Jalandhar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Existence1952
Current MPSantokh Singh Chaudhary
PartyIndian National Congress
Elected Year2014
StatePunjab
Assembly Constituencies

Jalandhar Lok Sabha constituency (formerly known as Jullundur Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab state in northern India. It is reserved for schedule caste.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, after delimitation, this constituency comprises the following nine Vidhan Sabha segments:[1]

  1. Phillaur (SC)
  2. Nakodar
  3. Shahkot
  4. Kartarpur (SC)
  5. Jalandhar West (SC)
  6. Jalandhar Central
  7. Jalandhar North
  8. Jalandhar Cantonment
  9. Adampur (SC)

Old assembly segments[edit]

Before delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies in 2008, this constituency comprised the following nine Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) segments:[2]

  1. Jullundur Cantonment
  2. Jullundur North
  3. Jullundur Central
  4. Jullundur South
  5. Kartarpur
  6. Lohian
  7. Nakodar
  8. Kapurthala
  9. Sultanpur

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Amar Nath Indian National Congress
Second 1957-62 Swaran Singh Indian National Congress
Third 1962-67 Swaran Singh Indian National Congress
Fourth 1967-71 Swaran Singh Indian National Congress
Fifth 1971-77 Swaran Singh Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Iqbal Singh Dhillon Shiromani Akali Dal
Seventh 1980-84 Rajinder Singh Sparrow Indian National Congress (I)
Eighth 1984-89 Rajinder Singh Sparrow Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Inder Kumar Gujral Janata Dal
Tenth 1991-93 Yash Indian National Congress
Tenth 1993-96 Umrao Singh Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Darbara Singh Shiromani Akali Dal
Twelfth 1998-99 Inder Kumar Gujral Janata Dal
Thirteenth 1999–2004 Balbir Singh Indian National Congress
Fourteenth 2004-09 Rana Gurjeet Singh Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Mohinder Singh Kaypee Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-2019 Santokh Singh Chaudhary Indian National Congress
Seventeenth 2019-2024 Santokh Singh Chaudhary Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Jalandhar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Santokh Singh Chaudhary 3,85,712 37.90
SAD Charanjit Singh Atwal 3,66,221 35.90
BSP Balwinder Kumar 2,04,783 20.10
AAP Justice (Retd.) Jora Singh 25,467 2.50
Majority 19,491 1.91
Turnout 10,19,403 63.04 -4.04
INC hold Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Jalandhar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Santokh Singh Chaudhary 3,80,479 36.56
SAD Pawan Kumar 3,09,498 29.74
AAP Jyoti Mann 2,54,121 24.42 +24.42
Majority 70,981 6.82
Turnout 10,40,778 67.08 -0.07
INC hold Swing
2009 Indian general elections: Jalandhar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mohinder Singh Kaypee 4,08,103 45.34
SAD Hans Raj Hans 3,71,658 41.29
BSP Surjit Singh 93,592 10.40
Majority 36,445 4.05
Turnout 8,99,691 67.15
INC hold Swing
1998 Indian general election: Jalandhar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Janata Dal I.K. Gujral 3,80,785
INC Umrao Singh 2,49,769
BSP Baldev Singh 5,693
Independent Gurdev Singh 3,160
Majority 1,31,016
Turnout 6,50,836
Janata Dal hold Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab website.
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha, Volume III" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. pp. 709–11. Retrieved 8 April 2010.

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