MLA from Batala


The current MLA of Batala vidhan sabha halka is Shri Ashwani Sekhri, who belongs to INC. Batala is one of the 117 assembly constituencies of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 7. It is located in Gurdaspur district, which is one of the total 22 districts in Punjab. It comes under the Gurdaspur lok sabha constituency. Here it may be noted that there are 13 lok sabha seats in Punjab.

Voters in Batala - The total number of voters in Batala assembly seat is 172926. The election commission has established 190 polling stations and these polling stations are situated at 107 different locations across this assembly segment. For a list of other MLAs from Gurdaspur district, check the following page:
Gurdaspur MLA List

Candidate from Batala 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 Batala belonging to all major political parties including Shiromani Akali Dal, AAP candiate, BJP and Congress candidates.


AAP Candidate from Batala : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its candidate from this seat and has given ticket to Gurpreet Singh Waraich 'Ghuggi' for the coming assembly elections. For a complete list of AAP candidates, check this page - AAP Candidate List 2017 Punjab
Akali Candidate from Batala : Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal will be the Shiromani Akali Dal candidate from this constituency. In 2012 elections, he contested from this constituency from akali dal ticket but lost to Ashwani Sekhri of Congress party. For a complete list of akali candidates, check this page - Shiromani Akali Dal Candidate List 2017
Batala Congress Candidate : Congress party is contesting the elections under the leardership of Captain Amrinder Singh and has declared Ashwani Sekhri 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 Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal of SAD party. You would also like our page containing Congress candidates list 2017 Punjab.

Shri Ashwani Sekhri

Shri Ashwani Sekhri is the MLA from Batala. 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 18885 votes. Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal of SAD was the trailing candidate.
He was born on 26-03-1959 at Amritsar, District Amritsar. Name of his father is Shri Vishwa Mitter Sekhri. The following table shows some more information about him:

Shri Ashwani Sekhri
Father's NameShri Vishwa Mitter Sekhri
Date of Birth26-03-1959
Place of BirthAmritsar, District Amritsar
Name of wifeSmt. Anuja Sekhri
AddressH.No.20,Sekhri House, Outside Pahari Gate, Batala
Educational QualificationB.A. (Hons.), L.L.B.
Study AtBatala & Chandigarh


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