New Delhi Election Result 2020: CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal Declared Winner From Vidhan Sabha Seat in Delhi Assembly Polls
New Delhi Vidhan Sabha Seat or Assembly Constituency. (Photo Credits: File Image)

New Delhi, February 5: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal was on Tuesday declared the winner from the New Delhi seat in Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. New Delhi is one of the 70 assembly constituencies in Delhi and is an important Vidhan Sabha seat in the Union Territory. It is part of the New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency in the national capital. The New Delhi Vidhan Sabha seat was being expected to be a one-sided contest and incumbent Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal was seeking re-election from this seat. The BJP and Congress had fielded candidates against Kejriwal, along with a number of independent candidates in the fray. Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 Results.

The polls in the national capital were held in a single phase on February 8. The counting of votes took place today.

Details of EC Schedule For Delhi Elections 2020

Date of Notification 14th January
Nomination Begins From 14th January
Last Date of Candidature 21st January
Last Date of Withdrawal 24th January
Date of Scrutiny 22nd January
Date of Polls 8th February
Date of Results 11th February

The constituency of New Delhi was expected to be a cakewalk for AAP National Convenor and incumbent CM Arvind Kejriwal. The BJP had fielded Delhi unit Yuva Morcha president Sunil Yadav, and the Congress had nominated party loyalist Romesh Sabharwal from the seat. A number of independent candidates and BSP and RPI(A) had also fielded candidates against Kejriwal. In the 2013 assembly elections, Kejriwal defeated former chief minister and Congress heavyweight Sheila Dikshit. In the 2015 assembly polls, Kejriwal defeated BJP's Nupur Sharma to take the seat again.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
SHIV KUMARIND9
YOGENDER SINGHIND87
VIKAS SHARMAIND67
SANNI KAUSHIKIND66
ARVIND KEJRIWAL (Current MLA)AAP46758
Daya Shankar AgrawalIND41
SANDEEP SRIVASTAVAIND35
ROMESH SABHARWALINC3220
SUNIL KUMAR YADAVBJP25061
RAHUL KUMARIND25
KIRTI SINGH PANWARIND21
RAHUL BENIWALIND21
SANT DHARMVEER CHOTIWALAIND14
RAM GULAMBSP136
RAMESH KUMAR KHATRIIND12
AJAY TIWARIRight to Recall PartyNA
ADITI SHARMAHindustani Awam Morcha (Secular)NA
AMIT SHARMAVijay Bharat PartyNA
ASHOK AGYANIBhartiya Samajik Nyay PartyNA
M U DUAAihra National PartyNA
NARENDER KUMAR BANSALBharatiya Loktantrik Party(Gandhi-Lohiawadi)NA
PRATAP CHANDRARashtriya Rashtrawadi PartyNA
MAHENDER SINGHPeoples Party of India (Democratic)NA