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In 2014, BJP leader Mahesh Girri won the East Delhi seat, defeating AAP candidate Rajmohan Gandhi.
East Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 3
Total electors: 18,29,578
Female electors: 8,06,253
Male electors: 10,23,325
Delimited: Yes. Adarsh Nagar, Model Town, and Wazirpur Assembly seats were removed from the constituency in 2008. Okhla was added from South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Jangpura was added from New Delhi Lok Sabha seat.
Assembly constituencies: Jangpura, Okhla, Trilokpuri (SC), Kondli (SC), Patparganj, Laxmi Nagar, Vishwas Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Shahdara
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: BJP leader Lal Bihari Tiwari won the seat in 1999 but lost it to Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit in 2004 and remained so till 2014. In 2014, BJP leader Mahesh Girri won the seat, defeating AAP candidate Rajmohan Gandhi.
Demographics: Apart from Poorvanchalis, the constituency also has a sizeable number of Paharis and Jats. It also has a sizeable Muslim population.
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Congress leader Manikrao Hodlya Gavit held the seat from 1984 to 2014. However, he lost to BJP’s Heena Vaijaykumar Gavit in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
In 2014, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi beat AAP’s Ashish Khetan for the New Delhi seat.
Congress leader Jai Prakash Agarwal won the North East Delhi seat in 2009 and was succeeded by BJP leader Manoj Tiwari, defeating AAP’s Anand Kumar in 2014.