Kurukshetra (Lok Sabha constituency)

Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 10 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Haryana state in India. This constituency covers the entire Kurukshetra and Kaithal districts and part of Yamunanagar district.

Indian Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana state, Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency is numbered 2

Kurukshetra Lok Sabha seat was initially Kaithal Lok Sabha seat and till 1977 its headquarters was also Kaithal. Kurukshetra Lok Sabha seat came into existence in 1977. Elections from 2nd to 5th Lok Sabha were held at Kaithal Lok Sabha seat

Assembly segmentsEdit

At present, Kurukshetra 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)
10 Radaur None Yamuna Nagar 131,242
11 Ladwa None Kurukshetra 126,704
12 Shahbad SC Kurukshetra 117,740
13 Thanesar None Kurukshetra 107,633
14 Pehowa None Kurukshetra 125,742
15 Guhla SC Kaithal 135,018
16 Kalayat None Kaithal 153,366
17 Kaithal None Kaithal 133,129
18 Pundri None Kaithal 137,831
Total: 1,168,405

Members of ParliamentEdit

Year Winner Party
1957 Mool Chand Jain Indian National Congress
1962 Dev Dutt Puri Indian National Congress
1967 Gulzarilal Nanda Indian National Congress
1971 Gulzarilal Nanda Indian National Congress
1977 Raghubir Singh Virk Janata Party
1980 Manohar Lal Saini Janata Party
1984 Sardar Harpal Singh Indian National Congress
1989 Gurdial Singh Saini Janata Dal
1991 Tara Singh Indian National Congress
1996 O. P. Jindal Haryana Vikas Party
1998 Kailasho Devi Indian National Lok Dal
1999 Kailasho Devi Indian National Lok Dal
2004 Naveen Jindal Indian National Congress
2009 Naveen Jindal Indian National Congress
2014 Raj Kumar Saini Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Nayab Singh Saini Bharatiya Janata Party

Election ResultsEdit

2019 Indian general elections: Kurukshetra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Nayab Singh Saini 6,86,588 55.98
INC Nirmal Singh 3,03,722 24.71
BSP Shashi 75,533 6.15
JJP Jai Bhagwan Sharma 68,437 5.57
INLD Arjun Chautala 60,574 4.93
Majority 3,84,591 31.27 +19.85
Turnout 12,31,165 74.29 -1.51
BJP hold Swing
2014 Indian general elections: Kurukshetra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Raj Kumar Saini 4,18,112 36.81 +36.81
INLD Balbir Saini 2,88,376 25.39 -6.42
INC Naveen Jindal 2,87,722 25.33 -20.04
BSP Chhattar Singh 68,926 6.07 -11.20
NOTA None of the above 2,482 0.22 N/A
Majority 1,29,736 11.42 -2.14
Turnout 11,35,892 75.80
BJP gain from INC Swing +36.81
2009 Indian general elections: Kurukshetra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Naveen Jindal 3,97,204 45.36
INLD Ashok Kumar Arora 2,78,475 31.80
BSP Gurdyal Singh Saini 1,51,231 17.27
HJC(BL) Jaswant Singh Cheema 16,839 1.92
Majority 1,18,729 13.56
Turnout 8,75,536 75.04
INC hold Swing

See alsoEdit

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.