Punjab Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Congress wins maximum seats as Sunny Deol champions for BJP
Punjab Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 = INC =8, AAP = 1, BJP=2, SAD= 2
|Constituency||Current MP 2014||INC Candidate Names||AAP Candidate Names||SAD + BJP Candidate Names|
|Gurdaspur||Sunil Jakhar||Sunil Jakhar||Peter Masi Chira||Sunny Deol (Winner)|
|Amritsar||Gurjeet Singh Aujla||Gurjeet Singh Aujla( (Winner)||Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal||Hardeep Singh Puri|
|Khadoor Sahib||Jasbir Singh Gill (Winner)||Manjinder Singh Sidhu||Bibi jagir Kaur|
|Jalandhar||Ranjit Singh Brahmpura||Santokh Singh Chaudhary (Winner)||Jora Singh||Charanjit Singh Atwal|
|Hoshiarpur||Santokh Singh Chaudhary||Dr. Rajkumar Chabbewal||Dr Ravjot Singh||Som Prakash (Winner)|
|Anandpur Sahib||Vijay Sampla||Manish Tiwari (Winner)||Narinder Singh Shergill||Prem Singh Chandumajra|
|Ludhiana||Prem Singh Chandumajra||Ravneet Singh Bittu (Winner)||Tejpal Singh||Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal|
|Fatehgarh Sahib||Ravneet Singh Bittu||Dr. Amar Singh (Winner)||Baljinder Singh Chonda||Darbara Singh Guru|
|Faridkot||Harinder Singh Khalsa||Mohd Sadique (Winner)||Sadhu Singh||Gulzar Singh Ranike|
|Firozpur||Sadhu Singh||Sher Singh Ghubaya||Harjinder Singh Kaka||Sukhbir Singh Badal(Winner)|
|Bathinda||Sher Singh Ghubaya||Amarinder Singh Raja Warring||Baljinder Kaur||Harsimrat Kaur Badal (Winner)|
|Sangrur||Harsimrat Kaur Badal||Kewal Singh Dhillon||Bhagwat Mann (Winner)||Parminder Singh Dhindsa|
|Patiala||Bhagwant Mann||Smt. Preneet Kaur (Winner)||Nina Mittal||Surjit Singh Rakhra|
Data from Election Commission
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) might have had a fighting chance in 2014, but C-Voter's exit polls for this year’s Lok Sabha Election were proven correct with the party only winning one seat in Sangrur and the majority leaning towards the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA).
On 13 seats in Punjab, INC won eight seats, BJP won four seats and Aam Aadmi Party has the one seat to its name. The former actor, Sunny Deol, who joined BJP earlier this month, brought home Gurdaspur for the saffron party. They've also won in Bathinda, Hoshiarpur, and Firozpur.
AdvertisementThe National Democratic Alliance (NDA) between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shriromani Akali Dali (SDA) was counting on the anti-incumbency wave against the state’s Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, to win over Punjab. They even brought in Sunny Deol to keep the Gurdaspur constituency from falling into Congress’ hands.
Their efforts weren’t nearly enough. Even in 2014, the NDA only led by a very thin margin of five seats — four seats went to AAP and three to the UPA.
Punjab has 13 Lok Sabha seats in total. For 2019 Lok Sabha elections, all the seats went for polling together during the seventh and the last phase of elections in the country on May 19, 2019. Over the past few general elections, the BJP has been performing poorly in this state either with no seats or with very few seats to take for the parliament. In 2014 elections, the party did not secure even a single seat from here.
In 2009 general elections, the party got just one constituency and in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got just 3 places from Punjab. In the Amritsar constituency, Hardeep Puri of Congress is fighting the Lok Sabha elections 2019 with AAP’s Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal and Hardeep Singh Puri of BJP. From Jalandhar seat, Santokh Singh Chaudhary of Congress has locked horns with AAP's is Jora Singh and SAD’s Charanjit Singh Atwal. SAD is an ally of the BJP. In the Patiala constituency, Preneet Kaur of Congress has contested with Nina Mittal of AAP and Surjit Singh Rakhra of SAD. The choice of candidates by the Congress party in the key constituencies can pose a bigger challenge for AAP and BJP in Punjab.
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