MLA from Abohar


The current MLA of Abohar vidhan sabha halka is Shri Sunil Kumar Jakhar, who belongs to INC. Abohar is one of the 117 assembly constituencies of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 81. It is located in Fazilka district, which is one of the total 22 districts in Punjab. It comes under the Firozpur lok sabha constituency. Here it may be noted that there are 13 lok sabha seats in Punjab.

Voters in Abohar - The total number of voters in Abohar assembly seat is 158675. The election commission has established 156 polling stations and these polling stations are situated at 76 different locations across this assembly segment. For a list of other MLAs from Fazilka district, check the following page:
Fazilka MLA List

Candidate from Abohar 2017

The next assembly elections in Punjab will be held in February 2017. The political parties in Punjab have started declaring the candidates for these elections. We will update this page with the details of candidates from Abohar belonging to all major political parties including Shiromani Akali Dal, AAP candiate, BJP and Congress candidates.


AAP Candidate from Abohar : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its candidate from this seat and has given ticket to Atul Nagpal for the coming assembly elections. For a complete list of AAP candidates, check this page - AAP Candidate List 2017 Punjab
BJP Candidate from Abohar : BJP is having an alliance with Akali Dal and has nominated Arun Narang as its MLA candidate from this constituency. For the complete list of BJP candidates, check this page BJP Candidate List 2017 Punjab.
Abohar Congress Candidate : Congress party is contesting the elections under the leardership of Captain Amrinder Singh and has declared Sunil Kumar Jakhar as its MLA candidate from this constituency. He is also a sitting MLA from this constituency. In previous assembly elections, he/she won from this seat by defeating nearest opponent Shiv Lal Dodha of Independent party. You would also like our page containing Congress candidates list 2017 Punjab.

Shri Sunil Kumar Jakhar

Shri Sunil Kumar Jakhar is the MLA from Abohar. He is associated with INC. He was elected as MLA from this vidhan sabha seat in the elections held in 2012. He won by a margin of 9778 votes. Shiv Lal Dodha of Independent was the trailing candidate.
He was born on 09-02-1954 at Panj Kosi, District Firozpur. Name of his father is Chaudhri Balram Jakhar. The following table shows some more information about him:

Shri Sunil Kumar Jakhar
Father's NameChaudhri Balram Jakhar
Date of Birth09-02-1954
Place of BirthPanj Kosi, District Firozpur
Name of wife
AddressVill. Panjkosi, Teh. Abohar, Distt. Fazilka
Educational QualificationMBA
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For a complete list of MLA from Punjab, check the following page:
Punjab MLA List