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Moga Constituency: Sonu Sood’s Sister Malvika In Poll Fray. Will Congress Be Able Retain This Seat? Key Facts Here

In 2017, this constituency was won by the Indian National Congress. Harjot Kamal Singh of Indian National Congress won the seat by defeating Ramesh Grover from Aam Aadmi Party with a margin of 1764 votes.

Updated: January 30, 2022 5:39 PM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Victor Dasgupta

Moga Constituency: Sonu Sood's Sister Malvika In Poll Fray. Will Congress Be Able Retain This Seat? Key Facts Here
Moga Constituency will go polls on February 20

Moga Assembly Constituency, Punjab: Sonu Sood’s sister Malvika is all set to make her foray into the electoral politics as she will be contesting the upcoming Punjab Assembly Polls on a Congress ticket from Moga. Denied opportunity by the grand old party, Harjot Kamal, Congress MLA from Moga, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) moments after Congress released its first list of 86 candidates for the February 20 polls. He was seen in Chandigarh joining the BJP in the presence of its senior leadership, including Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.

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In 2017, this constituency was won by the Indian National Congress. Harjot Kamal Singh of Indian National Congress won the seat by defeating Ramesh Grover from Aam Aadmi Party with a margin of 1764 votes. Moga Assembly constituency falls under Faridkot Lok sabha constituency. In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Indian National Congress candidate Mohammad Sadique won from Faridkot Lok Sabha (MP) Seat with the margin of 83256 votes by defeating Gulzar Singh Ranike from Shiromani Akali Dal.

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Here’s the complete schedule for Punjab Assembly Polls:

  • Issue of notification: January 21
  • Last date of notification: January 28
  • Scrutiny of nomination: January 29
  • Last date of withdrawal of candidature: January 31
  • Date of poll:  February 20
  • Counting of votes: March 10

2017 Punjab Assembly Election: 

In the 2017 Punjab Assembly polls, Congress won an absolute majority in the state by winning 77 seats and ousted the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party government after 10 years. In a major highlight of the polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) emerged as the second-largest as it won 20 seats in 117-member Punjab Legislative Assembly.

Candidates For 2022 Assembly Election- Moga

  • Malvika Sood (Congress)
  • Barjinder Singh Brar (SAD)
  • Dr. Amandeep Kaur Arora (AAP)

    MOGA ASSEMBLY ELECTION RESULTS (2017)

    Candidate’s NamePartyLevelVotesVote Rate %Margin
    Harjot Kamal SinghINCWinner52,35735.99%1,764
    Ramesh GroverAAPRunner Up50,59334.78%
    Barjinder Singh Makhan BrarSAD3rd36,58725.15%
    Manjeet Singh MaanIND4th1,8011.24%
    Kulwant SinghBSP5th8580.59%
    None Of The AboveNOTA6th7850.54%
    Sandhura Singh DaulatpuraTMC7th5690.39%
    Amar KumarSHS8th4880.34%
    Rekha KapoorIND9th3890.27%
    Bhupinder KaurIND10th3480.24%
    ParamjitIND11th3100.21%
    Shriram DanwalHSS12th2020.14%
    Jagtar SinghIND13th1760.12%

    MOGA PAST ELECTION RESULTS

    Year
    Candidate’s NamePartyLevelVotesVote Rate %Margin
    2017
    Harjot Kamal SinghINCWinner52,35735.99%1,764
    Ramesh GroverAAPRunner Up50,59334.78%
    2012
    Joginder Pal JainINCWinner62,20046%4,625
    Paramdeep Singh GillSADRunner Up57,57543%
    2007
    Joginder Pal JainINCWinner55,30048%1,292
    Tota SinghSADRunner Up54,00847%
    2002
    Tota SinghSADWinner42,57948%305
    Sathi Vijay KumarINCRunner Up42,27447%
    1997
    Tota SinghSADWinner41,61647%21,399
    Sathi Vijay KumarJDRunner Up20,21723%
    1992
    MaltiINCWinner7,86530%7
    Sathi Roop LalJDRunner Up7,85830%
    1985
    Gurcharan SinghINCWinner23,65136%3,803
    Sathi Roop LalJNPRunner Up19,84830%
    1980
    Nachattar SinghINC(I)Winner22,46043%5,774
    Sathi Roop LalJNP(SC)Runner Up16,68632%
    1977
    Rup LalJNPWinner28,65255%5,996
    Iqbal SinghINCRunner Up22,65644%

2019 Lok Sabha Elections:

In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Indian National Congress candidate Mohammad Sadique won from Faridkot Lok Sabha (MP) Seat with the margin of 83256 votes by defeating Gulzar Singh Ranike from Shiromani Akali Dal.

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