Raikot Constituency


Raikot constituency is one of the 117 seats of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 69. Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai, who belongs to INC, is the current MLA of Raikot. It is located in Ludhiana district of Punjab and comes under the Fatehgarh Sahib 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 Ludhiana district, check the following page:
Ludhiana MLA List

Raikot 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 Raikot? 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 Raikot: The total number of votes cast in this constituency during the 2017 elections is 117383 and the voting percentage is recorded at 78.70%, which is higher than the state average of 77.4%.
Voters in Raikot - The total number of voters in Raikot assembly seat is 149160. The election commission has established 171 polling stations and these polling stations are situated at 106 different locations across this assembly segment.

Raikot Candidates

The next assembly elections in Punjab will be held in February 2017. On this page, we have given details of candidates from Raikot 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 Jagtar Singh Jagga Hissowal for the coming assembly elections. His age is 42 years and level of education is Matric, Diploma-Art & Craft. The contact number of Jagtar Singh Jagga Hissowal is 01624-271800. For a complete list of AAP candidates, check this page - AAP Candidate List 2017 Punjab
Akali Candidate : Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal is the Shiromani Akali Dal (S.A.D) candidate from this constituency. He is 44 years old and his educational qualification is Matric. If you want to contact him, you can call at 9876100032. In the previous assembly elections, Bikramjit Singh was the akali candidate from this assembly seat, but party has not fielded him from this seat for the coming elections. For a complete list of akali candidates, check this page - Shiromani Akali Dal Candidate List 2017
Congress Candidate : Congress party is contesting the elections under the leardership of Captain Amrinder Singh and has declared Dr. Amar Singh as its MLA candidate from this constituency. Some more details about Dr. Amar Singh are as follows: Age - 63 years, Education - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). For a phone call, his contact number is 9711342001. You would also like our page containing Congress candidates list 2017 Punjab.

MLA of Raikot - Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai

Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai is the current MLA from Raikot. 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 3893 votes. Bikramjit Singh of SAD was the trailing candidate.
He was born on 25-11-1956 at Boparai Kalan, District Ludhiana. Name of his father is S. Malkeet Singh. The following table shows some more information about him:

Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai
Father's NameS. Malkeet Singh
Date of Birth25-11-1956
Place of BirthBoparai Kalan, District Ludhiana
Name of wife
Address18, Harnam Singh Nagar, Sua Road, Thareekay, Distt. Ludhiana
Educational Qualification
Study At


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