Ambala (Lok Sabha constituency)

The Ambala Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: अंबाला लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 10 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the Haryana state in northern India. This constituency covers the entire Panchkula and Ambala districts and part of Yamunanagar district. It is reserved for the Scheduled caste candidates.

Indian Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana state, Ambala Lok Sabha "reserved" constituency is numbered 1

Assembly segmentsEdit

Ambala Lok Sabha constituency comprises nine Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies. These are:[1]

Constituency
number
Name Reserved for
(SC/ST/None)
District Number of
electorates (2009)
1 Kalka None Panchkula 114,353
2 Panchkula None Panchkula 130,932
3 Naraingarh None Ambala 133,850
4 Ambala Cantonment None Ambala 134,401
5 Ambala City None Ambala 172,404
6 Mulana SC Ambala 157,696
7 Sadhaura SC Yamuna Nagar 149,418
8 Jagadhri None Yamuna Nagar 137,791
9 Yamunanagar None Yamuna Nagar 128,829
Total: 1,259,674

Members of ParliamentEdit

Year Winner Party
1952 Tek Chand Indian National Congress
1957 Subhadra Joshi Indian National Congress
Chuni Lal Indian National Congress
1962 Chuni Lal Indian National Congress
1967 Suraj Bhan Bharatiya Jan Sangh
1971 Ram Prakash Chaudhary Indian National Congress
1977 Suraj Bhan Janata Party
1980 Suraj Bhan Bharatiya Janata Party
1984 Ram Prakash Chaudhary Indian National Congress
1989 Ram Prakash Chaudhary Indian National Congress
1991 Ram Prakash Chaudhary Indian National Congress
1996 Suraj Bhan Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Aman Kumar Nagra Bahujan Samaj Party
1999 Rattan Lal Kataria Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Kumari Selja Indian National Congress
2009 Kumari Selja Indian National Congress
2014 Rattan Lal Kataria Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Rattan Lal Kataria Bharatiya Janata Party

Election resultsEdit

2019 Indian general elections: Ambala
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Rattan Lal Kataria 7,46,508 56.72
INC Kumari Selja 4,04,163 30.71
BSP Dr. Kapoor Singh 96,296 7.32
INLD Ram Pal 19,575 1.49
Majority 3,42,345 26.01 +1.86
Turnout 13,17,922 71.10 -0.93
BJP hold Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Ambala
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Rattan Lal Kataria 6,12,121 50.17 +14.67
INC Raj Kumar Balmiki 2,72,047 22.30 -14.89
INLD Dr. Kusum Sherwal 1,29,571 10.62 N/A
BSP Dr. Kapoor Singh 1,02,627 8.41 -13.35
AAP Surinder Pal Singh 63,626 5.21 N/A
NOTA None of the Above 7,816 0.64 N/A
Majority 3,40,074 27.87 +26.18
Turnout 12,18,995 72.03 +3.52
BJP gain from INC Swing +12.98

[2]

2009 Indian general elections: Ambala
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Selja Kumari 3,22,258 37.17
BJP Rattan Lal Kataria 3,07,688 35.49
BSP Chander Pal 1,88,608 21.76
HJC(BL) Dalvir Singh 30,689 3.54
Majority 14,570 1.68
Turnout 8,66,630 68.51 -2.18
INC hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parliamentary/Assembly Constituency wise Electors in Final Roll 2009" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 April 2009.
  2. ^ Hindustan Times. Selja is a big Dalit leader, says Ambala Congress candidate

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 30°22′37″N 76°46′30″E / 30.377°N 76.775°E / 30.377; 76.775