Jalandhar of Punjab

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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.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Amrish Kumar

Independent

IND

1591

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Baljinder Sodhi

Nationalist Justice Party

NJP

845

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Balwinder Kumar

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

204783

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Charanjit Singh

Shiromani Akali Dal

SAD

366221

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Gurupal Singh

Bharat Prabhat Party

BPP

500

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Hari Mitter

Peoples Party of India (Democratic)

PPI(D)

1191

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Jagan Nath Bajwa

Hum Bhartiya Party

HBP

1430

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Jora Singh Sroay

Aam Aadmi Party

AAP

0

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Kashmir Singh Ghugshore

Independent

IND

4100

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Neetu

Independent

IND

856

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Parkash Chand Jassal

Republican Party of India

RPI

0

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Ramesh Lal

Bahujan Mukti Party

BMP

0

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Santokh Singh Chaudhary

Indian National Congress

INC

385712

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Subhash Goria

Shiv Sena

SHS

2470

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Sukhdev Singh

Independent

IND

3154

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Swami Nitya Anand

Independent

IND

1858

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Tara Singh

Bahujan Samaj Party (Ambedkar)

BSP(A)

0

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Upkar Singh Bakhshi

Independent

IND

1088

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Urmila

Ambedkar National Congress

ANC

1340

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