Jalandhar Lok Sabha Constituency in Punjab Results 2019: Congress Candidate Santokh Singh Chaudhary Elected as MP
Jalandhar Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Image)

The results of the Jalandhar Lok Sabha election were declared today, May 23. Congress candidate Santokh Singh Chaudhary defeated Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) Charanjit Singh Atwal with a huge margin. Voting for the Jalandhar seat took place in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Jalandhar is one of the key Lok Sabha constituencies of Punjab. 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 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 was a tough competition between the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in these elections. The Congress fielded Santokh Singh Chaudhary, while the SAD gave 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.

Punjab-Jalandhar
Results
O.S.N. Candidate Party EVM Votes Postal Votes Total Votes % of Votes
1Santokh Singh ChaudharyIndian National Congress38544926338571237.85
2Charanjit Singh AtwalShiromani Akali Dal36593428736622135.94
3Justice (Retd.) Jora SinghAam Aadmi Party2538285254672.5
4Balwinder KumarBahujan Samaj Party2047127120478320.1
5UrmillaAmbedkar National Congress13301013400.13
6Subhash GoriaShivsena24432724700.24
7Hari MitterPeoples Party of India (Democratic)1188311910.12
8Gurupal SinghBharat Prabhat Party49285000.05
9Jagan Nath BajwaHum Bhartiya Party1428214300.14
10Tara Singh GillBahujan Samaj Party (Ambedkar)2458524630.24
11Parkash Chand JassalRepublican Party of India (A)68316840.07
12Baljinder SodhiNationalist Justice Party84508450.08
13Ramesh Lal KalaBahujan Mukti Party92109210.09
14Opkar Singh BakhshiIndependent1087110880.11
15Amrish KumarIndependent1591015910.16
16Sukhdev SinghIndependent3154031540.31
17Kashmir Singh GhugshoreIndependent4099141000.4
18Valmikacharaya Nitya AnandIndependent1856218580.18
19Neetu Shutteran WalaIndependent85608560.08
20NOTANone of the Above1230123123241.21
Total 10182097891018998