South Delhi election results 2019: Madan Lal Khurana, Sushma Swaraj have won from South Delhi
In 2009, Congress won South Delhi seat after delimitation. And in 2014, BJP leader Ramesh Bidhuri defeated Col Devinder Sehrawat of AAP. BJP had won all seven seats that year in Delhi, which is set for a three-way contest this time with AAP and Congress failing to form an alliance.Updated: May 23, 2019 16:49 IST
South Delhi election results 2019: The South Delhi parliamentary constituency is one of the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital of Delhi.
The general seat has been held by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the most number of times and senior leaders Madan Lal Khurana, Sushma Swaraj and Vijay Kumar Malhotra have won in the past.
But in 2009, the Congress party won this seat after delimitation. And, in the next general election in 2014, BJP leader Ramesh Bidhuri defeated Colonel Devinder Sehrawat of the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The BJP had won all the seven seats that year in Delhi, which is set for a three-way contest this year with the AAP and the Congress failing to form an alliance to take on the BJP.
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South Delhi voted on May 12 in the sixth phase of the general election. Ramesh Bidhuri from BJP is currently in the lead.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: South Delhi
Date of voting: May 12
2019 candidates: Raghav Chadha (AAP), Ramesh Bidhuri (BJP), Vijender Singh (Congress)
Sitting MP, party: Ramesh Bidhuri, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 1,07,000
Runner up name, party: Col Devinder Sehrawat, AAP
Number of voters in 2014: 11,02,410
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 62.90%
Number of women voters in 2014: 7,47,452
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,680
First Published: Mar 17, 2019 13:44 IST