Sultanpur Majra Assembly Elections 2020 | The Aam Aadmi Party's Mukesh Kumar Ahlawat has won the election from the Sultanpur Majra constituency against the Bharatiya Janata Party's Ram Chander Chawriya by a margin of 4,8052 votes.
Fielded instead of incumbent MLA Sandeep Kumar, AAP's Mukesh Kumar Ahlawat went all guns blazing in the Sultanpur Majra Assembly constituency.
The Sultanpur Majra Assembly constituency went to polls on 8 February. Situated in North West Delhi district, the constituency saw a high-profile contest in the 2015 polls, when AAP’s Sandeep Kumar earned the moniker of "giant killer" by defeating veretan Congress leader Jai Kishan by a margin of 56 percent votes.
For the 2020 Assembly polls, the Sultanpur Majra seat, which is a reserved constituency, is expected to see a triangular contest between AAP, BJP and the Congress again.
While the AAP has dropped Kumar, its controversial former minister, and nominated Jat leader Mukesh Kumar Ahlawat, the BJP has given the ticket to Ramchandra Chavvaria. The Congress has nominated Kishan for the upcoming election.
Following is a brief profile of the constituency:
Constituency name: Sultanpur Majra
Constituency number: 1o
District name: North West Delhi
Total electors: 1,69,933
Female electors: 77,647
Male electors: 92,252
Third gender: 34
Reserved: For SC candidates
Results in previous elections: Congress’ Kishan represented the constituency four times between 1993 and 2014. However, he lost to AAP leader and former minister Kumar in the 2015 polls.
Demographics: Haryanvi-speaking Jats form a sizeable chunk of the electorate in Sultanpur Majra. The constituency is rural with several unauthorised colonies. Dalits also form a decisive portion of the electorate. Localities of Sultanpuri, Mangolpuri, and Raj Park are located within the constituency.
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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 15:34:06 IST