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Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Elections

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Constituency, is one of 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in the Northern state of Punjab and will cast its vote on the last phase of general election 2019 being held on May 19.

Voting for Lok Sabha election in Punjab are being held in single phase on May 19 and counting will be held on May 23.

Gurdaspur covers nine assembly segments – Bhoa, Sujanpur, Pathankot, Dinanagar, Gurdaspur, Dera Baba Nanak, Batala, Qadian.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bollywood superstar Vinod Khanna of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won by getting a margin of over 1.36 lakh votes. He had defeated Partap Singh Bajwa of the Indian National Congress (INC). Khanna had secured 482255 votes while Bajwa got 346190 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 69.50 percent across 1756 polling stations.

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Sucha Singh Chhotepur of the Aam Aadmi Party and Varinder Singh of the Communist Party of India.

However, after the death of Vinod Khanna in 2017, By-election was necessitated. Sunil Kumar Jakhar of the INC won the by-polls, defeating BJP candidate Swaran Salaria.

This year BJP is fielding Bollywood superstar Sunny Deol from the Gurdaspur seat. This is also Deol's debut in electoral politics.

In the year 2009, Partap Singh Bajwa of the INC managed to secure his winning position by getting over 8 thousand votes against Vinod Khanna of the BJP. While Bajwa got 447994 seats, Khanna secured 439652 seats.

Other members in the fray were Swaran Singh Thakur of the Bahujan Samaj Party and Lal Chand who was an independent candidate.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Sunny Deol BJP

Won

558719
Sunil Jakhar INC

Lost

476260
Peter Masih AAAP

Lost

27744
Lal Chand Kataru Chak RMPOI

Lost

15274
Nota NOTA

Lost

9560
Kasim Deen IND

Lost

3136
Parampreet Singh IND

Lost

2964
Ashwani Kumar Happy CPI(ML)(L)

Lost

2469
Sukirt Sharda IND

Lost

1801
Pritam Singh Bhatti JRSP

Lost

1241
Karam Singh IND

Lost

1065
Amandeep Singh Ghotra IND

Lost

888
Jasbir Singh BSP(A)

Lost

801
Harpreet Singh IND

Lost

800
Yash Paul BMP

Lost

666
Mangal Singh DPI

Lost

499

Gurdaspur News

Pakistani spy sending secret information on Kartarpur corridor arrested in Gurdaspur

Pakistani spy sending secret information on Kartarpur corridor arrested in Gurdaspur

A Pakistani spy was apprehended by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel from Gurdaspur district in Punjab, which is just 21 km from the international border between India and Pakistan. The spy was

Sep 19, 2019, 14:13 PM IST
'Deeply anguished', says PM Narendra Modi on Gurdaspur firecracker factory blast

'Deeply anguished', says PM Narendra Modi on Gurdaspur firecracker factory blast

The official Twitter handle of Prime Minister's Office condoled the loss of lives in Gurdaspur firecracker factory explosion, while calling the incident, 'heart-wrenching'.

Sep 05, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Death toll in Gurdaspur factory blast jumps to 23, CM Amarinder Singh to visit site on Thursday

At least 23 people died while several others are still feared to be trapped inside a building after a massive explosion took place at a cracker factory in Punjab's Gurdaspur on Wednesday.

Sep 05, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 4 September, 2019

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Sep 04, 2019, 22:48 PM IST

Aaj Ka Samachar: Watch top news of the day in detail

Watch top news of the day in detail. To know more watch the video

Sep 04, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

19 Ki 19 Kahaniyaan: Explosion at Firecracker Factory in Gurdaspur kills 18 people

At least 18 people have been killed in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Sep 04, 2019, 20:26 PM IST

Breaking News: Explosion at Firecracker Factory in Gurdaspur, Punjab kills 18 people

At least 18 people have been killed in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Sep 04, 2019, 20:20 PM IST

Explosion at Firecracker Factory in Gurdaspur, Punjab; 10 Killed

At least 10 people have been killed in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Sep 04, 2019, 18:08 PM IST
Death toll in Gurdaspur factory blast jumps to 23, CM Amarinder Singh to visit site on Thursday

Death toll in Gurdaspur factory blast jumps to 23, CM Amarinder Singh to visit site on Thursday

Several fire engines are currently at the spot carrying out the recue work to bring the situation under the control. 

Sep 04, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

5W1H: MP Sunny Deol appoints 'representative' to Gurdaspur constituency

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol has appointed another person as his ‘representative’ to take care of his constituency Gurdaspur. The move is likely to provide the Punjab Congress much-needed

Jul 02, 2019, 16:56 PM IST
'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party MP Sunny Deol is facing ire after he appointed his representative to address issues on his behalf in his constituency Gurdaspur. 

Jul 02, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
Full list of candidates going to polls in Punjab in seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

Full list of candidates going to polls in Punjab in seventh phase of Lok Sabha election 2019

All thirteen Lok Sabha seats in Punjab will go to polls in the seventh phase of general election on Sunday. The seats where voting will be held are Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar (SC

May 18, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
Sunny Deol escapes unhurt in Gurdaspur mishap

Sunny Deol escapes unhurt in Gurdaspur mishap

Sunny Deol's vehicle was involved in a collision with three cars.

May 13, 2019, 13:58 PM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Constituency of Punjab: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Constituency of Punjab: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Constituency of Punjab.

May 06, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

Sunny Deol visits Church in Gurdaspur Parliamentary Constituency

Actor-turned-politician and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Gurdaspur, Sunny Deol visits a church in the constituency. Watch this video to know more.

May 05, 2019, 13:42 PM IST
BJP's Sunny Deol dazzles voters in Gurdaspur with marathon roadshow

BJP's Sunny Deol dazzles voters in Gurdaspur with marathon roadshow

Sunny Deol said creating employment opportunities for the youth will be his main priority.

May 03, 2019, 08:40 AM IST
Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Constituency

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Constituency

Gurdaspur covers nine assembly segments – Bhoa, Sujanpur, Pathankot, Dinanagar, Gurdaspur, Dera Baba Nanak, Batala, Qadian.

May 01, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
Sunny Deol, BJP's candidate from Gurudaspur, declares assets worth Rs 87.18 crore

Sunny Deol, BJP's candidate from Gurudaspur, declares assets worth Rs 87.18 crore

Sunny Deol has declared assets worth Rs 87.18 crore in his affidavit submitted to the EC.

Apr 29, 2019, 21:40 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol files Lok Sabha poll nomination from Gurdaspur as BJP candidate

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol files Lok Sabha poll nomination from Gurdaspur as BJP candidate

Sunny Deol is pitted against sitting MP and Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar, Aam Aadmi Party's Peter Masih and Punjab Democratic Alliance's (PDA) Lal Chand in the electoral fight from Gurdaspur seat.

Apr 29, 2019, 11:47 AM IST
BJP candidate Sunny Deol to file his nomination from Gurdaspur today

BJP candidate Sunny Deol to file his nomination from Gurdaspur today

Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency was earlier represented by actor Vinod Khanna, who won from here four times on BJP ticket.

Apr 29, 2019, 07:13 AM IST