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Haryana's Karnal is one of the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Karnal is 27,26,074, out of which 37.61% of voters live in urban areas while 62.39% voters stay in rural areas.
As per the last census report, Karnal houses 27,26,074 people. Out of them, 20.12% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category.
Out of the total 16,84,321 voters, there are 9,13,321 male voters while 7,71,000 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's sitting MP Ashwini Kumar defeated INC's Arvind Kumar Sharma by a huge margin of 360,147 votes.
A total of 71% voters cast their vote in these elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party's Sanjay Bhatia swept Karnal by a vote margin of 656,142. Indian National Congress's Kuldip Sharma managed to garner only 255452.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Sanjay Bhatia while the Indian National Congress fielded Kuldip Sharma. Dinesh Sharma was the candiate from Shiv Sena.