Amritsar West Constituency


Dr. Raj Kumar Verka of Congress party has won the current elections and is the new MLA of Amritsar West. He has won the elections with a margin of 26847 votes and Rakesh Gill of BJP is the trailing candidate.
Amritsar West constituency is one of the 117 seats of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 16. Dr. Raj Kumar Verka, who belongs to Congress, is the current MLA of Amritsar West and he became MLA by winning the current elections held in 2017.
For the latest assembly elections, the voting was held on 4th Feb 2017 and the results were declared on 11 Mar 2017. Soon we will update this page with more details of new MLA elected in 2017. For a list of other MLAs from Amritsar district, check the following page:
Amritsar MLA List
This constituency 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.

Voters in Amritsar West constituency

As per the voter list for 2017 assembly elections, the total number of voters in Amritsar West constituency is 178678. During these elctions, the election commission established 172 polling stations, situated at 64 different locations across this assembly segment.

During the 2017 elections, the total number of votes cast in this constituency was 107273 and the voting percentage was recorded at 60.04%, which was less than the state average of 77.4%.

Amritsar West Candidates

The last assembly elections in Punjab were 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.

Amritsar West MLA 2012

In 2012 elections, Doctor Raj Kumar Verka became MLA from Amritsar West and 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.
Study At


For a complete list of MLA from Punjab, check the following page:
Punjab MLA List