23 June 2024
Amritpal Singh

Insane reports are coming from Punjab’s Khadoor Sahib Lok Sabha constituency where an independent candidate named Amrit Pal Singh has taken a formidable lead of more than 1 lakh votes against the Congress candidate. Interestingly, Amrit Pal Singh who is contesting as an independent candidate from Khadoor Sahib is currently in jail in Assam. He is also referred to as a Khalistani leader. For the unversed, leading independent candidate Khadoor Sahib is also the chief of Waris Punjab De and he is currently held in a jail in Dibrugarh, Assam under the National Security Act (NSA). Amrit Pal Singh’s lead in the Khadoor Sahib Lok Sabha Result has left people surprised with the outcomes as he has surpassed the runner-up with more than 1 lakh votes so far. It is imperative to talk about the Lok Sabha Election outcomes from Khadoor Sahib. Stick with this page and read the political significance of the Khadoor Sahib seat.

Amritpal Singh

Khadoor Sahib Election Result 2024 LIVE Updates Highlights

This year, a total of 27 candidates enrolled their names to contest for the seat of Khadoor Sahib in Lok Sabha Election 202, while this number was 19 in 2019 and 15 in 2009. The prominent candidates contesting from Khadoor Sahib are Laljit Singh Bhullar of the Aam Aadmi Party, Kulbir Singh Zira of the Indian National Congress, Virsa Singh Valtoha of Shiromani Akali Dal, Satnam Singh of Bahujan Samaj Party, Manjit Singh Manna of Bharatiya Janata Party, and Amrit Pal Singh among many other independent candidates.

Parliamentary Constituency 3 – Khadoor Sahib (Punjab)

  • Leading
    359415 (+ 166858)
    AMRITPAL SINGH
    Independent
  • 192557 ( -166858)
    KULBIR SINGH ZIRA
    Indian National Congress
  • 181174 ( -178241)
    LALJIT SINGH BHULLAR
    Aam Aadmi Party
  • 78331 ( -281084)
    MANJIT SINGH MANNA
    Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 77781 ( -281634)
    VIRSA SINGH VALTOHA
    Shiromani Akali Dal
  • 11378 ( -348037)
    PARAMJIT SINGH
    Independent
  • 6083 ( -353332)
    CHAIN SINGH BAINKA
    Aas Punjab Party
  • 4718 ( -354697)
    SATNAM SINGH
    Bahujan Samaj Party
  • 4315 ( -355100)
    SARABJIT SINGH
    Independent
  • 3540 ( -355875)
    GURDIAL SINGH
    Communist Party of India
  • 2457 ( -356958)
    ANOKH SINGH KATWAL
    Independent
  • 2411 ( -357004)
    GURPREET SINGH
    Independent
  • 2285 ( -357130)
    ARUN KUMAR
    Independent
  • 2257 ( -357158)
    AJIT SINGH
    Independent
  • 2128 ( -357287)
    SURJIT SINGH BHIKHIWIND
    Independent
  • 2068 ( -357347)
    KAWALJIT SINGH
    Independent
  • 1811 ( -357604)
    HARJINDER SINGH
    Independent
  • 1726 ( -357689)
    KANWALJIT SINGH
    Independent
  • 1662 ( -357753)
    PARMINDER SINGH
    Independent
  • 1484 ( -357931)
    JASWANT SINGH SOHAL
    Independent
  • 1285 ( -358130)
    LAKHBIR SINGH
    Independent
  • 1268 ( -358147)
    VIKRAMJIT SINGH
    Independent
  • 1229 ( -358186)
    VIJAY KUMAR
    Independent
  • 1201 ( -358214)
    SIMRANJEET SINGH
    Independent
  • 1079 ( -358336)
    DILBAGH SINGH
    All India Mazdoor Party (Rangreta)
  • 948 ( -358467)
    MAHINDER SINGH HAMIRA
    Independent
  • 723 ( -358692)
    NAVEEN KUMAR SHARMA
    Sanjhi Virasat Party

Talking about the demographic factors of Khadoor Sahib, 35 percent of the total population are Scheduled Caste. The literacy rate of this seat is 71 percent. The total number of registered voters in this constituency is 16,60,422, including 8,72,662 males, 7,87,695 females, and 65 of the third gender. In the previous general election, the people who were eligible to vote were 16,38,842 including 8,72,662 males, 7,70,875 females, and 73 of the third gender. Khadoor Sahib from where Khalistani leader Amrit Pal Singh is leading, shares its borders with five other constituencies, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Ferozpur, and Faridkot.

For the unversed, Khadoor Sahib underwent polls in Phase 7 of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, on June 1, 2024. The counting of votes was scheduled to take place on June 4, 2024. The turnout of voters in the 2024 election was recorded at 61.60 percent in Khadoor Sahib constituency which has gradually dropped from 64 percent in 2019, 67 percent in 2014, and 71 percent in 2009. The last time, this seat was won by the Indian National Congress leader Jasbir Singh Gill against the runner-up of SAD candidate Bibi Jagir Kaur with a vote margin of 1,40,573. In 2014, SAD’s Ranjit Singh won this seat against INC’s Harminder Singh Gill with a margin of 1,00,569. In the Khadoor Sahib constituency, political parties have always dominated but if independent leader Amritpal Singh wins from there it will be a historical moment in the history of Khadoor Sahib.

Amritpal Singh, the chief of Waris Punjab De was arrested last year in February under the National Security Act following a massive crackdown. The independent leader from Khadoor Sahib also made headlines when a mob attacked a police station after the arrest of one of his supporters. The Election Commission of India accepted jailed Khalistani leader’s application to contest from Khadoor Sahib with the support of SAD. In the constituency, jailed Khalistani leader promised to fight the drug menace of Punjab, discharge of ex-Sikh militants from prison, and protect the Sikh identity in India. It seems that Amritpal Singh’s campaign won the trust of Khadoor Sahib as he emerged as the frontrunner of the Khadoor Sahib constituency in the Lok Sabha Election 2024. He is leading with a vote margin of 1,00,056 against Congress’s Kulbir Singh Zira.

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