इंडियन आवाज़     21 Jul 2018 09:08:00      انڈین آواز

Fact Sheet on Punjab Assembly Elections 2017

In Punjab, as per information provided by the Chief Electoral Officer, there are two Recognized State parties viz., Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

 Smallest &Largest Constituency by Area &Electorate:

punjab- indiaAmong the Assembly Constituencies (AC), by area, the smallest is 61-Ludhiana Central and the largest one is 55-Dakha.By size of the Electorate, the smallest is 26-BholathAC with 1,28,761 electors and the largest being 66-GillAC with 2,37,399 electors.Further, the size-wise composition of the 117 electorates is shown below:

Size of Electorate


Number of Assembly Constituencies


<100000 NIL
100000 150000 17
150000 200000 91
> 20000 9
Total 117

Theelectors who have received the Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) are further categorized by sex which, as the charts show, are fairly evenly constituted by Males and Females. Further, there are 380electors reported from the ‘Third Gender’ in the electorate and there are a total of281 NRI voters and 1,50,564 voters from the services.

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