West Delhi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Pravesh Verma of BJP Leads at 11:20
In 2014, BJP leader Parvesh Verma defeated AAP’s Jarnail Singh in the West Delhi constituency.
West Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 6
Total electors: 20,39,410
Female electors: 9,30,524
Male electors: 11,08,886
Delimited: Yes. It was created in 2008. Madipur, Najafgarh, and Janakpuri Assembly seats were added from erstwhile Outer Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Hari Nagar, Tilak Nagar, Rajouri Garden Assembly segments were added from South Delhi parliamentary constituency.
Assembly constituencies: Madipur (SC), Rajouri Garden, Hari Nagar, Tilak Nagar, Janakpuri, Vikaspuri, Uttam Nagar, Dwarka, Matiala, Najafgarh
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Congress leader Mahabal Mishra won the seat in 2009. In 2014, BJP leader Parvesh Verma defeated AAP’s Jarnail Singh.
Demographics: It has two dominating communities, namely the Sikhs and Jats. The constituency also has a sizeable Poorvanchali population.
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Congress leader Manikrao Hodlya Gavit held the seat from 1984 to 2014. However, he lost to BJP’s Heena Vaijaykumar Gavit in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
In 2014, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi beat AAP’s Ashish Khetan for the New Delhi seat.
Congress leader Jai Prakash Agarwal won the North East Delhi seat in 2009 and was succeeded by BJP leader Manoj Tiwari, defeating AAP’s Anand Kumar in 2014.