Faridkot is one of the 13 Lok Sabha Constituencies of Punjab. The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the seventh phase on May 19. It is located in the Malwa region of the state. Faridkot Lok Sabha constituency is reserved for Scheduled Caste category, and the seat number of this constituency is 9. The constituency comprises of nine assembly seats including Nihal Singhwala, Bhagha Purana, Moga, Kotkapura and Jaitu. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.
This time, Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) sitting MP Sadhu is contesting from the Faridkot Lok Sabha constituency. The Congress has fielded Mohammed Sadique, while the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has given the ticket to Gulzar Singh Ranike. The last date of filing nomination for the seat was April 22. The scrutiny of nominations papers took place on April 30. Meanwhile, the last date of withdrawal of candidature was May 2. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase VII: List of States And Constituencies Voting on May 19.
Here are important details about the Faridkot Lok Sabha Constituency:
|Issue of Notification||April 22|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 29|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 30|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||May 2|
|Date of Poll||May 19|
|Date of Result||May 23|
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In 2014, Singh defeated SAD's Paramjit Kaur Gulshan with a huge margin. Gulshan won the 2009 elections beating Sukhwinder Singh Danny. Politically, Akalis have a stronghold in Faridkot. In the last 11 elections, the SAD had won six times.
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 11 In Phase VII:
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituencies|
|Bihar (8)||Nalanda, Patna Sahib, Pataliputra, Arrah, Buxar, Sasaram, Kurakat, Jahanabad|
|Jharkhand (3)||Rajmahal, Dumka, Godda|
|Madhya Pradesh (8)||Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone, Khandwa|
|Punjab (13)||Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot, Firozpur, Bathinda, Sangrur, Patiala|
|West Bengal (9)||Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin, Kolkata Uttar|
|Uttar Pradesh (13)||Maharajganj, Gorakhpur, Kushi Nagar, Deoria, Bansgaon, Ghosi, Salempur, Ballia, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Robertsganj|
|Himachal Pradesh (4)||Kangra, Mandi, Hamirpur, Shimla|
On March 10, the Election Commission of India announced dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The elections will take place in seven phases, and the results will be declared on May 23. The polls will be held in 1,035,918 polling stations across the country compared to 928,000 set up during the last Lok Sabha election in 2014.