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Punjab poll facts at a glance

As Punjab votes on Saturday, here are key figures for the assembly polls. The state is witnessing a three-cornered contest among the SAD-BJP alliance, the Congress, and Aam Aadmi Party.

assembly elections Updated: Feb 04, 2017 01:17 IST
HT Correspondent
Poll officials with the electronic voting machines (EVM) at a distribution centre in Amritsar on Friday.
Poll officials with the electronic voting machines (EVM) at a distribution centre in Amritsar on Friday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

As Punjab votes on Saturday, here are key figures for the assembly polls:

Number of assembly constituencies: 117

Electors

Male: 1,05,03,108

Female: 93,75,546

Third Gender: 415

Total: 1,98,79,069 (nearly 1.99 crore)

Candidates

Male: 1,063

Female: 81

Third Gender: 1

Total: 1,145

Constituency with maximum number of candidates: Sanaur (18)

Constituency with minimum number of candidates: Khemkaran and Fatehgarh Sahib (5 each)

Constituency with more than one woman candidate: Ghanaur (4 women in fray)

Largest constituency area-wise:Gill (SC-Reserved))

Constituency with most voters: Dera Bassi

Constituency with fewest voters: Bholath

(Based on data released by Press Information Bureau, Government of India)

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