Current Sitting MLA of New Delhi Vidhan Sabha Constituency
|A.C. Number||A.C. Name||Sitting MLA||40||New Delhi||Arvind Kejriwal(AAP)|
List of Winning MLA's from New Delhi Till Date
|Year||AC No.||AC Name||Category||Winner||Sex||Party||Votes||Runner-UP||Sex||Party||Votes|
|2020||40||New Delhi||GEN||Arvind Kejriwal||M||AAP||46758||Sunil Kumar Yadav||M||BJP||25061|
|2015||40||New Delhi||GEN||Arvind Kejriwal||M||AAP||57213||Nupur Sharma||F||BJP||25630|
|2013||40||New Delhi||GEN||Arvind Kejriwal||M||AAP||44269||Smt. Sheila Dikshit||F||INC||18405|
|2008||40||New Delhi||GEN||Smt. Sheila Dikshit||F||INC||39778||Vijay Jolly||M||BJP||25796|
New Delhi Assembly Constituency: Snapshot
|Name of Assembly Constituency||New Delhi|
|Constituency Type||General (No Reservation)|
|District Name||New Delhi|
|Lok Sabha Constituency||New Delhi (after the delimitation of 2008)|
|Total Registered Voters||1.44 lakh|
|Total Registered Male Voters||79047|
|Total Registered Female Voters||65461|
|Total Registered Third Gender Voters||8|
Main Rivals of New Delhi Constituency in 2020 Delhi Legislative Assembly Election:
|Political Party Name||Name of Candidate||Political History|
|AAP||Arvind Kejriwal||-Two time Chief Minister of Delhi Assembly (2013 and 2015)|
-Established Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) along with other Jan Lokpal activists in November 2012.
-He started his active social activism (along with Manish Sisodia and others) in December 1999 by forming a "Parivartan" movement in Delhi's Sundar Nagar area. At that time, he was working as an Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax Department. He took a sabbatical from work in January 2000 to focus on social works. "Parivartan" movement addressed the grievances of the citizens regarding electricity, social welfare schemes, Public Distribution System, income tax, public works, etc.
-In 2005, Kejriwal along with Sisodia started an NGO called Kabir, which focused mainly on RTI and participatory governance.
-Arvind Kejriwal established the Public Cause Research Foundation in 2006 by donating the prize money of his Ramon Magsaysay Award as seed money.
-Kejriwal shot to prominence in Delhi politics and national politics by protesting against the rampant corruption in the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and later in 2011 by joining other social activists (such as Anna Hazare and Kiran Bedi) in the anti-corruption movement through India Against Corruption (IAC) group. It was IAC who first actively demanded the enactment of Jan Lokpal Bill.
|INC||Romesh Sabharwal||-A first-time contestant in electoral politics.|
-He was a former student and youth leader. He has been associated with Congres's student wing (National Students Union of India or NSUI) and the youth wing (the Youth Congress) for the last 40 years. Sabharwal is a former Delhi President of NSUI.
|BJP||Sunil Yadav||-Sunil Yadav, also a first-timer in electoral politics, is the Delhi President of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha's (youth wing of BJP).|
-Most of his political career is based in Delhi itself. He started his political career as Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha's (BJYM) Mandal President and rose through the ranks to become District President of Yuva Morcha, Delhi General Secretary of Yuva Morcha and finally Delhi President of Yuva Morcha.
-Yadav is an advocate by profession and BJP pitted this young leader against 2-time chief minister Kejriwal to get a large chunk of the youth votes in the New Delhi assembly constituency.
-He is a local candidate here and wants to bank on the local versus outsider campaign.
Winners of New Delhi Constituency in Previous Delhi Assembly Elections
Winners and Losers of New Delhi Constituency in 2015 Delhi Assembly Election
|Candidates||Political Party||Votes Received (Vote Percentage)||Turnout|
|Arvind Kejriwal||AAP||57,213 votes (64.34%)||89,207 votes (65.77%)|
|Nupur Sharma||BJP||25,630 votes (28.81%)|
|Kiran Walia||INC||4,781 votes (5.37%)|
|Swami Om Ji||ABHM||373 votes (0.41%)|
New Delhi Assembly Constituency (formed during the 2008 delimitation) houses the poshest localities of Delhi. A sizeable population of this assembly constituency is government employees, mostly bureaucrats. Some of the most high profile candidates have fought elections from this constituency including the incumbent Chief Minister of Delhi....Read More
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Updated as on February 14, 2020