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Out of 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab, Anandpur Sahib is considered as one of the most important seats.
According to the data from last census, 21,37,531 people stay in Anandpur Sahib. Of them, 67.90% of voters belong to urban areas.
As per the last census report, Anandpur Sahib houses 21,37,531 people. Out of them, 31.23% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category.
Out of the total 15,64,721 voters, there are 8,17,186 male voters while 7,47,535 voters are females.
To recall, the sitting MP Prem Singh Chandumajra from SAD defeated INC's Ambika Soni by 23,697 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 69%.
INC hoped its star candidate Manish Tewari would win Anandpur Sahib. However, the presence of SAD's Prem Singh Chandumajra and AAP's Narinder Singh Shergill made it a triangular contest.
A neck-to-neck battle for Anandpur Sahib finally came to an end with Indian National Congress's Manish Tewari winning the seat. Shiromani Akali Dal's Professor Prem Singh Chandumajra polled 381161 and lost the constituency closely.