Punjab Elections 2017 and Results

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Chief Minister :
Parkash Singh Badal
Political Party :
Shiromani Akali Dal
Asseumed office :
1st March 2007
Type :
Unicameral
Assembly Constituencies :
117
Parlimentary Constituencies :
13
Ruling Party :
Shiromani Akali Dal
Opposition Party :
Indian National Congress
Leader of the House :
Parkash Singh Badal, SAD
Governor :
Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki
Chief Electoral Officer :
Shri V.K Singh, I.A.S.


Punjab Election Dates/Schedule 2017

Dated 4th Jan 2017: Election Commission has announced the Election date for Punjab Assembly Elections 2017. On Wednesday, EC declared all dates related with elections for punjab. Election will take place on 4th Feb 2017 and Counting will be happen on 11th Mar 2017 including of 4 other states. Last date of whole procedure should be completed will be 15th Mar 2017.
All party representatives are showing their gratitude on elections dates.
ELECTIONS' SCHEDULE 
Issue of Notification 11th Jan 2017
Last date for making Nominations18th Jan 2017
Scrutiny of Nominations19th Jan 2017
Last date for withdrawal of candidature21st Jan 2017
Date of Poll4th Feb 2017
Date of Counting11th Mar 2017
Date before which election process shall be completed15th Mar 2017

Election will be held on 4th Feb 2017 in Punjab : Election Commission
Electoral roll of Punjab will be released on 5th Jan 2017 : Election Commission
Congress Releases first list of Candidates for Punjab Assembly Election 2017

Elections in Punjab

Punjab is a state in northern india bordering with pakistan. This is the place of Sikh community. There are more than 27.98 Million populations (2012). Punjab is mostly known for farming and sikh community. There are 117 Assembly Constituencies and 13 Lok Sabha Constituencies. In last Assembly elections (2012), 3 Major Parties (SAD, INC & BJP) has been participated.
Out of that, SAD has got majority votes with won on 56 seats. Runner up (INC) has got only 46 seats. BJP was on last one with 12 Seats. For the upcoming Assembly elections in 2017, there will one more new party into the list and that is Aam Aadmi Party. A party recognizes by Mr. Arvind kejriwal and his blow win in Delhi against BJP & INC.

Elections Commission will announce the dates of election in Lat months of 2016. There is probablity of election in starting months of 2017. Right now, Chief Minister of Punjab is Mr. Prakash Singh Badal. He is one of aged (88 Years) politician in our country. Also, Mr. Prakash Singh Badal has completed 15 years as CM in Punjab. There are lots of issues through which any party can target to ruling party and declare their manifesto. Corruption, unemployment, drug addiction are most of the serious concerns. Drug Addiction one of the most recent concerns got in trend due to bollywood released movie.

List of Chief Ministers of Punjab

Sardar Parkash Singh Badal is the Current Chief Minister.

S No.Name of Chief MinistersFromToParty
1Gopi Chand Bhargava15-Aug-4713-Apr-49INC
2Bhim Sen Sachar13-Apr-4918-Oct-49INC
3Gopi Chand Bhargava18-Oct-4920-Jun-51INC
4President's rule20-Jun-5117-Apr-52 
5Bhim Sen Sachar17-Apr-5223-Jan-56INC
6Pratap Singh Kairon23-Jan-5621-Jun-64INC
7Gopi Chand Bhargava21-Jun-646-Jul-64INC
8Ram Kishan7-Jul-645-Jul-66INC
9President's rule5-Jul-661-Nov-66 
10Giani Gurmukh Singh Mussafir1-Nov-668-Mar-67INC
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Rajya Sabha Member from Punjab

S No.NamePartyDate of AppointmentDate of Retirement
1Pratap Singh BajwaINC10-Apr-169-Apr-22
2Sukhdev Singh DhindsaSAD10-Apr-169-Apr-22
3Shamsher Singh DulloINC10-Apr-169-Apr-22
4Naresh GujralSAD10-Apr-169-Apr-22
5Shwet MalikBJP10-Apr-169-Apr-22
6Ambika SoniINC5-Jul-164-Jul-22
7Balwinder Singh BhunderSAD5-Jul-164-Jul-22

Members of Parliament (MP) from Punjab

S.No.ConstituencyName of MemberParty
1AmritsarCaptain Amrinder SinghINC
2Anandpur SahibPrem Singh ChandumajraSAD
3BathindaSmt. Harsimrat Kaur BadalSAD
4Faridkot(SC) Prof. Sadhu Singh AAP
5Fategarh Sahib(SC)Harinder Singh KhalsaAAP
6FerozpurShri Sher Singh GhubayaSAD
7GurdaspurVinod KhannaBJP
8Hoshiarpur(SC)Vijay SamplaBJP
9Jalandhar(SC)Santokh Singh ChaudharyINC
10Khadoor SahibRanjit Singh BrahmpuraSAD
11LudhianaRavneet Singh BittuINC
12PatialaDr. Dharam Vira GandhiAAP
13SangrurBhagwant MannAAP

List of MLA's in Punjab 2012

AC No.AC NamePartySitting MLA Name
1SujanpurBharatiya Janata PartylDinesh Singh
2BhoaBharatiya Janata PartySeema Kumari
3PathankotBharatiya Janata PartyAshwani Kumar Sharma
4GurdaspurShiromani Akali DalGurbachan Singh Babbehali
5Dina NagarIndian National CongressAruna Chaudhary
6QadianIndian National CongressCharanjit Kaur Bajwa
7BatalaIndian National CongressAshwani Sekhri
8Sri HargobindpurShiromani Akali DalDes Raj Dhugga
9Fatehgarh ChurianIndian National CongressTripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa
10Dera Baba NanakIndian National CongressSukhjinder Singh
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Latest News Updates on Punjab Elecions 2017

  • Sidhu will contest from Amritsar (East) seat as a Congress nominee
  • Set back to congress candidate Sukhjinder Randhawa, brother announces to contest against him - punjabnewsexpress.com/
  • Sukhbir Badal declares Tejinder Singh Sidhu as party candidate from Mohali - punjabnewsexpress.com/
  • Rajinder Kaur Bhagike, sitting Akali MLA from the Nihal Singh Wala (reserved) constituency, today resigned from the party as well as the Vidhan Sabha - tribuneindia.com
  • Punjab MLAs Pargat Singh and Dr Navjor Kaur Sidhu joined the Congress in the presence of party’s Punjab incharge Asha Kumari and state chief Capt Amarinder Singh here today - tribuneindia.com
  • Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh today exuded confidence that the party would come to the power in the state with two-third majority as he kicked off the second phase of his road show - ndtv.com
  • Navjot Kaur, Pargat to join Congress on November 28 - tribuneindia.com
  • The revised electoral rolls could be published between January 5 to January 15.

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