MLA from Raikot


The current MLA of Raikot vidhan sabha halka is Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai, who belongs to INC. Raikot is one of the 117 assembly constituencies of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 69. It is located in Ludhiana district, which is one of the total 22 districts in Punjab. It comes under the Fatehgarh Sahib 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 Raikot - The total number of voters in Raikot assembly seat is 148561. The election commission has established 171 polling stations and these polling stations are situated at 106 different locations across this assembly segment. For a list of other MLAs from Ludhiana district, check the following page:
Ludhiana MLA List

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


AAP Candidate from Raikot : 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. For a complete list of AAP candidates, check this page - AAP Candidate List 2017 Punjab
Akali Candidate from Raikot : Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal will be the Shiromani Akali Dal candidate from this constituency. In 2012 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
Raikot 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. You would also like our page containing Congress candidates list 2017 Punjab.

Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai

Sardar Gurcharn Singh Boparai is the MLA from Raikot. 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 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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For a complete list of MLA from Punjab, check the following page:
Punjab MLA List