New Delhi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Meenakshi Lekhi of BJP leads at 11:19AM
In 2014, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi beat AAP’s Ashish Khetan for the New Delhi seat.
New Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 4
Total electors: 14,90,147
Female electors: 6,59,825
Male electors: 8,30,322
Delimited: Yes. Karol Bagh, Patel Nagar, Moti Nagar, Rajinder Nagar Assembly segments were added from erstwhile Karol Bagh Lok Sabha constituency which was dissolved in 2008. Malviya Nagar, RK Puram and Delhi Cantt Assembly segments were added from South Delhi parliamentary constituency.
Assembly constituencies: Karol Bagh (SC), Patel Nagar (SC), Moti Nagar, Delhi Cantt, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, Kasturba Nagar, Malviya Nagar, RK Puram, Greater Kailash
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In 1999, BJP leader Jagmohan won the seat. However, he lost to senior Congress leader Ajay Maken in 2004. Maken beat BJP leader Vijay Goel in 2009 too. In 2014, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi beat AAP’s Ashish Khetan.
Demographics: Housing a number of government offices, this constituency is not dominated by any caste or community.
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