Sangrur sees 11.36% voter turnout in first two hours polling in Punjab

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann also reached the polling booths with his family to cast his vote as early as 7 AM

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The seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections saw polling across 54 constituencies in 8 states/UTs in India on June 1. It included all 13 parliamentary constituencies in Punjab. In Punjab’s Sangrur constituency, a voter turnout of 11.36% was recorded in the first two hours of polling, i.e from 7 AM to 9 AM. The 2019 polls saw a 72.44% voter turnout, one of the highest among all the constituencies.

In 2019, 73.80% of the male electors cast their vote, 70.90% of the females cast their vote and 36.00% of the transgenders cast their vote.

The 2024 Lok Sabha elections in the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s constituency, Sangur, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Arvind Khann, Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, Shiromani Akali Dal’s (SAD) Iqbal Singh Hoonda, Congress’ Sukhpal Khaira, and the sitting MP SAD-Amritsar’s, Simranjit Singh Mann battling it out for the Lok Sabha seat. 

In the 2024 parliamentary elections, Punjab’s Sangrur saw polling in 1,765 polling stations across the constituency. Of the 15,50,017 electors, 8,20,879 were male, 7,29,092 were female, and 46 were transgender.