Well known in history since ancient times is the region of Kurukshetra, which today houses a Lok Sabha seat. The Kurukshetra parliamentary constituency, besides being one of the 10 parliamentary constituencies in the northern Indian state of Haryana, is one of the most political active and historically significant constituencies of the state, as the land witnessed, according to the epic Mahabharata, the famous Kurukshetra War.
Quick facts for Kurukshetra
|MP||Raj Kumar Saini|
|No. of Electorals||637997||528687||1166684|
According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Kurukshetra Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 2) were 1,166,684 of which 528,687 are females and 637,997 are males.
This parliamentary constituency is spread across the entire district of Kurukshetra and Kaithal, while covering parts of the Yamuna Nagar district. The number of assembly constituencies of the Kurukshetra parliamentary constituency has been numbered to nine assembly segments, out of which assembly constituencies of Shahbad and Guhla are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled caste candidates. According to the Census of India 2001, the district of Kurukshetra houses a population of 8,25,454 people.
Kurukshetra city is the administrative headquarters of the Kurukshetra district. Kurukshetra is termed the Dharmakshetra or the Holy Place. Though the region of this Lok Sabha constituency has a rich agrarian base that provides the district its economy, a heavy industrial setup is also flourishing in this region.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Kurukshetra parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Kurukshetra constituency is Shri Raj Kumar Saini of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Raj Kumar Saini||M||BJP||418112||Balbir Singh Saini||M||INLD||288376|
|2009||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Jindal,Shri Naveen||M||INC||397204||Ashok Kumar Arora||M||INLD||278475|
|2004||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Naveen Jindal||M||INC||362054||Abhay Singh Chautala||M||INLD||201864|
|1999||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Kailasho Devi||F||INLD||438701||Om Parkash Jindal||M||INC||275091|
|1998||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Kailasho Devi||F||HLD(R)||333387||Kuldip Sharma||M||INC||191867|
|1996||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Om Parkash Jindal||M||HVP||292172||Kalasho Devi||F||SAP||240395|
|1991||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Tara Singh||M||INC||212783||Shyam Singh||M||JP||182758|
|1989||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Gurdial Singh Saini||M||JD||301640||Harpal Singh||M||INC||263452|
|1984||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Harpal Singh||M||INC||275112||Manohar Lal||M||LKD||131836|
|1980||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Manohar Lal||M||JNP(S)||159196||Bishan Singh||M||JNP||131267|
|1977||2||Kurukshetra||GEN||Raghbir Singh||M||BLD||322164||Devdutt Puri||M||INC||71322|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Kurukshetra Constituency
|Name of MP||Raj Kumar Saini|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Activities of Raj Kumar Saini in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Kurukshetra Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Kurukshetra parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015