Punjab Election Result 2022

Punjab Election Result 2022: Shiromani Akali Dal defeated Aam Aadmi Party

Punjab Election Result 2022: Shiromani Akali Dal defeated Aam Aadmi Party

Punjab Election Result 2022: Shiromani Akali Dal-Amritsar (SAD-A) candidate Simranjit Singh Mann defeated Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Gurmel Singh by nearly 5,822 votes in Sangrur bypoll seat in Punjab. Counting of votes took place at 8 am on Sunday amid tight security and the final result was declared at around 2 pm. Sangrur is one of the three Lok Sabha seats and seven assembly constituencies where by-polls were held this year.

Punjab Election Result 2022

The seat fell vacant after Bhagwant Mann resigned as Member of Parliament earlier this year to become the chief minister. It will be a litmus test for the ruling AAP which came to power this year with a landslide victory.

The election is a battle of prestige for the AAP

Punjab Election Result 2022: Opposition parties are considering the implications of a reduction in voting percentage from 72.4% in 2019 to 45.3% on June 23. The election is also a battle of prestige for the AAP in Punjab, which is wary of the fact that a defeat could weaken the three-month-old Mann-led state government, while a defeat for the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

Punjab Election Result 2022

The situation further damages the position of party president Sukhbir Singh Badal, who has been facing criticism for his relentless electoral defeat.

AAP has fielded party’s Sangrur district in-charge Gurmail Singh

Punjab Election Result 2022: AAP has fielded the party’s Sangrur district in-charge Gurmel Singh against former Dhuri MLA Dalveer Singh Goldy of the main opposition Congress. The BJP has fielded former Barnala MLA Kewal Dhillon, who had joined the party on June 4.

Punjab Election Result 2022

Meanwhile, the Akali Dal has fielded Kamaldeep Kaur, sister of Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted in the former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh murder case.

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