Karnal (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Indian Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana state, Karnal Lok Sabha constituency is numbered 5

Karnal Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: करनाल लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 10 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Haryana state in northern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

At present, Karnal Lok Sabha constituency comprises nine Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies. These are:[1]

  1. Nilokheri
  2. Indri
  3. Karnal
  4. Gharaunda
  5. Assandh
  6. Panipat Rural
  7. Panipat City
  8. Israna
  9. Samalkha

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation Runner Up Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Virendar Kumar Satyawadi Indian National Congress Raghavendra Arora Jan Sangh
Third 1962-67 Swami Rameshwaranand Jan Sangh Sukhbir Singh Virk Communist Party of India
Fourth 1967-71 Madho Ram Sharma Indian National Congress Sukhbir Singh Virk Communist Party of India
Fifth 1971-77 Madho Ram Sharma Indian National Congress Harkishan Singh Ramgarhia Shiromani Akali Dal
Sixth 1977-80 Mohinder Singh Janata Party Madho Ram Sharma Indian National Xongress
Seventh 1980-84 Chiranjilal Sharma Indian National Congress Mohinder Singh Lok Dal
Eighth 1984-89 Chiranjilal Sharma Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Chiranjilal Sharma Indian National Congress
Tenth 1991-96 Chiranjilal Sharma Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 Ishwar Dayal Swami Bharatiya Janata Party
Twelfth 1998-99 Bhajan Lal Indian National Congress
Thirteenth 1999-04 Ishwar Dayal Swami Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourteenth 2004-2009 Arvind Kumar Sharma Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Arvind Kumar Sharma Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Ashwini Kumar Chopra Bharatiya Janata Party

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ashwini Kumar Chopra 5,94,817 49.84 +26.98
INC Arvind Kumar Sharma 2,34,670 19.66 -17.91
INLD Jaswinder Singh Sandhu 1,87,902 15.74 +15.74
BSP Virender Maratha 1,02,628 8.60 -19.56
NOTA None of the Above 2,929 0.25 ---
Majority 3,60,147 30.18 +15.47
Turnout 11,93,500 70.86 +4.22
BJP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

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