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Government of India
Election Commission
16-May-2019 18:45 IST
All thirteen Parliamentary Constituencies in Punjab to go to poll in 7th Phase of General Elections on Sunday, 19th May, 2019

In the State of Punjab, 13 Parliamentary Constituencies (PCs) namely Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar (SC), Hoshiarpur (SC), Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib (SC), Faridkot (SC), Firozpur, Bathinda, Sangrur and Patiala will go to poll in a single phase i.e. the 7th Phase of General Elections, 2019. The polling will take place on Sunday, 19th May, 2019 from 7 AM till 6 PM. Out of the 13 PCs, 9 are for General Category while 4 PCs – Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Fatehgarh Sahib and Faridkot are reserved for Scheduled Castes. A total of 278 Candidates are contesting for the 13 PCs out of which 24 are women. The lowest number of contesting candidates are from Hoshiarpur (SC) (8 candidates) while the maximum number of candidates are contesting from Amritsar (30 candidates). A total of 23,213 polling stations have been set up in the State.                                                                          

The State of Punjab has a total of 2,08,92,674 electors out of which 1,10,59,828 are male electors; 98,32,286 are female electors and 560 electors are from the third gender. The following table and Graph shows the Gender wise breakup of voters in all the PCs (as on 29th April, 2019).

 

Name of PC

Male

Female

Third Gender

Total Voters

Gurdaspur

849761

745479

44

1595284

Amritsar

801639

766178

58

1507875

Khadoor Sahib

867895

770874

73

1638842

Jalandhar

843598

773400

20

1617018

Hoshiarpur

832025

765445

30

1597500

Anandpur Sahib

889506

809328

42

1698876

Ludhiana

903624

779630

71

1683325

Fatehgarh Sahib

799731

703099

31

1502861

Faridkot

818244

723690

37

1541971

Firozpur

862955

755429

35

1618419

Bathinda

861387

760264

20

1621671

Sangrur

814856

714551

25

1529432

Patiala

914607

824919

74

1739600

Gender Wise Break-up of Voters

 

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