dass, candidate of BJP won the assembly elections of 2008 and is the current MLA. He was victorious over his nearest rival, Prem Lal, who was an independent candidate. Dass received 19730 votes over Lal’s 16993 votes.


List of Sitting and Previous MLAs of Hiranagar assembly constituency

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

Year A C No. Constituency Name Category Winner Sex Party Votes Runner Up Sex Party Votes
2008 67 Hiranagar (SC) Durga Dass M JKN 19730 Prem Lal M IND 16993
2002 67 Hiranagar (SC) Girdhari Lal M INC 31402 Gopal Dass M BJP 13190
1996 67 Hiranagar (SC) Prem Lal M BJP 15922 Girdhari Lal M INC 13630
1987 70 Hiranagar GEN Baldev Singh M BJP 17088 Ram Das Dogra M INC 14580
1983 70 Hiranagar GEN Ram Dass M INC 13218 Baldev Singh M BJP 9788
1980 By Polls Hiranagar GEN B.Singh M BJP 14846 R.Das M INC(I) 8857
1977 70 Hiranagar GEN Girdhari Lal Dogra M INC 13623 Rattan Lal M JNP 9912