Nangloi Jat Assembly Elections 2020: Incumbent MLA and AAP candidate Raghuvinder Shokeen won by polling 49.21 of the votes while BJP's Suman Lata polled 41.53 percent of the votes.
A census town in West Delhi, Nangloi Jat once largely housed people from the Jat clan.
Though the demographics have changed, Jats continue to be an electoral force to be reckoned with.
The AAP renominated incumbent MLA Raghuvinder Shokeen, who defended his seat against BJP’s nominee Sumanlata Shokeen, the wife of ex-BJP MLA and party’s district president Manoj Shokeen.
Constituency Name: Nangloi Jat
Constituency Number: 11
District Name: West Delhi
Total Electors: 2,39,203
Female Electors: 1,04,711
Male Electors: 1,34,484
Third Gender: 8
Results in previous elections: Bijendra Singh of the Congress won the seat in 2003 and 2008 polls, while he lost to Manoj Kumar Shokeen of the BJP in 2013. In the last election, Raghuvinder Shokeen of the AAP won the seat by a record margin of over 37,000 votes.
Demographics: Nangloi Jat, like other Assembly segments in North West Delhi has a sizeable Jat population. This is one of the 18 potential seats that the BJP ally JJP had reportedly shortlisted for an electoral contest.
However, the party backed out of the poll contest at the last moment. Kavita Colony, Punjabi Basti, JJ Colonies, Saini Mohalla, Nangloi village,Jwala Puri, Paschim Vihar, Mianwali Nagar, Peerha Garhi, Meera Bagh are some of the localities in the constituency.
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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 20:56:05 IST