Shahdara Assembly Elections 2020 | A small margin of 500 votes keeps AAP's candidate and sitting Shahdara MLA Ram Niwas Goel behind BJP's Sanjay Goyal. While the AAP candidate got 44,177 votes, Sanjay Goyal got 44,699 votes.
The Shahdara Assembly constituency, which is a part of East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, is scheduled to go to polls on 8 February with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fielding a candidate in the seat it has traditionally left empty for its ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), and the Congress trusting it's three-time MLA Narendra Nath.
The ruling AAP has fielded sitting MLA Ram Niwas Goyal, while Sanjay Goyal will fight the election on BJP's ticket.
Past election result:
In the last election held in 2015, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Ram Nivas Goel won the seat.
In 2013, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Jitendra Singh Shanty had won the seat, and prior to that in 2008, Congress had won the seat and Dr Narendra Nath was elected as the MLA.
The electorate of Delhi, which will be voting on 8 February, is made up of 80,55,686 registered male voters, 66,35,635 registered female voters, and 815 registered voters of the third gender. Additionally, 55,823 differently-abled voters are also likely to vote. The electorate also comprises of 489 non-residing voters for the 2020 Assembly polls.
Here is a brief description of the Assembly constituency (as of 2015):
Constituency number: 62
Total electors: 1,18,432
Voter turnout in last Assembly Election: 69 percent
Polling stations: 155
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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 13:54:00 IST