AAP’s Haji Yunus wins Mustafabad Assembly seat
AAP’s Haji Yunus took an early lead and turned it into a win for Delhi’s Mustafabad Assembly seat. He was contesting against BJP’s Jagdish Pradhan and INC’s Ali Mehdi.Updated: Feb 11, 2020 18:50 IST
In 2020 Delhi Assembly Election, Haji Yunus contesting under ticket of Aam Aadmi Party wins Mustafabad Assembly seat. In the early trends, AAP’s Haji Yunus took lead but then Jagdish Pradhan of Bharatiya Janata was leading. Finally, Yunus came into lead again and won Mustafabad Assembly seat.
Mustafabad assembly constituency is one of the 70 seats in Delhi and is a part of the North East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. On February 8, 2020, along with 69 other constituencies Mustafabad went to poll.
In 2015, Mustafabad Assembly constituency had 2,33,426 electors. Out of the total number of electors, 1,29,496 were males and 1,03,923 females. In the 2015 Delhi Assembly polls, Mustafabad witnessed 70.8 per cent voter turnout. That year, nine candidates were contesting for the Mustafabad Assembly seat.
In the Delhi elections 2020 fifteen candidates contested for the Mustafabad Assembly seat. They are:
Jagdish Pradhan – Bharatiya Janata Party
Ali Mehdi - Indian National Congress
Haji Yunus - Aam Aadmi Party
Anil Kumar Gupta - Lok Jan Shakti Party
Mayur Bhan - Nationalist Congress Party
Suresh Kumar Malkani - Bahujan Samaj Party
Imran Matlub Khan - Tipu Sultan Party
Kamal - Hindusthan Nirman Dal
Poonam - Nyay Party
Manish Kumar - Mazdoor Kirayedar Vikas Party
Murari Lal - Aapki Apni Party (Peoples)
Vivek Tomar - National Youth Party
Shama Parveen - Independent
Shiv Kumar - Independent
Subhash – Rashtriya Janmorcha
Mustafabad’s incumbent MLA Jagdish Pradhan of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defeated Hasan Ahmed of the Congress by the margin of 6,031 votes, in the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections. While Pradhan grabbed 58,388 or 35.3 per cent of the votes, Ahmed secured 52,357 or 31.7 per cent of the votes. Mohd Yunus of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got the third spot with 10,674 votes.