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16.05.19: All thirteen Parliamentary Constituencies in Punjab to go to poll in 7th Phase of General Elections on Sunday, 19th May, 2019

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

 

 

(Courtesy:Pib.nic.in)

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