Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Constituency in Punjab Live Results 2019: Leading Candidates From The Seat, 2014 Winning MP And More
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Elections (Photo Credits: File Image)

The results of the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha election will be declared today. The counting of votes has begun in the parliamentary seat in Punjab at 8 am on Thursday, May 23. Voting for the Gurdaspur seat took place in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Gurdaspur is one of the key Lok Sabha constituencies of Punjab. Gurdaspur is part of the Majha region of Punjab, and the seat number of this constituency is 1. The constituency comprises of nine assembly seats including Dera Baba Nanak, Pathankot, Dinanagar, Qadian and Batala. The seat is not reserved for any category. 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.

The main contest in Gurdaspur was between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).  The Congress fielded sitting MP Sunil Jakhar, while the BJP gave the ticket to famous Bollywood actor Sunny Deol from here. 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 Gurdaspur 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

Watch: Details of Lok Sabha Polls Phase VII

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Khanna who contested on the BJP ticket had won the elections from Gurdaspur. But after his death, by-polls took place in 2017 in which Congress’ Sunil Jakhar defeated BJP candidate Swaran Salaria by over 1.5 lakh votes. Meanwhile, in 2009, Congress’ Pratap Singh Bajwa had defeated Khanna by a huge margin.

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
Chandigarh (1) Chandigarh
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. Around 10 lakh polling stations will be set up across the country for the parliamentary polls.

Punjab-Gurdaspur
Results
O.S.N. Candidate Party EVM Votes Postal Votes Total Votes % of Votes
1SUNNY DEOLBharatiya Janata Party551177754255871950.61
2SUNIL JAKHARIndian National Congress474168209247626043.14
3PETER MASIHAam Aadmi Party27401343277442.51
4ASHWANI KUMAR HAPPYCommunist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)24224724690.22
5JASBIR SINGHBahujan Samaj Party (Ambedkar)714878010.07
6PRITAM SINGH BHATTIJanral Samaj Party11736812410.11
7MANGAL SINGHDemocratic Party of India463364990.05
8YASH PAULBahujan Mukti Party643236660.06
9LAL CHAND KATARU CHAKRevolutionary Marxist Party of India1521064152741.38
10AMANDEEP SINGH GHOTRAIndependent88088880.08
11SUKRIT SHARDAIndependent1795618010.16
12HARPREET SINGHIndependent772288000.07
13KARAM SINGHIndependent10531210650.1
14KASIM DEENIndependent3130631360.28
15PARAMPREET SINGHIndependent29531129640.27
16NOTANone of the Above94748695600.87
Total 1093428104591103887