Gurdaspur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 13 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Punjab state in northern India. The incumbent MP is Sunny Deol from Bharatiya Janata Party.

Member of Lok Sabha
Sunny deol 2012.jpg
Incumbent
Sunny Deol

since May 2019
AppointerDirectly elected by Voters (First Past the Post System)
Inaugural holderTeja Singh Akarpuri
Formation1951

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency consist of nine Vidhan Sabha i.e. Bhoa, Sujanpur, Pathankot, Dinanagar, Gurdaspur, Dera Baba Nanak, Batala, Qadian. Out of the nine assembly constituencies Batala is the biggest city and Bhoa is the smallest city/town in Gurdaspur lokshaba constituency. [1] Assembly constituencies in Gurdaspur lokshaba constituency.png Map of Assembly Constituencies in Gurdaspur lokshaba constituency
  INC (7) ,   SAD (1) ,   BJP (1)

Const. No. Assembly Constituency Current Member of Legislative Assembly Party
1 Sujanpur Dinesh Singh Bhartiya Janata Party
2 Bhoa Joginder Pal Indian National Congress
3 Pathankot Amit Vij Indian National Congress
4 Gurdaspur Barindermeet Singh Pahra Indian National Congress
5 Dina Nagar Aruna Chaudhary Indian National Congress
6 Qadian Fatehjang Singh Bajwa Indian National Congress
7 Batala Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal Shiromani Akali Dal
9 Fatehgarh Churian Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa Indian National Congress
10 Dera Baba Nanak Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Indian National Congress

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key
  Bharatiya Janata Party
  Indian National Congress
  Janata Party

Election Member Portrait Term in Office Party Lok Sabha Tenure
1952 Teja Singh Akarpuri Jathedar Teja Singh Akarpuri.jpg 1st INC 1952-1957
1957 Diwan Chand Sharma Diwan Chand Sharma.png 1st 1957-1962
1962 2nd 1962-1967
1967 3rd 1967-1971
1968 Bypoll Prabodh Chandra Prabodh Chandra 2005 stamp of India.png 1st
1971 2nd 1971-1977
1977 Yagya Datt Sharma 1st JP 1977-1980
1980 Sukhbuns Kaur 1st INC 1980-1984
1984 2nd 1984-1989
1989 3rd 1989-1991
1991 4th 1991-1996
1996 5th 1996-1998
1998 Vinod Khanna Vinod Khanna at Esha Deol's wedding at ISCKON temple 11 (cropped).jpg 1st BJP 1998-1999
1999 2nd 1999-2004
2004 3rd 2004-2009
2009 Partap Singh Bajwa Partap Singh Bajwa.jpg 1st INC 2009-2014
2014 Vinod Khanna Vinod Khanna at Esha Deol's wedding at ISCKON temple 11 (cropped).jpg 4th BJP 2014-2019
2017 (Bypoll) Sunil Jakhar Sunil Kumar Jakhar.jpg 1st INC
2019 Sunny Deol Sunny deol 2012.jpg 1st BJP 2019-till now

Election results[edit]

2019[edit]

2019 Indian general election: Gurdaspur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Sunny Deol 5,58,719 50.61 +14.94
INC Sunil Jakhar 4,76,260 43.14 -15.01
AAP Peter Masih 27,744 2.51 -0.23
RMPI Lal Chand Kataru Chak 15,274 1.38 N/A
IND. Kasim Deen 3,136 0.28 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 9,560 0.87 -0.01
Majority 82,459 7.47 -15.01
Turnout 11,04,546 69.26 +12.57
BJP hold Swing -7.54

2017[edit]

2017 By Election: Gurdaspur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sunil Kumar Jakhar 4,99,752 58.15 +24.95
BJP Swaran Salaria 3,06,533 35.67 -10.58
AAP Suresh Kumar Khajuria 23,579 2.74 -13.89
IND. Parvinder Singh 6,825 0.79 N/A
IND. Pawan Kumar 3,791 0.44 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 7,587 0.88 +0.44
Majority 1,93,219 22.48 +9.43
Turnout 8,59,462 56.62 -12.88
INC gain from BJP Swing +11.90

2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Gurdaspur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vinod Khanna 4,82,255 46.25 -0.85
INC Partap Singh Bajwa 3,46,190 33.20 -14.80
AAP Sucha Singh Chhotepur 1,73,376 16.63 N/A
CPI Varinder Singh 11,839 1.14 N/A
BSP Sukhwinder Singh 5,621 0.54 -1.11
NOTA None of the Above 4,625 0.44 N/A
Majority 1,36,065 13.05 +12.15
Turnout 10,42,699 69.50 -1.27
BJP gain from INC Swing -1.75

2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Gurdaspur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Partap Singh Bajwa 4,47,994 48.00
BJP Vinod Khanna 4,39,652 47.10
BSP Swaran Singh Thakur 15,420 1.65
IND. Lal Chand 7,037 0.75
IND. Vidya Bhushan 6,970 0.75
Majority 8,342 0.90
Turnout 9,33,370 70.77
INC gain from BJP Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab website.

External links[edit]