Punjab Election 2022: Barnala Assembly Seat]
Punjab Election: Barnala Assembly Constituency 2022
Barnala comes under the Sangrur district and it is one of the 117 Punjab Legislative Assembly Constituencies . People of Barnala voted for Punjab Assembly Election 2022 on February 20 and the results was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Barnala assembly seat had 1,71,960 registered voters. Of the, 91,331 were male and 80,629 were female voters. 0.5% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In 2017, 9 candidates were contesting for Barnala assembly constituency seat. Barnala was one of 20 seats won by the Aam Aadmi Party. It was a close contest with Aam Aadmi Party's Gurmeet Singh Meet Haher winning the election upstaging Indian National Congress's Kewal Singh Dhillon by a margin of just 2,432 votes.
93.0% of the total votes were casted to top three candidates. Aam Aadmi Party's Gurmeet Singh Meet Haher grabbed a total of 47,606 votes, while Indian National Congress's Kewal Singh Dhillon got 45,174 votes. Shiromani Akali Dal's candidate Surinder Pal Singh Sibia bagged 31,111 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties registered 35.7%, 33.9% and 23.3% respectively.
In Punjab Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Kewal Singh Dhillon outperformed Shiromani Akali Dal's Malkit Singh Keetu by 5,522 votes.