Pundri is one of the 90 constituencies to go for polls for Haryana Legislative Assembly on October 21. It is situated in the Kaithal district and is a part of the Kurukshetra parliamentary constituency. Dinesh Kaushik is the current MLA of Pundri.
In the 2014 Haryana Vidhan Sabha (Haryana Legislative Assembly) Elections, Independent candidate Dinesh Kaushik defeated BJP candidate Randhir Singh Gollen by nearly 5 thousand votes.
Out of the 90 Assembly constituencies in Haryana, 17 are reserved for Scheduled Castes as per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008.
Demography of Pundri Assembly
As of the 2011 India census, Total population of Pundri is 33,484. The sex ratio is 888 and 12.02% of the population is under six years of age. The effective literacy rate is 67.8%; male literacy is % and74.04 female literacy is 60.75%. Punjabi & Hindi are major languages
Pundri Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 18
Total electors: 1,80,412
Female electors: 83,293
Male electors: 97,118
Third gender electors: 1
Sitting MP, party: Dinesh Kaushik, Independent
The winning margin in 2014: 4832
Runner up name, party: Randhir Singh Gollen, BJP
Key candidates in Pundri for 2019 Vidhan Sabha elections
Sitting and Previous MLAs of Pundri Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency and margin of victories
|2014||Dinesh Kaushik||IND||38312||Randhir Singh Gollen||BJP||33480||4832|
|2005||Dinesh Kaushik||IND||33024||Narender Sharma||INLD||24998||8026|
|2000||Tejvir||IND||21559||Narinder S/O Thaukar Dass||IND||19790||1769|
|1996||Narendra Sharma||IND||21542||Ishwar Singh||INC||20311||1231|
|1987||Makhan Singh||LKD||33647||Ishwar Singh S/O Singhram||INC||21250||12397|
|1982||Shwar Singh||INC||22392||Bhag Singh||JNP||21837||555|
|1972||Ishwar Singh||INC||24074||Marcharan Singh||NCO||16158||7916|
|1968||Ishwar Singh||IND||14211||Tara Singh||INC||13773||438|
|1967||R. P. Singh||INC||20143||I. Singh||IND||13670||6473|
|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. The term of the current Haryana Assembly will end on 2 November.