Anantnag Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: National Conference's Hasnain Masoodi leading
Mufti won again in the 2014 Lok Sabha election but resigned as MP in 2016 to become the chief minister of the state.
Anantnag Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 3
Total electors: 12,99,659 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 6,15,929
Male electors: 6,83,691
Assembly Constituencies: Tral, Pampore, Pulwama, Rajpora, Wachi, Shopian, Noorabad, Kulgam, Hom Shali Bugh, Anantnag, Devsar, Dooru, Kokernag, Shangus, Bijbehara, Pahalgam
Results in the last four elections: In 1999, JKNC candidate Ali Mohammed Naik won the election from this constituency. In 2004, JKPDP leader Mehbooba Mufti beat the JKN candidate by over 38,000 votes to be elected as the MP from here. Mirza Mehboob Beg, the JKN candidate who had been defeated in 2004, won the majority in 2009. Mufti won again in the 2014 election but resigned as MP in 2016 to become the chief minister of the state.
Demographics: Lying in the southern part of the Kashmir Valley, the Anantnag constituency is spread across four districts of Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam, and Anantnag. Interestingly, the Election Commission of India, in an unprecedented move, has decided to hold elections in this constituency in three phases. Politics in this strategically important constituency has been boiling since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in July 2016.
The court asked the health secretary of the Union Territory to come out on affidavit within two weeks giving a detailed report
The former Barcelona midfield maestro joined Kobe in 2018 in a deal worth a reported $30 million a year and recently recovered from a serious thigh injury.
J Balvin, who was diagnosed with coronavirus in August 2020, shared his experience at the Global Citizen's Vax Live concert