16 July 2024
Amritsar

Amritsar is one of the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab and this seat carries a political significance and demographical weight with itself. Thus, there always stiff competition is seen between the key parties’ candidates. For the unversed, the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat went under the polls on June 1, 2024, in the last phase of the general elections and the result for the winner of the Amritsar Lok Sabha Seat will be out a few hours from now on June 4, 2024. As the vote count started at 8 AM, the names of candidates and their parties leading at particular constituencies started coming up from everywhere. Meanwhile, in Amritsar, the Indian National Congress has taken an early lead in the vote count and Gurjeet Singh Aujla is the frontrunner for the post of Amritsar’s MP. Keep reading this article for more in-depth details of Amritsar’s previous results, demographic dynamics, and candidates contesting for this seat.

Amritsar, Punjab Lok Sabha Elections Results 2024 LIVE UPDATES

Amritsar

Leading
154073 (+ 18616)
GURJEET SINGH AUJLA
Indian National Congress

Trailing
135457 ( -18616)
TARANJIT SINGH SANDHU SAMUNDRI
Bharatiya Janata Party

Trailing
130715 ( -23358)
KULDEEP SINGH DHALIWAL
Aam Aadmi Party

Trailing
95498 ( -58575)
ANIL JOSHI
Shiromani Akali Dal

Trailing
15964 ( -138109)
EMAAN SINGH MANN
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar)(Simranjit Singh Mann)

Trailing
2069 ( -152004)
SATBIR SINGH JAMMU
Independent

Trailing
1658 ( -152415)
VISHAL SIDHU
Bahujan Samaj Party

Trailing
1582 ( -152491)
AMANPREET SINGH MAHADIPUR
Independent

Trailing
1469 ( -152604)
SHARANJIT KAUR
Independent

Trailing
1436 ( -152637)
DASWINDER KAUR
Communist Party of India

Trailing
1284 ( -152789)
GURINDER SINGH SABHI GILL
Independent

Trailing
1075 ( -152998)
SAHIB SINGH
Independent

Trailing
940 ( -153133)
SHAMSHER SINGH SHERA
Independent

Trailing
892 ( -153181)
SHAM LAL GANDHI
Independent

Trailing
885 ( -153188)
LOVEPREET SHARMA
Aas Punjab Party

Trailing
815 ( -153258)
MASTER HARJINDER PAL
Independent

Trailing
727 ( -153346)
JASPAL MASIH
Independent

Trailing
708 ( -153365)
BAL KRISHAN SHARMA
Independent

Trailing
691 ( -153382)
NARINDER KAUR
Aam Janta Party (India)

Trailing
628 ( -153445)
SIMRANPREET SINGH
Independent

Trailing
618 ( -153455)
DILDAR MASIH
Shiromani Lok Dal Party

Trailing
563 ( -153510)
RAJINDER KUMAR SHARMA
Independent

Trailing
558 ( -153515)
RESHAM SINGH
Independent

Trailing
495 ( -153578)
BALWINDER SINGH
Independent

Trailing
461 ( -153612)
GURPREET SINGH RATTAN
Republican Party of India (Athawale)

Trailing
385 ( -153688)
DR RAMESH KUMAR
Sacho Sach Party

Trailing
334 ( -153739)
GAGANDEEP
Independent

Trailing
278 ( -153795)
PRITHVI PAL
Independent

Trailing
249 ( -153824)
NEELAM
Independent

Trailing
237 ( -153836)
DILBAGH SINGH
Independent

In the Lok Sabha Election 2024, a total of 30 candidates representing different parties contested for the seat of Amritsar the number of candidates was the same in 2019 as well but in 2014 it was 23 and 14 in 2009. The increased number of candidates shows the political significance and demographic weight of this constituency. Speaking of the candidates contesting from Amritsar in 2024 are Indian National Congress’s Gurjeet Singh Aujla, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Taranjit Singh Sandhu Samundri, Aam Aadmi Party’s Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Bahujan Samaj Party’s Vishal Sidhu, Shiromani Akali Dal’s Anil Joshi, and 25 others.

Speaking of the demographic dynamics of the Amritsar constituency, it has a 29% Scheduled Caste people of total population. The literacy rate of this constituency is 77% says 2011 report of the Census of India. In Amritsar, a total of 16,02,626 people are eligible to vote, including 8,41,146 males, 7,61,419 females, and 61 others. This seat shares its border with three other constituencies, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, and Khadoor Sahib. Learn more about Amritsar constituency in the following sections. Scroll down.

On June 1, 2024, Amritsar underwent the polls in Phase 7 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024. In 2019 and 2014, Amritsar underwent polls in Phase 7 and Phase 1 respectively. The voters’ turnout this year was registered at 54.02% which has dropped by around 3% in comparison to 2019’s 57%. In 2014, the voter turnout was 68%, and 66% in 2009. People always remain curious about the results of the elections. This year, INC candidate Gurjeet Singh Aujla is taking the lead for one more time after winning the same seat in 2019 against BJP’s Hardeep Singh Puri, with a margin of 99,626, with a vote share of 51.71%. Interestingly, in 2014, BJP’s popular politician who was also given a ministry as well, Arun Jaitley was defeated by Captain Amrinder Singh of the Indian National Congress, with a vote share of 47.94%. INC beat BJP in Amritsar with a margin of 1,02,770. In 2009, popular politician and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu then-BJP candidate won in Amritsar against Congress’s Om Prakash Soni with a small margin of 6,858 votes, with a vote share of 48.13%.

The Lok Sabha seat of Amritsar constituency comprises 9 assembly constituencies. Speaking of the results of the 2024 Lok Sabha Election for the Amritsar constituency, if Congress manages to secure the seat this time, it will be the 12th time the INC will rule this constituency since 1952. Gurjeet Singh Aujla who also won in 2019, is leading in the vote counts as of 11 AM. However, the trailing candidates of AAP and BJP can give a tough fight to Aujla in the coming rounds. But considering the vote margin between Aujla and the second-number candidate, there are bright chances that INC will win this seat for the 12th time in 2024. Stay tuned to this website for more details.

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