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Punjab's Hoshiarpur is one of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Hoshiarpur houses 20,10,148 people. Out of them, 23.18% of voters are from urban areas while 76.82% of voters live in rural areas.
According to the census, the total population of Hoshiarpur is 20,10,148, among which 33.40% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste.
There are a total of 14,85,286 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,62,065 are male voters and 7,23,221 are female voters.
In the last elections, BJP's sitting MP Vijay Sampla defeated Mohinder Singh Kaypee of INC by a small margin of 13,582 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 65%.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, SOM PARKASH won the Hoshiarpur. Dr. RAJ KUMAR CHABBEWAL was defeated by a margin of 48,530 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Som Parkash while the Bahujan Samaj Party gave a ticket to Khushi Ram. Similarly, the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Dr. Raj Kumar Chabbewal.