Amritsar West Constituency


Amritsar West constituency is one of the 117 seats of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 16. Doctor Raj Kumar Verka, who belongs to INC, is the current MLA of Amritsar West. It is located in Amritsar district of Punjab and comes under the Amritsar lok sabha seat. Here it may be noted that there are total thirteen lok sabha seats and twenty two districts in Punjab. This assembly constituency is reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates. There are total 34 assembly seats in Punjab which are reserved for SC candidates and only a person belonging to SC category can contest elections from these reserved seats.

For a list of other MLAs from Amritsar district, check the following page:
Amritsar MLA List

Amritsar West Election Result 2017

The polling for the current elections is over and a large number of people turned up to cast their vote and used their right to elect the representatives from their area. Now everybody has a question in his mind - Who will win from Amritsar West? To know the answer we have to wait for the counting of votes which will be done on 11th March and the results will be announced on the same day. Let's see who will be the new MLA from this seat. For the state wide election results and list of MLAs, you can check the page Punjab Election 2017 Results.


Voting Percentage in Amritsar West: The total number of votes cast in this constituency during the 2017 elections is 107273 and the voting percentage is recorded at 60.04%, which is less than the state average of 77.4%.
Voters in Amritsar West - The total number of voters in Amritsar West assembly seat is 178678. The election commission has established 172 polling stations and these polling stations are situated at 64 different locations across this assembly segment.

Amritsar West Candidates

The next assembly elections in Punjab will be held in February 2017. On this page, we have given details of candidates from Amritsar West belonging to all major political parties including Shiromani Akali Dal, AAP, BJP and Congress candidates. Some details about these candidates like age, education and contact number is also given here.
AAP Candidate : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its candidate from this seat and has given ticket to Balwinder Singh Sahota for the coming assembly elections. His age is 39 years and level of education is Master of Science in Statistics. The contact number of Balwinder Singh Sahota is 9915863843. For a complete list of AAP candidates, check this page - AAP Candidate List 2017 Punjab
BJP Candidate : BJP is having an alliance with Akali Dal and has nominated Rakesh Gill as its MLA candidate from this constituency. He is 54 years old and his educational qualification is Matric PSEB. If you want to contact him, you can call at 978173755. He was the BJP candidate from this assembly seat in previous elections also, but lost to Dr. Raj Kumar Verka of Congress party. For the complete list of BJP candidates, check this page BJP Candidate List 2017 Punjab.
Congress Candidate : Congress party is contesting the elections under the leardership of Captain Amrinder Singh and has declared Dr. Raj Kumar Verka as its MLA candidate from this constituency. Some more details about Dr. Raj Kumar Verka are as follows: Age - 54 years, Education - B.A Part-1. For a phone call, his contact number is 9878125444. He is also a sitting MLA from this constituency. In previous assembly elections, he/she won from this seat by defeating nearest opponent Rakesh Gill of BJP party. You would also like our page containing Congress candidates list 2017 Punjab.

MLA of Amritsar West - Doctor Raj Kumar Verka

Doctor Raj Kumar Verka is the current MLA from Amritsar West. He is associated with INC. He was elected as MLA from this vidhan sabha seat in the previous assembly elections by winning with a margin of 11591 votes. Rakesh Gill of BJP was the trailing candidate.
He was born on 20-03-1963 at Amritsar, District Amritsar. Name of his father is . The following table shows some more information about him:

Doctor Raj Kumar Verka
Father's Name
Date of Birth20-03-1963
Place of BirthAmritsar, District Amritsar
Name of wifeSmt. Alka
AddressRam Bagh, Amritsar Ph. 0183-553765 Mobile: 98140-56680
Educational QualificationB.A.M.S.
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For a complete list of MLA from Punjab, check the following page:
Punjab MLA List