1. Ludhiana North constituency Assembly election winner 2017

Ludhiana North constituency Assembly election winner 2017

There was huge drama among the parties about issuing tickets to their candidates.

By: | Published: March 11, 2017 9:12 AM
There was huge drama among the parties about issuing tickets to their candidates. There was huge drama among the parties about issuing tickets to their candidates.

Ludhiana North, the constituency no. 65 of Punjab Vidhan Sabha, is witnessing an interesting battle in ongoing polls. Congress’ Rakesh Kumar Pandey is the current MLA from this seat. The seat falls under Ludhiana district and comes under the Ludhiana Lok sabha seat. It may be noted that there are 22 districts in Punjab, while number of Lok Sabha seats amount to 13.

There was huge drama among the parties about issuing tickets to their candidates. Denied tickets, many leaders announced their Independent candidature in protest against their own parties. Congress’ Hemraj Aggarwal and BJP’s Madan Lal Bagga are two candidates fighting independent from this seat.

Number of voters:

As per Election Comission of India, there are 181856 registered voters in Ludhiana North assembly. The EC has arranged 178 polling stations across 74 different locations in assembly segment. A total of 124318 votes were cast in this constituency during the elections. The voting percentage was recorded at 68.36%, which is less than the state average of 77.4%.

Ludhiana North Candidates

BSP    Rajinder Kumar
BJP    Parveen Bansal
INC    Rakesh Pandey
IND    Hem Raj Aggarwal
IND    Parveen Dang
IND    Madan Lal Bagga
IND    Rakesh Jain
JKNPP    Jeet Sharma
SHS    Prem Bhushan Jain
BMP    Joginder Lal
LIP    Randhir Singh Sivia

Who won last time:

MLA of Ludhiana North – Rakesh Kumar Pandey, Congress

Rakesh Kumar Pandey is the current MLA from Ludhiana North.  The leader  belongs to Congress. Pandey defeated BJP’s Praveen Bansal from this vidhan sabha seat in the previous assembly elections with a margin of 2168 votes.

Punjab Elections 2017

Punjab, which went to the polls on February 4, has emerged as much of a high-stake elections for BJP and Congress as Uttar Pradesh. The state this time has seen the entry of Aam Aadmi Party, which, going by its past records could be a dangerous addition for all the traditional players. If BJP-Akali Dal alliance win, it would be seen as result of Narendra Modi’s efforts. However, BJP-SAD defeat would be attributed more to Badal’s misrule. The state has seen an endemic drug problem over the past decade, growing unemployment – the core issues on which Congress and AAP have been cornering SAD.

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