1992 Punjab Legislative Assembly election

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1992 Punjab legislative assembly election

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All 117 seats of the Punjab Legislative Assembly
59 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Beant Singh (Chief Minister) Satnam Singh Kainth
Party INC BSP

Chief Minister before election

President's rule

Elected Chief Minister

Beant Singh (Chief Minister)
INC

Legislative Assembly elections were held in the Indian state of Punjab in 1992 to elect the members of the Punjab Legislative Assembly. Chief Minister Beant Singh (Chief Minister) was elected as the leader of the ruling party.[1]


Results[edit]

The election results were declared with the Indian National Congress winning an absolute majority of 87 seats out of 117.

e • d Summary of results of the Punjab Legislative Assembly election, 1992
Political Party
No. of Candidates
Seats won
Number of Votes
% of Votes
Indian National Congress 116 87 13,17,075 43.83%
Shiromani Akali Dal 58 3 1,56,171 5.20%
Bharatiya Janata Party 66 6 4,95,161 16.48%
Communist Party of India 20 4 1,09,386 3.64%
Bahujan Samaj Party 105 9 4,90,552 17.59%
Communist Party of India (M) 17 1 72,061 2.40%
Indian People's Front 2 1 2,292 0.08%
Janata Dal 37 1 64,666 2.15%
Independents 151 4 2,77,706 9.24%
Total[2] 579 117 30,05,083

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "STATISTICAL REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTION, 1992 TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF PUNJAB" (PDF). eci.nic.in. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  2. ^ The total includes votes and contestants of all parties, even those who failed to win any seat.

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