Panchkula will go for polls on October 21 along with 89 other Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies in Haryana. It is a part of Panchkula district and falls under It is under Ambala Lok Sabha constituency. Gian Chand Gupta of the Bharatiya Janata Party is the current Member of Legislative Assembly(MLA) of Panchkula.
In the 2014 Haryana Vidhan Sabha (Haryana Legislative Assembly) Elections, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Gian Chand Gupta defeated INLD hope Kal Bhushan Goyal, by a whopping margin of more than 44 thousand votes. Gupta polled 69916 votes to Goyal’s 25314.
Demographics of Panchkula:
According to Census 2011, Panchkula had a population of 561,293 out of which male and female were 299,679 and 261,614 respectively. The initial data released by Census 2011, shows that density of Panchkula district for 2011 is 625 people per sq. km.
Panchkula Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 01
Total electors: 1,71,371
Female electors: 80,331
Male electors: 91,028
Third gender electors: 12
Sitting MLA, party: Gian Chand Gupta, BJP
The winning margin in 2014: 44,602
Runner up name, party: Kal Bhushan Goyal, INLD
Key candidates in Panchkula for 2019 Vidhan Sabha elections
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD)
|Sh Chander Mohan||Gyan Chand Gupta||
Sh. Karun Deep Chaudhary
Sitting and Previous MLAs of Panchkula Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency and margin of victories
|2014||Gian Chand Gupta||BJP||69916||Kul Bhushan Goyal||INLD||25314||44602|
|2009||Devender Kumar Bansal||INC||29192||Yograj Singh||INLD||16932||12260|
|Notification to be issued on||September 27|
|Last date for filing nomination||October 4|
|Scrutiny of nomination||October 5|
|Last date for withdrawal of nomination||October 7|
|Date of polling||October 21|
|Date of Result||October 24|
In the 2014 Haryana Assembly elections, held on 15 October 2014, the saffron party won the majority in the Assembly and Manohar Lal Khattar was chosen to head the new government.