Lok Sabha Seats in Punjab


There are total 13 lok sabha seats in Punjab and elected representative from each seat is called as MP or Member of Parliament. In Punjab, each lok sabha constituency has 9 assembly constituencies (vidhan sabha seats) in it and there are total 117 seats in Punjab Vidhan Sabha. The general elections in India for lok sabha seats are held after every 5 years and last elections were held in 2014. The current number of MPs from each party is given below:

  • Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) - 4
  • Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) - 1
  • Congress - 4
  • Aam Aadmi Party - 4

Do you know what is Lok Sabha called in english? It is called House of the People.
MP Seats in Punjab: If someone is asked the question that "how many MP seats in Punjab?", most of the people will answer 13, but this is not correct. The total number of MP seats in Punjab is 20, not 13. The number of lok sabha seats in Punjab is 13. But the members of Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament of India, are also considered as MPs and there are 7 Rajya Sabha members from Punjab. The the total number of MPs from Punjab is 20, which includes 13 Lok Sabha members and 7 Rajya Sabha members.

Punjab MP List

The last lok sabha elections, for 16th lok sabha, were held in April-May 2014 and election results were declared on May 16, 2014. A list of MPs elected from lok sabha seats in Punjab is given below:
MP from Amritsar: Gurjit Singh Aujla of Congress is the MP from Amritsar lok saha seat. He won from this seat during the bypoll held in March 2017, by a margin of 1,99,189 votes from its nearest opponent Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina of the BJP.
In 2014 general elections, Captain Amarinder Singh of Congress became MP from Amritsar lok saha seat. He won by a margin of 102770 votes and Arun Jaitley of BJP was the trailing candidate. It is interesting to note that Arun Jaitley is the current finance minister of India. Amarinder Singh later resigned from this seat during the Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections in 2017 and he is now the Chief Minister of Punjab.
MP from Anandpur Sahib: Prem Singh Chandumajra of SAD is elected as lok sabha member from Anandpur Sahib constituency. He won by a margin of 23697 votes. Ambika Soni of Congress was at the second place and got 323697 votes.
MP from Bathinda: Harsimrat Kaur Badal of SAD has won from Bathinda lok sabha seat. She got total 514727 votes and won by a margin of 19395 votes. Manpreet Singh Badal of Congress was the trailing candiate. Now she is a cabinet minister for Food Processing Industries ministry in the government of India.
MP from Faridkot: Prof. Sadhu Singh of AAP is elected as MP from Faridkot lok sabha seat. He won by a margin of 172516 votes. Paramjit Kaur Gulshan of SAD was at the second place.
MP from Fatehgarh Sahib: Harinder Singh Khalsa of AAP is MP from Fatehgarh Sahib. He won by a margin of 54144 votes. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot of Congress was at the second place and Kulwant Singh of SAD was at the third position.
MP from Sangrur: Bhagwant Mann of AAP is MP from Sangrur. He got total 533237 votes and won by a margin of 211721 votes. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa of SAD was at the second place and got 321516 votes.
MP from Khadoor Sahib: Ranjit Singh Brahmpura, a senior leader of SAD, is MP from Khadoor Sahib. He won by a margin of 100569 votes and Harminder Singh Gill of Congress was the trailing candidate.
MP from Hoshiarpur: Vijay Sampla of BJP has won from Hoshiarpur. He got total 346643 votes and won by a margin of 13582 votes. Mohinder Singh Kaypee of Congress was at the second place and got 333061 votes. He is a Union Minister of State for the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
MP from Ludhiana: Ravneet Singh Bittu of Congress is MP from Ludhiana lok sabha constituency. He got total 300459 votes and won by a margin of 19598 votes. Harvinder Singh Phoolka of AAP was at the second place and got 280750 votes. Manpreet Singh Ayali of Shiromani Akali Dal was at third position with 256590 votes.
MP from Jalandhar: Santokh Singh Chaudhary of Congress is member of parliament from Jalandhar lok sabha seat. He got total 380479 votes and won by a margin of 70981 votes. Pawan Kumar Tinu of SAD was at the second place and got 309498 votes.
MP from Gurdaspur: Sunil Jakhar of Congress is the current MP from Gurdaspur seat, who won this seat during the bypoll held in October 2017. He won by a margin of 1,90,000 votes and Swaran Salaria of BJP was the trailing candidate.
In 2014 general elections, Vinod Khanna of BJP won from Gurdaspur. He got total 347394 votes and won by a margin of 136065 votes. Partap Singh Bajwa of Congress was at the second place and got 323697 votes. In April 2017, Vinod Khanna died of Cancer at the age of 70 years and hence this seat got vaccant.
MP from Firozpur: Sher Singh Ghubaya of SAD is MP from Firozpur. He won by a margin of 31420 votes. Sunil Jakhar of Congress was at the second place and got 456512 votes.
MP from Patiala: Dr. Dharam Vira Gandhi of AAP is MP from Patiala. He got total 365671 votes and won by a margin of 20942 votes. Preneet Kaur of Congress was at the second place.

Lok Sabha Seats in Punjab

There are total 13 lok sabha seats in Punjab. A list of these seats is given below:
  1. Amritsar
  2. Anandpur Sahib
  3. Bathinda
  4. Faridkot
  5. Fatehgarh Sahib
  6. Ferozepur
  7. Gurdaspur
  8. Hoshiarpur
  9. Jalandhar
  10. Khadur Sahib
  11. Ludhiana
  12. Patiala
  13. Sangrur

MP from Chandigarh

In the lok sabha elections held in 2014, Kirron Kher of BJP was choosen as MP from Chandigarh. She defeated Pawan Kumar Bansal of Congress. She is also a famous bollywood actress and wife of famous actor Anupam Kher.
In 2009 elections, Pawan Kumar Bansal of Congress was MP from this seat. He was also Railway Minister.

Related Pages: Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Punjab MLA List
Punjab Assembly Constituency List, Vidhan Sabha Halke