Amritsar Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Gurjeet Singh Aujla from INC is leading with 51.2% votes at 2:34 PM
In 2014, senior Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh defeated BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley in Amritsar.
Amritsar Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 2
Total electors: 14,77,262
Female electors: 6,98,098
Male electors: 7,79,164
Delimited: Yes. Qadian and Batala Assembly segments were moved from the constituency in 2008. Attari and Raja Sansi Assembly segments were added from erstwhile Tarn Taran Lok Sabha constituency which ceased to exist in 2008.
Assembly constituencies: Ajnala, Raja Sansi, Majitha, Amritsar North, Amritsar West (SC), Amritsar Central, Amritsar East, Amristar South, Attari (SC)
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 1999, Congress leader Raghunandan Lal Bhatia won the seat, lost it to BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu who won the 2006 bypoll as well and retained the seat till 2014. In 2014, senior Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh defeated BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley.
Demographics: It is spread across parts of Amritsar district. The Amritsar district ranks 8th in terms of area and 2ndin terms of population in the state. It has a population of 24,90,656 people as per Census 2011. The district is relatively more urbanised than the rest of the state.
Amarinder Singh on Monday had urged farmers to spare Punjab from their protests against the farm laws and advised them to shift their sit-in venues to Delhi borders or in Haryana
He further said the Congress is free to 'appoint whoever they trust', adding that he would 'exercise his options when the time comes'
Though the party had earlier announced names of 24 candidates, it released a complete list of 64 candidates on Monday for the 2022 state assembly polls.