A strong vote bank constituency for the Congress, the Karnal Lok Sabha seat is one of the 543 Lok Sabha constituencies that are presently represented in the Lower House of Parliament. Being one of the 10 constituencies from the state of Haryana, this Lok Sabha constituency is spread across the entire district of Karnal, whose administrative capital is the city of Karnal which is an integral part of the parliamentary constituency of the same name. The total number of electorates in the Karnal Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 5) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,216,977 of which 670,412 are males and 546,565 are females. Karnal district falls under the Rohtak division of Haryana.
Quick facts for Karnal
|Assembly Constituencies ||9|
|Ruling Party|| BJP
|No. of Electorals||691750||573157||1264907|
The district of Karnal is populous owing to as many as 15,05,324 people residing in it, as per the 2011 Census of India. Karnal is essentially an agricultural and farming region, as it houses the Agricultural and Dairy Research Institute, which is one of the best in the world. The economy of the parliamentary constituency is solely reliant on a rich agrarian support.
Out of the nine assembly segments which make up this parliamentary seat, the assembly segments of Nilokheri and Israna are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled caste community.
Karnal Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Sanjay Bhatia||Bharatiya Janata Party||909432||0||2162||911594||70.08||Winner|
|Kuldip Sharma||Indian National Congress||255163||0||289||255452||19.64||1st Runner-up|
|Pankaj||Bahujan Samaj Party||67091||0||92||67183||5.17||2nd Runner-up|
|Krishan Kumar Aggarwal||Aam Aadmi Party||22042||0||42||22084||1.7||3rd Runner-up|
|Dharmvir Padha||Indian National Lok Dal||15748||0||49||15797||1.21||4th Runner-up|
|Parmod Sharma||Independent||6287||0||4||6291||0.48||5th Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||5439||0||24||5463||0.42||6th Runner-up|
|Vicky Chinalya||Samajik Nyaya Party||3316||0||2||3318||0.26||7th Runner-up|
|Ankur||Aapki Apni Party (Peoples)||2785||0||4||2789||0.21||8th Runner-up|
|Naresh Kumar||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)||2337||0||3||2340||0.18||9th Runner-up|
|Kitab Singh||Peoples Party Of India (Democratic)||2117||0||1||2118||0.16||10th Runner-up|
|Dinesh Sharma||Shivsena||1723||0||8||1731||0.13||11th Runner-up|
|Anil Kumar||Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Party||1235||0||8||1243||0.1||12th Runner-up|
|Ishwar Sharma||Rashtriya Lokswaraj Party||808||0||0||808||0.06||14th Runner-up|
|Tilak Raj||Rashtriya Garib Dal||774||0||0||774||0.06||15th Runner-up|
|Ishwar Chand Salwan||Aadarsh Janata Sewa Party||545||0||6||551||0.04||16th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Karnal Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Karnal 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 Karnal constituency is Ashwini Kumar of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote
|2014||5||Karnal||GEN||Ashwini Kumar ||M ||BJP ||594817 ||Arvind Kumar Sharma ||M ||INC ||234670|
|2009||5||Karnal||GEN||Sharma,Dr. Arvind Kumar ||M||INC||304698||Maratha Virender Verma||M||BSP||228352|
|2004||3||Karnal||GEN||Arvind Kumar Sharma||M||INC||318948||I. D. Swami||M||BJP||154186|
|1999||3||Karnal||GEN||I.D. Swami||M||BJP||433733||Bhajan Lal||M||INC||285879|
|1998||3||Karnal||GEN||Bhajan Lal||M||INC||327750||I.D. Swami||M||BJP||275689|
|1996||3||Karnal||GEN||Ishwar Dayal Swami||M||BJP||338013||Chiranji Lal Sharma||M||INC||146148|
|1991||3||Karnal||GEN||Chiranji Lal Sharma||M||INC||200770||Chasham Pal Singh||M||JD||145598|
|1989||3||Karnal||GEN||Chiranjit Lal||M||INC||274465||Sushma Swaraj||F||BJP||265792|
|1984||3||Karnal||GEN||Chiranji Lal||M||INC||247063||Devi Singh||M||ICJ||148111|
|1980||3||Karnal||GEN||Chiranji Lal||M||INC(I)||151786||Sushma Swaraj||M||JNP||129458|
|1978||By Polls||Karnal||GEN||M. Singh||M||JNP||185843||C.Lal||M||INC(I)||167464|
|1977||3||Karnal||GEN||Bhagwat Dayal||M||BLD||340961||Jagdish Prasad||M||INC||64125|
|1971||2||Karnal||GEN||Madho Ram||M||INC||152249||Rameshwara Nand||M||BJS||116988|
|1967||2||Karnal||GEN||M. Ram||M||INC||168204||R. Nand ||M||BJS||168001|
|1951||2||Karnal-1||GEN||Subhadra Joshi||M||INC||203588||Madhav Acharya ||M||RRP||89475|
|1951||2||Karnal-2||GEN||Virendra Kumar||M||INC||151802||Jugal Kishore ||M||BJS||66877|
Facts about current sitting MP of Karnal Constituency
|Name of MP ||Shri Ashwini Kumar|
|Nature of Membership ||Elected|
|Term ||May 2014 to In office|
|Political Party ||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification ||Degree in Journalism,|
|Activities of Shri Ashwini Kumar in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Debates participated ||5|
|Private member bills passed ||0|
|Questions asked ||332|
Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.
List of Assembly Constituencies in Karnal Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Karnal parliamentary constituency.