Gandhi Nagar Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Delhi Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Election Result 2020 LIVE | Candidate, Constituency and Party-Wise Winner List

PARTY CANDIDATE NAME STATUS % VOTES
BJP WON Anil Kumar Bajpai 48,824 Votes 42.64% Votes
AAP Naveen Chaudhary 42,745 Votes 37.33% Votes
INC Arvinder Singh Lovely 21,913 Votes 19.14% Votes
IND Mukesh Kumar 164 Votes 0.14% Votes
IND Ravindra Kumar 88 Votes 0.08% Votes
IND Md Haroon 90 Votes 0.08% Votes
BSP Tikraj Singh 357 Votes 0.31% Votes
  • Gandhi Nagar, under East Delhi, is one of the most congested colony with a population of around 3.5 lakh

  • Delhi is all set to go to polls on 8 January, while counting of the 70 Assembly constituencies of the National Capital are slated to be held on 11 January

  • The Gandhi Nagar Assembly Constituency is currently held by Anil Kumar Bajpai of ruling-Aam Aadmi Party

Gandhi Nagar Assembly Elections 2020 | Sitting BJP MLA Anil Kumar Bajpai is leading in Gandhi Nagar with 32,852 votes. Trailing behind is social worker and AAP candidate Naveen Chaudhary with 30,227 votes, while Congress' young politician Arvinder Singh Lovely got 16,744 votes.

Delhi is all set to go to polls on 8 January, while counting of the 70 Assembly constituencies of the National Capital are slated to be held on 11 January. Gandhi Nagar, under East Delhi, is one of the most congested colonies with a population of around 3.5 lakh. It has one of the highest number of Muslim residents at 22 percent of the total population. The term of Delhi Legislative Assembly 2015 ends on 22 February 2020.

Results in last three years

The Gandhi Nagar Assembly Constituency is currently held by Anil Kumar Bajpai of the BJP. Bajpai got 45.24 percent of the votes in 2015. In 2013, Arvinder Singh Lovely of the Congress party had retained his seat and won against BJP's Ramesh Chand Jain. In 2008, Lovely beat BJP's Kamal Kumar Jain.

52-year old Congress politician, Lovely was Delhi’s youngest MLA in 1998 when he was 30. Since then, Lovely has won three more Assembly elections. He, however, lost out the seat to Bajpai during the AAP wave in 2015. Lovely is a former President of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee.

In the 2020 election, Lovely faces Naveen Choudhary (Deepu) of the AAP, and Bajpai, who has now switched over to the BJP. Choudhary, who will be contesting for the first time on an AAP ticket from the Gandhi Nagar seat in the Delhi Assembly elections 2020, is a social worker.

 Gandhi Nagar Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Delhi Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

File image of Congress veteran Arvinder Singh Lovely. wikimediacommons

Following is a brief description of the Assembly constituency (as of 2015):

Constituency number: 61

Total electors: 1,68,775

Male: 1,21,069

Female: 72,982

Others: 2

Voter turnout in last Assembly Election: 66.60%

Polling stations: 149

Major parties in the fray: Congress, AAP, BJP are the main parties in fray from this seat.

Demography: Known for one of Asia’s biggest readymade garments/textile market, Gandhi Nagar is home to traders and businessmen. Moreover, this area also has a sizeable Muslim population as man of the local workforce in the factories are from the community.

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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 13:58:06 IST