MLA of Raikot - Jagtar Singh Jagga Hissowal


Raikot constituency is one of the 117 seats of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 69. Jagtar Singh Jagga Hissowal, who belongs to AAP, has won the last assembly elections and is the current MLA of Raikot. He won the last assembly elections held in 2017 by defeating its nearest opponent Dr. Amar Singh of Congress with a margin of 10614 votes.

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 Ludhiana district, check the following page:
Ludhiana MLA List
This constituency 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.

Voters in Raikot constituency

As per the voter list for 2017 assembly elections, the total number of voters in Raikot constituency is 149160. During these elctions, the election commission established 171 polling stations, situated at 106 different locations across this assembly segment.

During the 2017 elections, the total number of votes cast in this constituency was 117383 and the voting percentage was recorded at 78.70%, which was higher than the state average of 77.4%.

Raikot Candidates

The last assembly elections in Punjab were 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.

Raikot MLA 2012

In 2012 elections, Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai became MLA from Raikot 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 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
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