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Amarinder meets Sonia, seeks leadership change in Punjab
January 10, 2015 10:23 AM
Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and is understood to have sought a change ofleadership in party's state unit. Sources said that Singh, who is deputy leader of the party in the Lok Sabha, met Gandhi at her residence and conveyed his views about the working of party's Punjab unit. Singh told her that the party will not be able to win the next assembly elections in Punjab under present state chief Partap Singh Bajwa, said the sources, adding he told Gandhi that Bajwa has not been able to infuse vigour in the party against the Akali Dal-BJP coalition government. Source: IANS
Dismiss Punjab government for sedition: Congress
January 02, 2015 10:51 AM
The Punjab unit of the Congress on Thursday sought the dismissal of the Parkash Singh Badal government, saying that the Shiromani Akali Dal was inciting people against the security forces which was an anti-national act. Punjab Congress president Pratap Singh Bajwa said that the Congress will hold protests at all district headquarters on Jan 5 to seek dismissal of the Badal government. He said that the decision of Deputy Chief Minister and Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal to hold protests on the sensitive international border with Pakistan was unprecedented and would demoralise the security forces. "This would lead to public disorder and incite violence at the already tense India-Pakistan border and hence this action is seditious in nature. We will demand President's rule in Punjab," he said. Source: IANS
Punjab Congress wants longer assembly session
December 16, 2014 05:33 PM
The Congress Legislative Party (CLP) in Punjab has sought a longer session of the state assembly to discus major issues like the increasing drug problem and non-payment of dues to farmers for the paddy procured, a senior Congress leader said on Tuesday. In a letter to Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal, Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab assembly and CLP leader Sunil Jakhar, said there are "so many burning issues in the state that need to be discussed immediately in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha". "I request you to ensure that there are sufficient number of sittings of the Vidhan Sabha. This is required so as to enable enough time to all members to participate in these important discussions," Jakhar said, adding that at least 10 sittings of the assembly were required in the next winter session. Source: IANS
Punjab's border belt to get uninterrupted power
December 12, 2014 05:42 PM
Giving a major reprieve to the residents of border districts of Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday announced that the state government would provide round-the-clock power supply to the residents of the border belt along the India-Pakistan international boundary. Addressing people during his visit to this border town, Badal said he had already issued the necessary directions to the authorities concerned to ensure 24x7 power supply in the border areas of the state. The chief minister said the division of the country, consequent to the partition in 1947, and wars with Pakistan in the post-independence era had given a fatal blow to the development and prosperity of the border towns of Punjab. Source: IANS
Punjab dismisses six Vets for prolonged absence
December 10, 2014 05:47 PM
Taking a serious view of government officials going abroad and extending their stay there unauthorisedly, the Punjab government on Wednesday announced the dismissal from service of six government veterinary doctors for prolonged absence from duty. A state government spokesman said that those dismissed are Gurpreet Singh Batth (Fathegarh Sahib), Pushpinder Singh (Sangrur), Ravinderpal Singh (Amritsar), Harbhajan Singh (Fathegarh Sahib), Neeraj Sharma (Patiala) and Baljit Singh (Moga). The Punjab government had recently asked all departments to submit lists of officers and staff who had gone abroad and continued to request extension of leave. Source: IANS

Punjab Bye Election Results 2014

Punjab Bye Elections 2014

Constituencystatuscandidate namepartyVotes
Patiala WinnerPreneet Kaur INC 52967
Talwandi Sabo WinnerJeet Mohinder Singh SAD 71747

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 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 Elections 2015 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

Quick facts for Punjab Elections 2015

Parliamentary Constituencies
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

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

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

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.

Fatehgarh Sahib WinnerHarinder Singh Khalsa
Runner Up-----------
Anandpur Sahib WinnerPrem Singh Chandumajra
Runner upAmbika Soni
Khadoor Sahib WinnerRanjit Singh Brahmpura
Runner upHarminder Singh Gill
Amritsar Winner Amarinder Singh
Runner upArun Jaitley
Bathinda WinnerHarsimrat Kaur Badal
Runner upManpreet Singh Badal S/O Gurdas Singh
Ferozpur WinnerSher Singh Ghubaya
Runner upSunil Jakhar
Faridkot WinnerProf. Sadhu Singh
Runner Up-----------
Ludhiana WinnerRavneet Singh Bittu
Runner Up-----------
Hoshiarpur WinnerVijay Sampla
Runner upMohinder Singh Kaypee
Jalandhar WinnerSantokh Singh Chaudhary
Runner upPawan Kumar Tinu
Patiala WinnerDr. Dharam Vira Gandhi
Runner upPreneet Kaur
Sangrur WinnerBhagwant Mann
Runner upSukhdev Singh Dhindsa
Gurdaspur WinnerVinod Khanna
Runner upPartap Singh Bajwa

Last Updated on September 23, 2014

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