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Patiala is one of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies of Punjab.
According to the data from last census, 18,75,535 people stay in Patiala. Of them, 70.26% of voters belong to urban areas.
According to the census, the total population of Patiala is 18,75,535, among which 26.03% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 15,80,273. Of them, 8,34,231 and 7,46,042 are male and female voters respectively.
To recall, the sitting MP Dr. Dharam Vira Gandhi from AAP defeated INC's Preneet Kaur by 20,942 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 71% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In a hard fought battle between Preneet Kaur (Indian National Congress) and Surjit Singh Rakhra (Shiromani Akali Dal), the former emerged victorious by a margin of 162,718 votes.
For this seat, Indian National Congress placed its bet on Preneet Kaur while the Aam Aadmi Party fielded Neena Mittal. Surjit Singh Rakhra was the candiate from Shiromani Akali Dal.