The results of the Patiala Lok Sabha Constituency 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 Patiala seat took place in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on May 19. The Patiala Lok Sabha seat has nine assembly constituencies: Patiala, Patiala Rural, Nabha, Rajpura, Dera Bassi, Ghanaur, Sanour, Shutrana and Samana. Out of these assembly seats, seven has Congress legislatures. The constituency is part of the Malwa region of Punjab and it has a constituency number 13. 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 Congress fielded Three-time MP and Captain Amarinder Singh's Wife Preneet Kaur, while the Bharatiya Janata Party's alliance Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) gave the ticket to Surjit Singh Rakhra from Patiala. 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 Patiala Lok Sabha:
|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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Politically, Patiala remained the Congress stronghold. Out of the 16 Lok Sabha elections, 10 were won by the Congress candidate. In the last elections, AAP leader Dharamvir Gandhi cliched the seat from Kaur. However, after winning the elections. The Punjab CM also won from this seat in 1980. Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Why Captain Amarinder Singh Can be The Next Prime Minister of India.
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On May 19 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|
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on March 10, declared dates of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The polls will take place in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The results will be declared on May 23. Meanwhile, the elections process will be completed by May 26.