Sardar Charanjit Singh Atwal is the MLA from Payal. He is associated with Shiromani Akali Dal. He was born on 15-03-1937 at Pakistan. Name of his father is Sardar Sohan Singh. He graduated from GGN Khalsa College, Ludhiana. He obtained the LLB degree from Panjab University.
Payal falls in Ludhiana district. As of 2011 Census, Payal had a population of 8150. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Payal has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 63%. In Payal, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Map of Payal
MLA Sardar Charanjit Singh Atwal was elected as Shiromani Akali Dal MLA from this Vidhan Sabha seat in the elections held in 2012. He won by a margin of 634 votes. Lakhbir Singh Lakha of Congress was the trailing candidate.