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The Punjab has 13 Lok Sabha constituencies and Faridkot is one of them.
As per the last census report, Faridkot houses 20,32,484 people. Out of them, 27.31% of voters are from urban areas while 72.69% of voters live in rural areas.
As per the last census report, Faridkot houses 20,32,484 people. Out of them, 36.97% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category.
Out of the total 14,55,075 voters, there are 7,68,206 male voters while 6,86,869 voters are females.
The sitting MP Prof. Sadhu Singh from AAP defeated SAD's Paramjit Kaur Gulshan by a huge margin of 172,516 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 71%.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, Mohammad Sadique of Indian National Congress defeated Shiromani Akali Dal's Gulzar Singh Ranike by a margin of 83,256. After a close shave, Mohammad Sadique will now govern Faridkot for the next five years.
Aam Aadmi Party fielded Prof. Sadhu Singh while the Shiromani Akali Dal gave a ticket to Gulzar Singh Ranike. Similarly, the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Mohammad Sadique.