Ram Niwas Goel of AAP wins Shahdara Assembly seat
AAP candidate Ram Niwas Goel bagged a win at Shahdara seat. He contested against BJP’s Sanjay Goyal and INC’s Dr. Narender Nath.Updated: Feb 11, 2020 17:11 IST
Ram Niwas Goel of AAP wins Shahdara Assembly seat in Delhi Assembly Election 2020. He also won the seat during 2015 assembly election and is the sitting MLA of the constituency.
Contesting from Shahdara Assembly seat under Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party’s ticket, candidate Ram Niwas Goel took an early lead. In 2015 election, Goel defeated Jitender Singh Shunty of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) completes its term on February 22 in Delhi. To elect a new government, Delhi went to poll on February 8, 2020. The counting started at 8 am today, February 11.
Shahdara assembly seat comes under East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. This year eight candidates contested from the Shahdara seat. They are:
Dr. Narender Nath – Indian National Congress
Ram Niwas Goel - Aam Aadmi Party
Sanjay Goyal - Bharatiya Janata Party
Allah Bakash - Rashtriya Jansambhavna Party
Nishant Sharma - Proutist Bloc, India
Ranjana Munesh Chauhan - Bhartiya Samajik Nyay Party
Vimla - Sabse Badi Party
Indu - Bahujan Samaj Party
In 2015 assembly polls, ten candidates contested from the Shahdara seat. Incumbent MLA Ram Niwas Goel of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) defeated Jitender Singh Shunty of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2015. Goel defeated Shunty by a margin of 11,731 votes.
In the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections, a total of 1,69,896 electors participated, out of which 90,548 were males and 79,342 females.
Shahdara Assembly constituency, in the 2015 Delhi polls, witnessed 69.6 per cent voter turnout. NOTA or The None of the Above option got 0.2 per cent votes.