Elections in Punjab (India)

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Elections in Punjab, a state in India are conducted in accordance with the Constitution of India. The Assembly of Punjab creates laws regarding the conduct of local body elections unilaterally while any changes by the state legislature to the conduct of state level elections need to be approved by the Parliament of India. In addition, the state legislature may be dismissed by the Parliament according to Article 356 of the Indian Constitution and President's rule may be imposed.

Lok Sabha elections[edit]

Year Lok Sabha Election Winning Party/Coalition
1951 First Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1957 Second Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1962 Third Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1967 Fourth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1971 Fifth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1977 Sixth Lok Sabha Janata alliance (SAD, BLD, CPI(M))
1980 Seventh Lok Sabha Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Eighth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1989 Ninth Lok Sabha National Front (SAD)
1991 Tenth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1996 Eleventh Lok Sabha Shiromani Akali Dal
1998 Twelfth Lok Sabha National Democratic Alliance (SAD, BJP)
1999 Thirteenth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
2004 Fourteenth Lok Sabha National Democratic Alliance (SAD, BJP)
2009 Fifteenth Lok Sabha United Progressive Alliance (Indian National Congress)
2014 Sixteenth Lok Sabha National Democratic Alliance (SAD, BJP)

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