Punjab: State Profile : Demography
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Punjab State Profile
Punjab’s population, as per the 2001 census, stands at 24,289,296. Sikhism is the most practiced faith in the state, and nearly 60% of the population belongs to the Sikh faith. Nearly 37% of the population practices Hinduism, while other faiths practiced in the state are Islam, Buddhism, Christianity and Jainism. The Punjabi language, written in the Gurmukhi script, is the official and most commonly used language in the state.
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Amarinder Singh Parkash Singh Badal
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Date of issue of Notification 05.01.2012 (Thursday)
Last Date for Nominations 12.01.2012 (Thursday)
Date for Scrutiny 13.01.2012 (Friday)
Date of Poll 30.01.2012 (Monday)
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