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Anantnag Lok Sabha Elections

Anantnag is one of 6 Lok Sabha constituencies in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23. Counting of the seats will be held on May 23.

Due to security regions Anantnag will vote on three days in separate districts -- Anantnag will vote on April 23, Kulgam will vote on April 29 and Shopian alongside Pulwama will vote on May 6.
Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency covers 16 assembly segments – Tral, Pampore, Pulwama , Rajpora, Wachi, Shopian, Noorabad, Kulgam, Homshalibug, Anantnag, Devsar, Doru, Kokarnag, Shangas, Bijbehara and Pahalgam.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Mehbooba Mufti of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party - won by a margin of over 1.86 lakh votes. She had defeated Mirza Mehboob Beg of the Jammu & Kashmir National Conference. Mufti had secured 200429 votes while Beg got 135012 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 28.84 percent across 1615 polling stations.

Other members in the fray were Tanveer Hussain Khan who was an Independent and Mushtaq Ahmad Malik of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

In 2016, Mehbooba Mufti vacated the Anantnag to become the chief minister and the constituency is still lying vacant.

In the year 2009, Mirza Mehboob Beg of the Jammu & Kashmir National Conference managed to secure his winning position by getting just over 5 thousand votes against Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party's Peer Mohammad Hussain. While Beg got 148317 seats, Hussain secured 143093 seats.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Nazir Ahmad Bhat who was an Independent and Mohammad Sidiq Khan of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Hasnain Masoodi JKNC

Won

40180
Ghulam Ahmad Mir INC

Lost

33504
Mehbooba Mufti JKPDP

Lost

30524
Sofi Yousuf BJP

Lost

10225
Ch. Zaffar Ali JKPC

Lost

1646
Gh. Mohd. Wani IND

Lost

1369
Nota NOTA

Lost

937
Kyasir Ahmad Sheikh IND

Lost

847
Ali Mohammad Wani IND

Lost

814
Shams Khwaja IND

Lost

760
Sanjay Kumar Dhar MNP

Lost

677
Manzoor Ahmad Khan IND

Lost

604
Nisar Ahmad Wani JKNPP

Lost

589
Zubair Masoodi IND

Lost

547
Ridwana Sanam IND

Lost

455
Mirza Sajad Hussain Beigh IND

Lost

425
Imtiyaz Ahmad Rather IND

Lost

382
Surinder Singh PSP(L)

Lost

217
Riyaz Ahmad Bhat IND

Lost

194

Anantnag News

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Jun 19, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

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Jun 18, 2019, 23:02 PM IST

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Jun 18, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
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Soon after the Pulwama attack, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had said that the Maruti Eeco car used in the cowardly attack was owned by Sajjad Bhat

Jun 18, 2019, 17:04 PM IST
Major Ketan Sharma martyred in Anantnag encounter, last rites on Tuesday

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Jun 18, 2019, 08:07 AM IST

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Jun 17, 2019, 21:16 PM IST
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Jun 17, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

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Jun 17, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

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Jun 17, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir:  2 Army men injured, one terrorist killed in Anantnag encounter

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 Army men injured, one terrorist killed in Anantnag encounter

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Jun 17, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Encounter underway between security forces, terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

Encounter underway between security forces, terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

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Jun 17, 2019, 09:33 AM IST
Anantnag fidayeen attack executed on Pakistan's orders: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik

Anantnag fidayeen attack executed on Pakistan's orders: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik

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Jun 13, 2019, 18:01 PM IST
Bodies of 5 CRPF men killed in Anantnag terror attack to be taken to their hometown

Bodies of 5 CRPF men killed in Anantnag terror attack to be taken to their hometown

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Jun 13, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

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Jun 12, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

DNA: Five CRPF men martyred in Anantnag terror strike; Two terrorist eliminated

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Jun 12, 2019, 22:36 PM IST

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Jun 12, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
Five CRPF jawans martyred in suicide attack in J&K's Anantnag

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The attack was claimed by Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Al-Umar Mujahideen. However, police suspect incident could be a handiwork of proscribed group Jaish-e-Mohammed.  

Jun 12, 2019, 21:57 PM IST

Deshhit: 5 CRPF Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack; 2 terrorist shot dead

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Jun 12, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

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Jun 12, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

3 CRPF Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack, 3 critically injured

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Jun 12, 2019, 19:58 PM IST