Delhi Assembly Election Result 2020: AAP's Sanjeev Jha, Amanatullah Khan win with highest margin; full list of winners and losers

  • The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to form government in Delhi with the party registering another massive mandate

  • AAP won 62 seats while BJP won eight in the Assembly polls, counting for which was held on Tuesday; Congress failed to open account

  • The AAP has secured 53.6 percent votes, while BJP's vote share is 38.5 percent; Congres received just 4.26 percent votes

  • Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has won from the New Delhi constituency with a margin of 21,697 votes

The Aam Aadmi Party will form government in Delhi once again with the party registering a massive mandate for a second consecutive in the Delhi Assembly Election, which saw a triangular contest between the BJP, AAP and the Congress.

According to the Election Commission website, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won 62 seats while the BJP won eight seats in the Delhi Assembly polls, counting of votes for which was held on Tuesday. Congress failed to open its account.

Winning candidates

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal won from the New Delhi constituency with a margin of 21,697 votes. The BJP and the Congress have both nominated first-timers from this constituency this year. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia won from Patparganj. He defeated BJP candidate Ravinder Singh Negi by a margin of 3,207 votes.

While Satyender Jain won the Shakur Basti seat, Somnath Bharti won from Malviya Nagar and Abdul Rehman has won the Seelampur constituency. Atishi, who was trailing initially won the Kalkaji seat by 11,393 votes.

AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj won the Greater Kailash seat by defeating his nearest candidate Kaushal Kumar Mishra of BJP by a margin of 36,920 votes. From Sultanpur Majra (SC), Mukesh Kumar Ahlawat has won the seat whereas AAP leader Raghav Chadha has won from Rajinder Nagar constituency. From Patel Nagar (SC), Raaj Kumar Anand has won the seat. Ajay Dutt, AAP's candidate from Ambedkar Nagar (SC) also won the election by 28,327 votes. Preeti Tomar of AAP won the Tri Nagar seat by a margin of over 10,000 votes.

AAP leader Sanjeev Jha registered the highest win margin in Burari defeating his nearest candidate by 88,158 votes. Amanatuallah Khan recorded the second-highest margin in Okhla constituency winning the seat by 71,827 votes.

Dhanwati Chandela, who quit the Congress to join the AAP ahead of the polls, won the Rajouri Garden seat, defeating BJP's Ramesh Khanna by a margin of 22,972 votes. She was also one of the richest candidates in the fray.
Chandela had unsuccessfully contested the Rajouri Garden bypolls in 2017 and lost to Manjinder Singh Sirsa. She is the wife of former Congress MLA Dayanand Chandela.

AAP's Bandana Kumari retained the Shalimar Bagh seat by defeating another woman candidate, BJP's Rekha Gupta, by a margin of over 3,400 votes. In 2015, she had won the seat by a margin of over 10,900 votes.

Preeti Tomar of the AAP defeated BJP's Tilak Ram Gupta by a margin of over 10,700 votes to win the Tri Nagar seat. Her husband, Jitender Tomar, had won the seat in 2015 by a margin of 22,311 votes.

BJP won eight seats with its Vishwas Nagar candidate Om Prakash Sharma defeating Deepak Singla of the Aam Aadmi Party by a margin of 16,457 votes. Ajay Mahawar won Ghonda by 28,370 seats, whereas, Jitender Mahajan won the Rohtas Nagar seat. Anil Bajpai, who was former AAP MLA from Gandhinagar, retained the constituency on a BJP ticket. He defeated AAP's Naveen Chaudhary by over 6,000 votes.

AAP, which was tipped by exit polls to win a third term, had come to power in 2015 with a massive mandate. The exit polls had also predicted a better performance for the BJP, which powered its campaign on the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests at Shaheen Bagh.

Singh was defeated by the AAP's sitting MLA from Vikaspuri, Mahinder Yadav, by over 31,000 votes. Bittoo lost to the AAP's Dileep Pandey by over 21,000 votes.

The counting of votes and results on individual seats is being declared live on Election Commission of India websites – eciresults.nic.ineci.gov.in and results.eci.gov.in. Additionally, check out latest updates on Delhi 2020 Assembly Election at Firstpost.

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Losing candidates

Barring Badarpur, Karawal Nagar and Rohini, where BJP's Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, Mohan Singh Bisht and Vijender Gupta emerged victorious, the party candidates were humbled by opponents from the AAP.

BJP firebrand leader and Model Town candidate Kapil Mishra, who was barred from campaigning for 48 hours for his controversial tweet likening the elections to an "India versus Pakistan match", lost to AAP's Akhilesh Pati Tripathi.

Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, another firebrand leader, who made his poll debut lost as well, lost the election to Rajkumari Dhillon from Hari Nagar Assembly constituency. Dhillon, a former Congress leader who joined the AAP ahead of the polls, won the seat by a margin of over 20,000 votes.

In Janakpuri, where BJP MP from West Delhi Parvesh Verma made a controversial remark during a rally, the BJP candidate, Ashish Sood, lost to AAP's Rajesh Rishi by 14,917 votes.

Verma's uncle and the party's candidate from Mundka, Azad Singh, lost to AAP's Dharampal Lakra by 19,158 votes.

In Rithala, where Union minister Anurag Thakur made the infamous "desh ke gaddaron ko" remark, AAP's Mohinder Goyal trounced BJP's Manish Chaudhary by 13,817 votes.

The two Congress turncoats, which the BJP had fielded in the election — Sanjay Singh (Vikas Puri) and Surendra Pal Singh Bittoo (Timarpur) — also lost.

Alka Lamba, who made a "Ghar Wapsi" into the Congress after five years, lost from Chandni Chowk constituency forfeiting her deposit as she secured just 3,881 votes (5.03 percent) of the votes polled in the constituency. The seat was won by AAP candidate Parlad Singh Sawhney, who received 50,891 votes. AAP's vote share in this seat is at 65.92 percent so far. Sawhney's win margin was 29,584 against BJP's Suman Kumar Gupta.

Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra's daughter Shivani was also in the fray from Kalkaji. With 4.64 per cent of the total votes polled, she finished third and had to forfeit her security deposit.

From the AAP camp, Ram Singh Netaji, who was fielded from Badapur, after dropping sitting MLA Narayan Dutt Sharma, lost to BJP rival Bidhuri. AAP's Sarita Singh lost to BJP's Mahajan by a margin of 13,241 votes from Rohtas Nagar.

 

Here's a look at the leading and trailing candidates till now:​

Constituency Const. No. Winning/Leading Candidate Leading Party Losing/Trailing Candidate Losing Party Margin of votes
Adarsh Nagar 4 Pawan Sharma (Won) AAP Raj Kumar Bhatia BJP 1,589
Ambedkar Nagar (SC) 48 Ajay Dutt (Won) AAP Khushiram Chunar BJP 28,327
Babarpur 67 Gopal Rai (Won) AAP Naresh Gaur BJP 33,062
Badarpur 53 Ramvir Singh Bidhuri (Won) BJP Ram Singh Netaji AAP 3,719
Badli 5 Ajesh Yadav (Won) AAP Vijay Kumar Bhagat BJP 29,123
Ballimaran 22 Imran Hussain (Won) AAP Lata BJP 36,172
Bawana (SC) 7 Jai Bhagwan (Won) AAP Ravinder Kumar BJP 11,526
Bijwasan 36 Bhupinder Singh Joon (Won) AAP Sat Prakash Rana BJP 753
Burari 2 Sanjeev Jha (Won) AAP Shailendra Kumar JD(U) 88,158
Chandni Chowk 20 Parlad Singh Sawhney (Won) AAP Suman Kumar Gupta BJP 29,584
Chhatarpur 46 Kartar Singh Tanwar (Won) AAP Brahm Singh Tanwar BJP 3,720
Delhi Cantt 38 Virender Singh Kadian (Won) AAP Manish Singh BJP 10,590
Deoli (SC) 47 Prakash @ Prakash Jarwal (Won) AAP Arvind Kumar BJP 40,173
Dwarka 33 Vinay Mishra (Won) AAP Parduymn Rajput BJP 14,387
Gandhi Nagar 61 Anil Kumar Bajpai (Won) BJP Naveen Chaudhary AAP 6,079
Ghonda 66 Ajay Mahawar (Won) BJP Shridutt Sharma AAP 28,370
Gokalpur (SC) 68 Surendra Kumar (Won) AAP Ranjeet Singh BJP 19,488
Greater Kailash 50 Saurabh Bharadwaj (Won) AAP Shikha Roy BJP 16,809
Hari Nagar 28 Raj Kumari Dhillon (Won) AAP Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga BJP 20,131
Janakpuri 30 Rajesh Rishi (Won) AAP Ashish Sood BJP 14,917
Jangpura 41 Praveen Kumar (Won) AAP Impreet Singh Bakshi BJP 16,063
Kalkaji 51 Atishi (Won) AAP Dharambir Singh BJP 11,393
Karawal Nagar 70 Mohan Singh Bisht (Won) BJP Durgesh Pathak AAP 8,223
Karol Bagh (SC) 23 Vishesh Ravi (Won) AAP Yogender Chandoliya BJP 31,760
Kasturba Nagar 42 Madan Lal (Won) AAP Ravinder Choudhry BJP 3,165
Kirari 9 Rituraj Govind (Won) AAP Anil Jha BJP 5,654
Kondli (SC) 56 Kuldeep Kumar (Won) AAP Raj Kumar BJP 17,907
Krishna Nagar 60 S. K. Bagga (Advocate) (Won) AAP Dr. Anil Goyal BJP 3,995
Laxmi Nagar 58 Abhay Verma (Won) BJP Nitin Tyagi AAP 880
Madipur (SC) 26 Girish Soni (Won) AAP Kailash Sankla BJP 22,719
Malviya Nagar 43 Somnath Bharti (Won) AAP Shailender Singh BJP 18,144
Mangol Puri (SC) 12 Rakhi Birla (Won) AAP Karam Singh Karma BJP 30,116
Matia Mahal 21 Shoaib Iqbal (Won) AAP Ravinder Gupta BJP 50,241
Matiala 34 Gulab Singh (Won) AAP Rajesh Gahlot BJP 28,075
Mehrauli 45 Naresh Yadav (Won) AAP Kusum Khatri BJP 18,161
Model Town 18 Akhilesh Pati Tripathi (Won) AAP Kapil Mishra BJP 11,133
Moti Nagar 25 Shiv Charan Goel (Won) AAP Subhash Sachdeva BJP 14,072
Mundka 8 Dharampal Lakra (Won) AAP Azad Singh BJP 19,158
Mustafabad 69 Haji Yunus (Won) AAP Jagdish Pradhan BJP 20,704
Najafgarh 35 Kailash Gahlot (Won) AAP Ajeet Singh Kharkhari BJP 6,231
Nangloi Jat 11 Raghuvinder Shokeen (Won) AAP Suman Lata BJP 11,624
Narela 1 Sharad Kumar (Won) AAP Neel Daman Khatri BJP 17,429
New Delhi 40 Arvind Kejriwal (Won) AAP Sunil Kumar Yadav BJP 21,697
Okhla 54 Amanatullah Khan (Won) AAP Braham Singh BJP 71,827
Palam 37 Bhavna Gaur (Won) AAP Vijay Pandit BJP 32,765
Patel Nagar (SC) 24 Raaj Kumar Anand (Won) AAP Pravesh Ratn BJP 30,935
Patparganj 57 Manish Sisodia (Won) AAP Ravinder Singh Negi BJP 3,207
R K Puram 44 Pramila Tokas (Won) AAP Anil Kumar Sharma BJP 10,369
Rajinder Nagar 39 Raghav Chadha (Won) AAP Sardar R P Singh BJP 20,058
Rajouri Garden 27 A Dhanwati Chandela A (Won) AAP Ramesh Khanna BJP 22,972
Rithala 6 Mohinder Goyal (Won) AAP Manish Chaudhary BJP 13,873
Rohini 13 Vijender Kumar (Won) BJP Rajesh Nama Bansiwala AAP 12,648
Rohtas Nagar 64 Jitender Mahajan (Won) BJP Sarita Singh AAP 13,241
Sadar Bazar 19 Som Dutt (won) AAP Jai Parkash (J.P) BJP 25,644
Sangam Vihar 49 Dinesh Mohaniya (Won) AAP Shiv Charan Lal Gupta JD(U) 42,522
Seelampur 65 Abdul Rehman (Won) AAP Kaushal Kumar Mishra BJP 36,920
Seema Puri (SC) 63 Rajendra Pal Gautam (Won) AAP Sant Lal LJP 56,108
Shahdara 62 Ram Niwas Goel (Won) AAP Sanjay Goyal BJP 5,294
Shakur Basti 15 Satyendar Jain (Won) AAP Dr. S. C. Vats BJP 7,592
Shalimar Bagh 14 Bandana Kumari (Won) AAP Rekha Gupta BJP 3,440
Sultanpur Majra (SC) 10 Mukesh Kumar Ahlawat (Won) AAP Ram Chander Chawriya BJP 48,052
Tilak Nagar 29 Jarnail Singh (Won) AAP Rajiv Babbar BJP 28,029
Timarpur 3 Dilip Pandey (Won) AAP Surinder Pal Singh (Bittoo) BJP 24,144
Tri Nagar 16 Preeti Tomar (Won) AAP Tilak Ram Gupta BJP 10,710
Trilokpuri (SC) 55 Rohit Kumar (Won) AAP Kiran BJP 12,486
Tughlakabad 52 Sahiram (Won) AAP Vikram Bidhuri BJP 13,758
Uttam Nagar 32 Naresh Balyan (Won) AAP Krishan Gahlot BJP 19,759
Vikaspuri 31 Mahinder Yadav (Won) AAP Sanjay Singh BJP 42,058
Vishwas Nagar 59 Om Prakash Sharma (Won) BJP Deepak Singla AAP 16,457
Wazirpur 17 Rajesh Gupta (Won) AAP Dr. Mahender Nagpal BJP 11,690

The AAP has broadened its lead against BJP, both in terms of numbers and vote share. The AAP secured 53.6 percent votes, while BJP recorded a vote share of 38.5 percent.

This year, the National Capital saw a voter turnout of 62.59 percent as compared to the 67.12 percent polling recorded in 2015. The highest number of votes were polled in Ballimaran (71.6 percent) and lowest in Delhi Cantonment (45.4 percent).

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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 22:37:03 IST