MLA from Shahkot


The current MLA of Shahkot vidhan sabha halka is Sardar Ajit Singh Kohar, who belongs to SAD. Shahkot is one of the 117 assembly constituencies of Punjab Vidhan Sabha and its constituency number is 32. 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.

Voters in Shahkot - The total number of voters in Shahkot assembly seat is 170907. The election commission has established 234 polling stations and these polling stations are situated at 191 different locations across this assembly segment. For a list of other MLAs from Jalandhar district, check the following page:
Jalandhar MLA List

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


AAP Candidate from Shahkot : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its candidate from this seat and has given ticket to Dr. Amarjit Singh Thind for the coming assembly elections. For a complete list of AAP candidates, check this page - AAP Candidate List 2017 Punjab
Akali Candidate from Shahkot : Ajit Singh Kohar will be the Shiromani Akali Dal 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 C D Kamboj of Congress party. For a complete list of akali candidates, check this page - Shiromani Akali Dal Candidate List 2017
Shahkot Congress Candidate : Congress party is contesting the elections under the leardership of Captain Amrinder Singh and has declared Hardev Singh Laddi as its MLA candidate from this constituency. You would also like our page containing Congress candidates list 2017 Punjab.

Sardar Ajit Singh Kohar

Sardar Ajit Singh Kohar is the MLA from Shahkot. 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 5425 votes. C D Kamboj of Congress was the trailing candidate.
He was born on 25-09-1937 at Pakistan. Name of his father is Sardar Chanan Singh. The following table shows some more information about him:

Sardar Ajit Singh Kohar
Father's NameSardar Chanan Singh
Date of Birth25-09-1937
Place of BirthPakistan
Name of wifeSmt. Nasib Kaur
AddressVillage Kohar Khurd, PO Talwandi Bootian, Tehsil Shahkot
Educational QualificationMatric
Study AtJalandhar


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