MLA from Phillaur


The current MLA of Phillaur vidhan sabha halka is Shri Avinash Chander , who belongs to SAD. Phillaur is one of the 117 assembly constituencies of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 30. It is located in Jalandhar district, which is one of the total 22 districts in Punjab. It comes under the Jalandhar lok sabha constituency. Here it may be noted that there are 13 lok sabha seats 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 Phillaur - The total number of voters in Phillaur assembly seat is 193192. The election commission has established 230 polling stations and these polling stations are situated at 159 different locations across this assembly segment. For a list of other MLAs from Jalandhar district, check the following page:
Jalandhar MLA List

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


AAP Candidate from Phillaur : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its candidate from this seat and has given ticket to Swaroop Singh Khadiana for the coming assembly elections. For a complete list of AAP candidates, check this page - AAP Candidate List 2017 Punjab
Akali Candidate from Phillaur : Baldev Singh Khaira will be the Shiromani Akali Dal candidate from this constituency. In 2012 elections, Avinash Chander of akali dal was elected as MLA from this seat, but party has not given him ticket from this constituency for the 2017 vidhan sabha elections. For a complete list of akali candidates, check this page - Shiromani Akali Dal Candidate List 2017
Phillaur Congress Candidate : Congress party is contesting the elections under the leardership of Captain Amrinder Singh and has declared Vikramjit Chaudhary as its MLA candidate from this constituency. You would also like our page containing Congress candidates list 2017 Punjab.

Shri Avinash Chander

Shri Avinash Chander is the MLA from Phillaur. He is associated with SAD. He was elected as MLA from this vidhan sabha seat in the elections held in 2012. He won by a margin of 31 votes. Santokh Chaudhary of Congress was the trailing candidate.
He was born on 12-06-1964 at Jalandhar, District Jalandhar. Name of his father is Shri Mool Raj. The following table shows some more information about him:

Shri Avinash Chander
Father's NameShri Mool Raj
Date of Birth12-06-1964
Place of BirthJalandhar, District Jalandhar
Name of wifeSmt. Santosh Kaler
AddressHouse No.1140, Boota Mandi, Nakodar Road, Jalandhar
Educational QualificationPost-Graduate
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For a complete list of MLA from Punjab, check the following page:
Punjab MLA List