Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: Batala is located in the Gurdaspur District and is one of the 117 seats of Punjab Vidhan Sabha. Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal from Shiromani Akali Dal is the sitting MLA in the constituency as he managed to win in the 2017 assembly elections with a margin of 485 votes. He had defeated Congress' Ashwani Sekhri.
According to the voter list for the 2017 assembly elections, the constituency has 175225 voters. The election commission has established 190 polling stations for these polls. A total of 122680 votes were cast in the Batala constituency and the percentage of voting held 70.01%, which was recorded lower than the state average.
Gurpreet Singh Waraich 'Ghuggi contested for the constituency in the 2017 assembly elections on the ticket of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Shiromani Akali Dal gave the ticket to Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal as its MLA candidate from the Batala seat. He won the elections held in 2017 by defeating Ashwani Sekhri of Congress with a margin of 485 votes.
In prior assembly elections, he had contested for the same constituency on Shiromani Akali Dal's ticket, however, lost to Ashwani Sekhri of Congress.
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