Covering the Sonipat district in Haryana is the parliamentary constituency of the same name,Sonipat or Sonepat, as it is called. This constituency is not only one of the 10 parliamentary constituencies in the state of Haryana, but has within its jurisdiction the city of Sonipat which is the administrative centre of the district, besides being its municipal corporation.1,099,978 is the total electorate count in the Sonipat Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 6). Out of these 608,216 number of electorates are males and the remaining 491,762 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest.
14,50,001 people adorn the district, as per the 2011 Census records, thereby making this district one of the few populous regions in the state.
Although Sonipat is essentially an agricultural region, the economy of the Sonipat parliamentary constituency thrives on a strong industrial base, as it is famous across the world for its bicycle industry, industry of transformers and switchgears, and it also houses the LT Foods Limited which is globally known for its Daawat Basmati Rice. The Atlas Cycle industry started in 1951, in Sonipat, is known across the world for being one of the largest producers of cycles in the world.
Quick facts for Sonipat
|Assembly Constituencies ||9|
|Ruling Party|| BJP
|No. of Electorals||608216||491762||1099978|
Sonipat 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
|Ramesh Chander Kaushik||Bharatiya Janata Party||583988||0||3676||587664||52.03||Winner|
|Bhupinder Singh Hooda||Indian National Congress||421229||0||1571||422800||37.43||1st Runner-up|
|Digvijay Singh Chautala||Jannayak Janta Party||50904||0||258||51162||4.53||2nd Runner-up|
|Raj Bala Saini||Loktanter Suraksha Party||34958||0||88||35046||3.1||3rd Runner-up|
|Surender Kumar Chhikara||Indian National Lok Dal||9129||0||20||9149||0.81||4th Runner-up|
|Satish Raj Deswal||Independent||4899||0||27||4926||0.44||5th Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||2416||0||48||2464||0.22||6th Runner-up|
|Anil Kumar||Independent||1975||0||0||1975||0.17||7th Runner-up|
|Ramdiya||Samajik Nyaya Party||1709||0||0||1709||0.15||8th Runner-up|
|Master Ramesh Khatri Lambardar||Independent||1701||0||0||1701||0.15||9th Runner-up|
|Sudhir Kumar||Bharat Prabhat Party||1581||0||8||1589||0.14||10th Runner-up|
|Karan Singh||Independent||1161||0||1||1162||0.1||12th Runner-up|
|Comrade Balbeer Singh||Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)||866||0||5||871||0.08||13th Runner-up|
|Kusum Parashar||Mahila & Yuva Shakti Party||595||0||10||605||0.05||14th Runner-up|
|Sukhmandar Singh Kharb||Rashtriya Jatigat Aarakshan Virodhi Party||532||0||3||535||0.05||15th Runner-up|
|Mahaveer||Rashtriya Mazdoor Ekta Party||507||0||2||509||0.05||16th Runner-up|
|Rajesh Sharma||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)||429||0||1||430||0.04||18th Runner-up|
|Mohan||All India Forward Bloc||391||0||1||392||0.03||19th Runner-up|
|Satinder Rathi||Independent||384||0||1||385||0.03||20th Runner-up|
|Dr. Jagbir Singh||Independent||377||0||6||383||0.03||21th Runner-up|
|Sant Dharamveer Chotiwala||Bahujan Maha Party||335||0||22||357||0.03||22th Runner-up|
|Manish||Aapki Apni Party (Peoples)||307||0||2||309||0.03||23th Runner-up|
|Ravinder Kumar||Independent||290||0||0||290||0.03||24th Runner-up|
|Shiyanand Tyagi||Independent||257||0||2||259||0.02||25th Runner-up|
|Bijender Kumar||Independent||256||0||0||256||0.02||26th Runner-up|
|Jai Prakash||Independent||196||0||0||196||0.02||28th Runner-up|
|Pardeep Chahal||Independent||128||0||0||128||0.01||29th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Sonipat Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Sonipat 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 Sonipat constituency is Shri Ramesh Chander of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote
|2014||6||Sonipat||GEN||Ramesh Chander ||M ||BJP ||347203 ||Jagbir Singh Malik ||M ||INC ||269789|
|2009||6||Sonipat||GEN||Malik,Shri Jitender Singh ||M||INC||338795||Kishan Singh Sangwan Sangwan||M||BJP||177511|
|2004||4||Sonipat||GEN||Kishan Singh Sangwan Sangwan||M||BJP||233477||Dharam Pal Singh Malik||M||INC||225908|
|1999||4||Sonipat||GEN||Kishan Singh Sangwan Sangwan||M||BJP||457056||Chiranji Lal||M||INC||190918|
|1998||4||Sonipat||GEN||Kishan Singh Sangwan||M||HLD(R)||290299||Abhey Ram Dahiya||M||HVP||152975|
|1996||4||Sonipat||GEN||Arvind Kumar||M||IND||231552||Rijaq Ram||M||SAP||182012|
|1991||4||Sonipat||GEN||Dharam Pal Singh Malik||M||INC||247572||Kapil Dev||M||JP||202770|
|1989||4||Sonipat||GEN||Kapil Dev||M||JD||308291||Dharam Pal Singh Malik||M||INC||237287|
|1984||4||Sonipat||GEN||Dharam Pal Singh Malik||M||INC||243491||Devi Lal||M||LKD||240550|
|1980||4||Sonipat||GEN||Devi Lal||M||JNP(S)||255363||Randhir Singh||M||INC(I)||97572|
Facts about current sitting MP of Sonipat Constituency
|Name of MP ||Shri Ramesh Chander Kaushik|
|Nature of Membership ||Elected|
|Term ||May, 2014 to In office|
|Political Party ||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Educational Qualification ||B.A., LL.B.|
|Activities of Shri Ramesh Chander Kaushik in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Debates participated ||16|
|Private member bills passed ||1|
|Questions asked ||161|
Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.
List of Assembly Constituencies in Sonipat Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Sonipat parliamentary constituency.