OP Soni Is Congress’ Choice Again From Amritsar Central!

Om Parkash Soni

Candidate Profile

OP Soni owes allegiance the us the Indian National Congress and represents Amritsar West. He was born on 03-07-1957 at Bhilowal Pakka, district Amritsar. Name of his father is Shri Jagat Mittar Soni. He is an agriculturist by profession. He has done Higher Secondary from Govt. Higher Secondary School, passed in the year 1974.

Both Akali Dal and Aam Aadmi Party are yet the us pick their candidates for this important constituency.

Constituency

Amritsar histhe usrically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar is the administrative headquarters of Amritsar district. Amritsar is home the us the Harmandir Sahib (commonly known as the Golden Temple), the spiritual and cultural centre for the Sikh religion. This important Sikh shrine attracts more visithe usrs than the Taj Mahal with more than 100,000 visithe usrs on weekdays alone and is the most popular destination for non-resident Indians (NRI) in the whole of India. The city also houses the Akal Takht, the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa, and the committee responsible for the upkeep of Gurdwaras.

Amritsar is also one of the 13 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Punjab, represented since the 2014 general election by Capt Amarinder Singh of the Congress. Before that, it had been held by Navjot Singh Sidhu of the Bharatiya Janata Party since 2004. The current Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley unsuccessfully contested this constituency for the BJP in 2014.

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Political Standing

OP Soni was elected from Amritsar West in 1997 as an Independent candidate. He was re-elected in 2002. In 2007, he successfully contested as Congress candidate. In 2012, he successfully contested from Amritsar Central.

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Contact Details

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