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Punjab's Jalandhar is one of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 23,64,699 people stay in Jalandhar. Of them, 43.66% of voters belong to urban areas.
According to the data from last census, 23,64,699 people stay in Jalandhar; of which, 37.97% of voters are from Scheduled Caste.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,51,497. Of them, 8,08,530 and 7,42,967 are male and female voters respectively.
To recall, the sitting MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary from INC defeated SAD's Pawan Kumar Tinu by 70,981 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 67%.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, Santokh Singh Chaudhary won the Jalandhar. Charanjit Singh Atwal was defeated by a margin of 19,491 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fieled Balwinder Kumar while the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Santokh Singh Chaudhary, and the Shiv Sena chose Subhash Goria as their candidate.