Kurukshetra (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Indian Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana state, Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency is numbered 2

Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: कुरुक्षेत्र लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 10 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Haryana state in northern India. This constituency covers the entire Kurukshetra and Kaithal districts and part of Yamuna Nagar district.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Name Reserved for
District Number of
electorates (2009)
10 Radaur None Yamuna Nagar 131,242
11 Ladwa None Kurukshetra 126,704
12 Shahbad SC Kurukshetra 117,740
13 Thanesar None Kurukshetra 107,633
14 Pehowa None Kurukshetra 125,742
15 Guhla SC Kaithal 135,018
16 Kalayat None Kaithal 153,366
17 Kaithal None Kaithal 133,129
18 Pundri None Kaithal 137,831
Total: 1,168,405

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Second 1957-62 Mool Chand Jain Indian National Congress
Sixth 1977-80 Raghubir Singh Virk Janata Party
Seventh 1980-84 Manohar Lal Saini Janata Party
Eighth 1984-89 Sardar Harpal Singh Indian National Congress
Ninth 1989-91 Gurdial Singh Saini Janata Dal
Tenth 1991-96 Tara Singh Indian National Congress
Eleventh 1996-98 O. P. Jindal Haryana Vikas Party
Twelfth 1998-99 Kailasho Devi Indian National Lok Dal
Thirteenth 1999-04 Kailasho Devi Indian National Lok Dal
Fourteenth 2004-2009 Naveen Jindal Indian National Congress
Fifteenth 2009-2014 Naveen Jindal Indian National Congress
Sixteenth 2014-Incumbent Raj Kumar Saini Bharatiya Janata Party

General elections Results[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Kurukshetra
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Raj Kumar Saini 4,18,112 36.81 +36.81
INLD Balbir Saini 2,88,376 25.39 -6.42
INC Naveen Jindal 2,87,722 25.33 -20.04
BSP Chhattar Singh 68,926 6.07 -11.20
NOTA None of the above 2,482 0.22 N/A
Majority 1,29,736 11.42 -2.14
Turnout 11,35,892 75.80
BJP gain from INC Swing +36.81

See also[edit]