Moti Nagar Assembly Elections 2020 | The Aam Aadmi Party's Shiv Charan Goel has won the election from the Moti Nagar constituency against the Bharatiya Janata Party's Subhash Sachdeva by a margin of 14,072 votes.
Part of West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, Moti Nagar Assembly constituency saw a contest between the AAP and BJP. As per reports, the constituency comprises Sudarshan Park, Rajouri Garden, Ramesh Nagar, Shardapuri, Kirti Nagar and Saraswati Garden.
Sikhs and Punjabis voters have a significant presence in the constituency. The constituency is a traditional BJP bastion, which the Congress could not breach between 1998 and 2013. This election, AAP's Shiv Charan Goyal will be seeking a second term in the Assembly, while facing a tough challenge from veteran BJP legislator Subhash Sachdeva.
Constituency Name: Moti Nagar
Constituency Number: 25
District Name: New Delhi
Total Electors: 1,62,955
Female Electors: 70,502
Male Electors: 92,444
Third Gender: 9
Results in previous elections: The constituency elected the late BJP stalwart Madanlal Khurana twice, including when he became the chief minister in 1993. After he resigned from the Assembly in 2004, Subhash Sachdeva of the BJP won the seat in a by-election. He continued to hold the seat after winning it in 2008 and 2013 polls. However, he lost to AAP’s Shiv Charan Goyal by over 15,000 votes in the last elections.
Demographics: The area is home to automobile showrooms, banquets halls, banks, malls and restaurants. This constituency has the DDA district park Swatantra Bharat Mills, which is spread over an area of more than 75 acres.
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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 18:26:09 IST