Greater Kailash Assembly Election 2020 | Saurabh Bharadwaj of the Aam Aadmi Party won the election from the Greater Kailash constituency by defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party's Shikha Roy by a margin of 16,809 votes.
The constituency covers the areas of Greater Kailash Enclaves, Chittaranjan Park, Sainik Farms, and Alakananda DDA apartments.
In the upcoming election, Saurabh Bhardwaj of Aam Aadmi Party will seek a third term from the constituency. He will be up against Shikha Roy of BJP and Sukhbir Singh Pawar of Congress.
Here is a brief profile of the constituency:
Constituency Name: Greater Kailash
Constituency Number: 50
District Name: South Delhi
Total Electors: 1,62,072
Female Electors: 74,727
Male Electors: 87,335
Third Gender: 10
Results in previous elections: Dr VK Malhotra of the BJP was the first MLA from the constituency after its formation in 2008. Since 2013, AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj has been representing the seat. Bhardwaj defeated his nearest BJP rival in both 2013 as well as 2015 polls to the Assembly constituency. While the winning margin in the 2013 election was just above 13,000 votes, Bhardwaj won the 2015 polls by over 14,000 votes.
Demographics: Considered a BJP stronghold, Greater Kailash is a mix of affluent and middle-class residences. Being a cosmopolitan area, one will find traders, professionals, and other salaried classes in the constituency. Muslims and Jat voters could prove to be decisive in parts of the constituency.
The constituency comprises areas like Asiad Village Complex, Shahpur Jat, Greater Kailash 1, Zamrudpur, East of Kailash, Kailash Colony, Sant Nagar, Panchsheel Park, Panchsheel Enclave, Masjid Moth, Krishi Vihar, Pamposh Enclave, Chirag Enclave, Savitri Nagar, Sheikh Sarai, Khirki Extension, C.R. Park, Greater Kailash 2 and parts of Kalkaji.
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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 18:16:19 IST