The Punjab Vidhan sabha assembly comprises of 117 seats. The Punjab legislative assembly elections were last held on 30th January 2012, to elect the 117 members of the Punjab Legislative Assembly. The Punjab Legislative Assembly are going to be held in 2017 (most probably in the month of January of February). After the gigantic victory of Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi 2015 Vidhan Sabha decisions winning 67 out of 70 wards, Aam Aadmi Party has chosen to challenge the Punjab Vidhan Sabha decisions in 2017 moreover. With regards to the BJP, the BJP will likewise contest the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Elections 2017 as BJP has effectively contested in 2012.
The principal party in Punjab ‘Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)’ which won the highest number of seats in the recent 2012 Punjab Vidhan Sabha Elections will also contest the elections in 2017. On the other side, Congress is the is the second major party which won the highest number of seats after SAD, will also contest the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Elections 2017. Here, we are up with the list of the candidates who are going to contest the Punjab Vidhan Sabha State Elections. See the gallery by clicking next button.