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Janakpuri Election Result 2020: AAP’s Rajesh Rishi wins

Janakpuri Assembly seat saw AAP walk away with a win. Congress candidate Radhika Khera was contesting against AAP candidate Rajesh Rishi and Ashish Sood of the BJP.

assembly-elections Updated: Feb 11, 2020 16:38 IST
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New Delhi, India - February 8, 2020: An elderly woman on a wheelchair casts her vote during Vidhan Sabha elections, at Sector 7, Dwarka, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 8, 2020. (Photo by Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India - February 8, 2020: An elderly woman on a wheelchair casts her vote during Vidhan Sabha elections, at Sector 7, Dwarka, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 8, 2020. (Photo by Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

South West Delhi’s Janakpuri saw AAP candidate Rajesh Rishi win with a margin of 15,006 votes. Rishi defeated Congress’ Radhika Khera and BJP’s Ashish Sood to walk away with a win.

Rajesh Rishi bagged 67,756 votes (54.49%) followed by BJP’s Ashish Sood who bagged 52,750 (42.42%). Congress got a mere 2,064 votes in this constituency.

Janakpuri is a suburban assembly seat that comes under the South West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Counting of votes is underway. The constituency has around 1,74,133 eligible voters in this constituency. Rajesh Rishi is contesting from the Aam Aadmi Party against Radhika Khera of Indian National Congress and Ashish Sood of the BJP.

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AAP’s Rajesh Rishi had won the seat in 2015. The candidates who contested in Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 from Janakpuri seats are:

Rajesh Rishi -- AAP

Radhika Khera -- INC

Ashish Sood -- BJP

Currently, BJP’s Ashish Sood is in the lead.

According to EIC data, Ashish Sood is leading by a margin of 296 votes at this point.

AAP has managed to surge ahead with Rajesh Rishi leading over BJP’s Ashish Sood by a margin of 3051 votes at 11:12 AM, as per ECI data.

At 12:02 PM the vote margin between AAP and BJP has been extended to 5150.

By 2:32PM at the Janakpuri constituency, AAP’s Rajesh Rishi was leading with 54.35% of the votes. He was trailed by BJP’s Ashish Sood with 42.59% voted.

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