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Anandpur Sahib: All you should know about your constituency

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times   April 29, 2014
First Published: 21:54 IST(29/4/2014) | Last Updated: 22:46 IST(29/4/2014)

At a glance

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Anandpur Sahib parliamentary seat came into existence in 2009 after delimitation. Predominantly a backward constituency, touching the foothills of Himalayas, Religiously important, as it has one of the five Takhts of Sikhs — Shri Keshgarh Sahib — and is the place where Khalsa Panth was established by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699.

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key factors in this election

Lack of water for irrigation; wild animals (blue bull and wild boar) stray into agriculture fields, damaging crops. Despite the ambitious project depicting history of Punjab and Sikh religion, Virasat-e-Khalsa, the announcement of the Tata cancer hospital, and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) (opened at Rupnagar four years ago), the lives of local residents have not changed for the better.


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The parliamentary constituency is spread over Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr, Ropar and SAS Nagar districts, falling in Malwa and Doaba belts of Punjab.

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