Jalandhar Lok Sabha Constituency in Punjab: Candidates, Current MP, Polling Date And Election Results 2019
Jalandhar Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Image)

Jalandhar is one of the key Lok Sabha constituencies of Punjab. The elections in this parliamentary seat will take place in the seventh phase on May 19. Jalandhar is part of the Doaba region of Punjab. The seat is reserved for the Scheduled Caste category. The constituency number of this seat is 4. The constituency comprises of nine assembly seats comprising of Jalandhar Cantt, Jalandhar City, Kartarpur and Nakodar. 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.

There will be a tough competition between the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in these elections. The Congress has fielded Santokh Singh Chaudhary, while the SAD has given the ticket to Charan Singh Atwal from Jalandhar. 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 Jalandhar 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

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

Congress has the stronghold in the region. In the last 16 Lok Sabha elections, the grand old party had won 12 times. From last four times consecutively, the Congress had been able to win this seat. Santokh Singh Chaudhary won the 2014 general elections.

The Election Commission of India on March 10 announced the dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The general elections will take place in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, and the results will be declared on May 23. Along with Lok Sabha Elections, voting will also take place in this phase for Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Odisha Assembly Elections 2019.