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Jammu Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Jammu Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Jammu is one of the six Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Jammu registered 72.49 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 3.31 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 2005780 while the total voter turnout is 1454045. While in 2014, the constituency registered 69.18 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1810449 while the total voter's turnout was 1252429.

The first phase of voting in two constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir ended on April 11. The fate of 24 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.

Altogether 56 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu Lok Sabha constituency comprises of twenty assembly segments namely, Samba (SC), Vijaypur, Nagrota, Gandhinagar, Jammu East, Jammu West, Bishnah, Ranbir Singh Pura, Suchetgarh, Marh, Raipur Domana, Akhnoor, Chhamb (SC), Nowshera, Darhal, Rajouri, Kalakot, Surankote, Mendhar and Poonch-Haveli.

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Jammu Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir.

1 Badri Nath Bahujan Samaj Party
2 Prof. Bhim Singh Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party
3 Jugal Kishore Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Raman Bhalla Indian National Congress
5 Javaid Ahmed All India Forward Bloc
6 Sushil Kumar Hindusthan Nirman Dal
7 Syed Aqib Hussain Independent People’s Party
8 Gursagar Singh Navarang Congress Party
10 Lal Singh Dogra Swabhiman Sangathan Party,
11 Mohd Younis Jammu & Kashmir Pir Panjal Awami Party
12 Manish Sahni Shivsena
13 Ajay Kumar Independent
14 Anil Singh Independent
15 Balwan Singh Independent
16 Bahadur Independent
17 Perseen Singh Independent
18 Tarseem Lal Khullar Independent
19 Rajiv Chuni Independent
20 Subash Chander Independent
21 Satish Poonchi Independent
22 Sakander Ahmad Nourani Independent
23 Syed Zeshan Haider Independent
24 Shazad Shabnam Independent
25 Er. Ghulam Mustafa Chowdhary Independent
26 Syed Aqib Hussain Independent People’s Party

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Jugal Kishore had won the seat by a massive margin of 2,57,280 votes. While Jugal Kishore Sharma had secured 6,19,995 votes, Congress candidate Madan Lal Sharma had bagged 3,62,715 votes. 

In 2009, Congress leader Madan Lal Sharma had bagged 382305 votes to win the seat against his nearest rival Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lila Karan Sharma who secured 2,60,932 votes.

Jammu and Kashmir constituencies: All you need to know

In the 2019 election, BJP has named Jugal Kishore Sharma while Congress has nominated Raman Bhalla from the seat.