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Elections in Punjab (PB) - 2014 Results


Punjab Bye Elections


The assembly by-polls to fill casual vacancies in Punjab will be held on August 21 for the assembly constitunecies of Patiala (Urban) and Talwandi Sabo,which fell vacant after the resignations of Capt Amarinder Singh and Jeet Mohinder Singh Sidhu, who were the sitting MLAs.

Punjab Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014


After the declaration of the results in Punjab no majority party has won clearly in the Lok Sabha polls. Four seats were bagged by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The state of Punjab has 13 Lok Sabha seats which have participated in several Lok Sabha polls so far. The state government in Punjab is headed by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) party and Prakash Singh Badal is the present Chief Minister of the state. Besides, SAD, Indian National Congress (INC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party are other leading parties in Punjab. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the state took part for its 13 parliamentary seats, out of which four are reserved for Scheduled Castes. The Amritsar constituency has a These parties followed their campaign strategies and raised issues in Punjab like AAP emphasised on anti-corruption movement, BJP focused on development, and Congress centered

Quick facts for Punjab General Elections 2014

Parliamentary Constituencies
13
Assembly Constituencies 117
Ruling PartyShiromani Akali Dal ( BJP Alliance)
Opposition PartyIndian National Congress
Chief MinisterShri Parkash Singh Badal
GovernorShri Shivraj Patil
Chief Electoral OfficerShri V.K. Singh
AddressH' Block, South wing,GA(Elections) Dept.A.P.Secretariat, Hyderabad., 040-23455781

around Right to Information (RTI). The exit polls and opinion polls predicted the INC and SAD will grab maximum number of seats in the elections.

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Quick facts for Punjab General Elections 2014 State Legislative Assembly of Punjab List of Chief Ministers of Punjab
List of Governors of Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Punjab PCs and ACs Elections Results of Punjab
Party Wise Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 Latest News And Update Rajya Sabha Members from Punjab
Cabinet Ministers of Punjab Bye Elections for Assembly Constituencies Important dates of Punjab bye Election 2014

State Legislative Assembly of Punjab



Punjab has a unicameral legislature with 117 seats, with a term of five years. It is headed by the Chief Minister. The current speaker of the house is Charanjit Sigh Atwal. The Legislative Assembly was first summoned in 1937 and post independence of India, the state had a bicameral legislature until a unicameral legislature was established in 1970. In the last election in 2012, the SAD won 56 seats, the INC won 46, the BJP won 12 and the three remaining seats were won by independent candidates.

List of Chief Ministers of Punjab



Punjab has been led by fifteen different Chief Ministers, the first being Gopi Chand Bhargave (INC), who assumed office on 15 August 1947. The longest-serving Chief Minister is Parkash Singh Badal (SAD), who served for fifteen years in total.

SL. No.Name of Chief MinistersFromToParty
1Parkash Singh Badal[4]Mar 1, 2007PresentShiromani Akali Dal
2Amarinder SinghFeb 26, 2002Mar 1, 2007Indian National Congress
3Parkash Singh Badal[3]Feb 12, 1997Feb 26, 2002Shiromani Akali Dal
4Rajinder Kaur BhattalJan 21, 1996Feb 11, 1997Indian National Congress
5Harcharan Singh BrarAug 31, 1995Jan 21, 1996Indian National Congress
6Beant SinghFeb 25, 1992Aug 31, 1995Indian National Congress
7President's ruleJun 11, 1987Feb 25, 1992 
8Surjit Singh BarnalaSep 29, 1985Jun 11, 1987Shiromani Akali Dal
9President's ruleOct 10, 1983Sep 29, 1985 
10Darbara SinghJun 6, 1980Oct 10, 1983Indian National Congress
11President's ruleFeb 17, 1980Jun 6, 1980 
12Parkash Singh Badal[2]Jun 20, 1977Feb 17, 1980Shiromani Akali Dal
13President's ruleApr 30, 1977Jun 20, 1977 
14Zail SinghMar 17, 1972Apr 30, 1977Indian National Congress
15President's ruleJun 14, 1971Mar 17, 1972 
16Parkash Singh BadalMar 27, 1970Jun 14, 1971Shiromani Akali Dal
17Gurnam Singh [2]Feb 17, 1969Mar 27, 1970Shiromani Akali Dal
18President's ruleAug 23, 1968Feb 17, 1969 
19Lachhman Singh GillNov 25, 1967Aug 23, 1968Shiromani Akali Dal
20Gurnam SinghMar 8, 1967Nov 25, 1967Shiromani Akali Dal
21Giani Gurmukh Singh MussafirNov 1, 1966Mar 8, 1967Indian National Congress
22President's ruleJul 5, 1966Nov 1, 1966 
23Ram KishanJul 7, 1964Jul 5, 1966Indian National Congress
24Gopi Chand Bhargava[3]Jun 21, 1964Jul 6, 1964Indian National Congress
25Pratap Singh KaironJan 23, 1956Jun 21, 1964Indian National Congress
26Bhim Sen Sachar [2]Apr 17, 1952Jan 23, 1956Indian National Congress
27President's ruleJun 20, 1951Apr 17, 1952 
28Gopi Chand Bhargava[2]Oct 18, 1949Jun 20, 1951Indian National Congress
29Bhim Sen SacharApr 13, 1949Oct 18, 1949Indian National Congress
30Gopi Chand BhargavaAug 15, 1947Apr 13, 1949Indian National Congress


List of Governors of Punjab



The Governor of Punjab is the ceremonial head of the state of Punjab and the Administrator of the Chandigarh Union Territory. He is elected by the President of India. Punjab has had 32 Governors, the first being Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi, who assumed office in 1947. The current Governor is Shivraj Patil, who took office on 22 January 2010.

SL. No.Name of GovernorsFromTo
1Shivraj PatilJan 22, 2010Present
2General Sunith Francis RodriguesNov 16, 2004Jan 22, 2010
3Akhlaqur Rahman KidwaiNov 3, 2004Nov 16, 2004
4Om Prakash VermaMay 8, 2003Nov 3, 2004
5Lieutenant General J. F. R. JacobNov 27, 1999May 8, 2003
6Lieutenant General B.K.N. ChhibberSep 18, 1994Nov 27, 1999
7Sudhakar Panditrao KurdukarJul 10, 1994Sep 18, 1994
8Surendra NathAug 7, 1991Jul 9, 1994
9General Om Prakash MalhotraDec 18, 1990Aug 7, 1991
10Virendra VermaJun 14, 1990Dec 18, 1990
11Nirmal MukarjiDec 8, 1989Jun 14, 1990
12Siddharta Shankar RayApr 2, 1986Dec 8, 1989
13Shankar Dayal SharmaNov 26, 1985Apr 2, 1986
14Hokishe SemaNov 14, 1985Nov 26, 1985
15Arjun SinghMar 14, 1985Nov 14, 1985
16Kershasp Tehmurasp SatarawalaJul 3, 1984Mar 14, 1985
17Bhairab Dutt PandeOct 10, 1983Jul 3, 1984
18Anant Prasad SharmaFeb 21, 1983Oct 10, 1983
19S.S. SandhawaliaFeb 7, 1983Feb 21, 1983
20Marri Chenna ReddyApr 21, 1982Feb 7, 1983
21Aminuddin Ahmad KhanAug 26, 1981Apr 21, 1982
22Jaisukh Lal HathiSep 24, 1977Aug 26, 1981
23Ranjit Singh NarulaSep 1, 1977Sep 24, 1977
24Mahendra Mohan ChoudhryMay 21, 1973Sep 1, 1977
25D. C. PavateOct 16, 1967May 21, 1973
26Mehar SinghJun 1, 1967Oct 16, 1967
27Dharma ViraJun 27, 1966Jun 1, 1967
28Sardar Ujjal SinghSep 1, 1965Jun 26, 1966
29Hafiz Muhammad IbrahimMay 4, 1964Sep 1, 1965
30Pattom Thanu PillaiOct 1, 1962May 4, 1964
31Narahar Vishnu GadgilSep 15, 1958Oct 1, 1962
32Sir Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan SinghMar 11, 1953Sep 15, 1958
33Sir Chandulal Madhavlal TrivediAug 15, 1947Mar 11, 1953

Cabinet Ministers of Punjab


MinistriesName of Minsiter
Chief Minister,Personnel, General Administration, Power, Cooperation, Science Technology & Environment, Vigilance, Employment Generation, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation, Defence Services Welfare, Removal of Grievances and Welfare of PensionersParkash Singh Badal
Deputy Chief Minister, Home, Governance Reforms, Housing, Excise & Taxation, Investment Promotion, Sports and Youth Services Welfare, Civil AviationSukhbir Singh Badal
Forest & Willd Life and LabourChuni Lal Bhagat
Jails, Tourism, Cultural Affairs and Printing & StationeryS. Sarwan Singh Phillaur
Food and Civil Supplies, Information and TechnologyS. Adesh Partap Singh Kairon
Transport, Legal & Legislative Affairs, ElectionsS. Ajit Singh Kohar
Industries and Commerce, Techinical Education and Industrial Training & Parliamentary AffairsSh. Madan Mohan Mittal
Finance & Planning, Institutional Finance & Banking, Programme ImplementationS. Parminder Singh Dhindsa
IrrigationS. Janmeja Singh Sekhon
Health & family Welfare, Social Security & Development of Women & ChildrenSh. Surjit Kumar Jyani
Revenue & Rehabilitation, Information & Public Relations, Non-Conventional Energy, NRI AffairsS. Bikram Singh Majithia
Education, Higher Education & LanguagesS. Sikandar Singh Maluka
Local Government and Medical Education and ResearchSh. Anil Joshi
Rural Development & PanchayatsS. Surjit Singh Rakhra
P.W.D (B & R)S. Sharanjit Singh Dhillon
Animal Husbandry & fishries Dairy Development and Welfare of SC's & BC'sS. Gulzar Singh Ranike

Rajya Sabha Members from Punjab


NamePartyTermNamePartyTerm
Shri Ashwani KumarIndian National Congress 10/04/2010 to 09/04/2016Shri Balwinder Singh Bhunder Shiromani Akali Dal 05/07/2010 to 04/07/2016
Sardar Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa Shiromani Akali Dal 10/04/2010 to 09/04/2016Dr. M.S. GillIndian National Congress10/04/2010 to 09/04/2016
Shri Naresh Gujral Shiromani Akali Dal 10/04/2010 to 09/04/2016Shri Avinash Rai Khanna Bharatiya Janata Party 10/04/2010 to 09/04/2016
Smt. Ambika SoniIndian National Congress05/07/2010 to 04/07/2016  

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Punjab



The Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab is Kusumjit Sidhu, who was appointed prior to the 2009 general election. She is an IAS officer from the 1979 Punjab cadre and has a Bachelor's degree in English, History and French as well as a Master's degree in History.

Shri V.K. Singh

addressAS (Retd.); Chief Electoral Officer SCO 29-30,Sector 17-E, Chandigarh- 160017
Office Phone: 2724038
e-mailjtceo_punjab@eci.gov.in

Bye Elections for Assembly Constituencies



S.No.AC NameS.No.AC Name
1Talwandi Sabo2Patiala

Important dates of Punjab bye Election 2014



S. No.Particulars of EventsDate
1Issue of Notification26th July, 2014 (Saturday)
2Last Date of Making Nominations2nd August, 2014 (Saturday)
3Scrutiny of nominations4th August, 2014 (Monday)
4Last date of withdrawal of candidates6th August, 2014 (Wednesday)
5Date of poll21th August, 2014 (Thursday)
6Counting of Votes25th August, 2014 (Monday)
7Date Before which election shall be completed30th August, 2014 (Saturday)

Punjab 16th General Elections Latest News And Update

Block rail, roads - go to jail in Punjab
July 10, 2014 03:14 PM
Putting people to inconvenience and even causing suffering by blocking rail tracks and roads in Punjab could now have a legal complication for protesters. The state government has approved a bill under which blockade of rail and road traffic would attract punishment of up to one year in jail and even a penalty of Rs.100,000. While the Parkash Singh Badal government may be trying to contain growing incidents of lawlessness in the state in recent times, the opposition Congress is aghast at the "draconian and anti-people legislation" to put curbs on protests and demonstrations. Source:IANS
SGPC row: Badal compares Congress to Mughals
July 07, 2014 10:28 AM
Attacking the Haryana government's decision to announce creation of a separate committee for gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal called the decision "unconstitutional" and accused the Congress of behaving like the "tyrannical Mughal rulers" to weaken Sikh power. Terming the announcement made by his Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda for a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for Haryana as a "cheap step", Badal said that the decision was "unfortunate".
Will Amritsar get the best of Amarinder, Jaitley?
July 03, 2014 01:56 PM
The electorate in Amritsar may have preferred former Punjab chief minister and Congress leader Amarinder Singh over BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley, now the country's powerful finance and defence minister, in the recent Lok Sabha polls. Residents of the Sikh holy city and the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency are now wondering whether they would be able to get the best out of these two towering political leaders. While Jaitley, after the May 16 election results and the formation of the Narendra Modi government at the centre has not dropped in to check out with the Amritsar electorate, Amarinder Singh came only last week, over a month after he was elected as a member of parliament on a thanksgiving trip. Source : IANS
Akali Dal warns Congress over separate Haryana Sikh body
June 30, 2014 03:33 PM
The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday warned the Congress against a conspiracy to weaken the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) by trying to create a separate Sikh body to take control of gurdwaras in Haryana. The Akali Dal said the SGPC is an apex body for the management of Sikhs shrines in India and is governed by an act of parliament. The Congress was trying to divide the Sikhs of Haryana keeping in view the assembly electionlater this year, Punjab Education Minister and Akali Dal spokesman Daljit Singh Cheema said in a statement here. Source : IANS
Badal's surprise check finds 14 officers absent
June 30, 2014 02:51 PM
At least 14 senior officers were found absent during a surprise check by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday morning at the state's mini-secretariat here. Badal, 86, landed at the mini-secretariat complex in Sector 9 here just after 9 a.m. As he went around the floors where senior officers sit, he found at least 14 of them had not reached their offices on time. A spokesperson of the Chief Minister's Office said the move was aimed at ensuring punctuality and discipline in government offices and to ensure that grievances of the common people were addressed. Source : IANS

Punjab Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 - Party wise


Shown below are the number of seats won by BJP, INC, AAP and others in Punjab Lok Sabha Elections 2014.

Punjab 2014 Party Wise Results
Below shown is the result for all important candidates for Punjab Lok Sabha Elections 2014.
Amarinder Singh
INC constituency:Amritsar
Votes so far: 482876
Arun Jaitley
BJP constituency:Amritsar
Votes so far: 380106
Ambika Soni
INC constituency:Anandpur Sahib
Votes so far: 323697
Vinod Khanna
BJP constituency:Gurdaspur
Votes so far: 482255

Shown below is the list of winner/runnerup candidates of all parliamentary constituencies ofPunjab with their party name and symbol along with the votes secured by each candidate.

ConstituencyStatusNamePartyVote
Fatehgarh Sahib WinnerHarinder Singh Khalsa
AAP
367293
Runner Up-----------
Ludhiana WinnerRavneet Singh Bittu
INC
300459
Runner Up-----------
Ferozpur WinnerSher Singh Ghubaya
SAD
487932
Runner upSunil Jakhar
INC
456512
Patiala WinnerDr. Dharam Vira Gandhi
AAP
365671
Runner upPreneet Kaur
INC
344729
Faridkot WinnerProf. Sadhu Singh
AAP
450751
Runner Up-----------
Jalandhar WinnerSantokh Singh Chaudhary
INC
380479
Runner upPawan Kumar Tinu
SAD
309498
Amritsar Winner Amarinder Singh
INC
482876
Runner upArun Jaitley
BJP
380106
Hoshiarpur WinnerVijay Sampla
BJP
346643
Runner upMohinder Singh Kaypee
INC
333061
Bathinda WinnerHarsimrat Kaur Badal
SAD
514727
Runner upManpreet Singh Badal S/O Gurdas Singh
INC
495332
Gurdaspur WinnerVinod Khanna
BJP
482255
Runner upPartap Singh Bajwa
INC
346190
Anandpur Sahib WinnerPrem Singh Chandumajra
SAD
347394
Runner upAmbika Soni
INC
323697
Sangrur WinnerBhagwant Mann
AAP
533237
Runner upSukhdev Singh Dhindsa
SAD
321516
Khadoor Sahib WinnerRanjit Singh Brahmpura
SAD
467332
Runner upHarminder Singh Gill
INC
366763

Last Updated on : July 22, 2014




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