Punjab Election 2022: Bathinda Rural Assembly Seat]
Punjab Election: Bathinda Rural Assembly Constituency 2022
Bathinda Rural is the assembly constituency which comes under the Bathinda district. It is one of the 117 Punjab Legislative Assembly Constituencies . Punjab Assembly Election 2022 for Bathinda Rural was held on February 20 and the result was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Bathinda Rural assembly seat had 1,55,113 registered voters. Of the, 84,718 were male and 70,395 were female voters. 0.8% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In the 2017 Punjab Legislative Assembly Election, there were 9 candidates in the fray from Bathinda Rural constituency. Bathinda Rural was one of 20 seats won by the Aam Aadmi Party. Aam Aadmi Party's Rupinder Kaur Ruby won the election upstaging Shiromani Akali Dal's Er. Amit Rattan Kotfatta by a margin of 10,778 votes.
The top three candidates split 96.4% of votes between them. Aam Aadmi Party's Rupinder Kaur Ruby got a total of 51,572 votes, while Shiromani Akali Dal's Er. Amit Rattan Kotfatta secured 40,794 votes. Indian National Congress's candidate Harvinder Singh Laddi grabbed the third spot with 28,939 votes. The top three parties got 41.0%, 32.4% and 23.0% respectively.
In Punjab Assembly election 2012, Shiromani Akali Dal's Darshan Singh Kotfatta outperformed Indian National Congress's Makhan Singh by 5,308 votes.