New Delhi | February 9, 2021 1:11:31 pm
Nerela (Delhi) 2020 Live: The assembly constituency will go to polls on February 8. In the last assembly elections, the seat was won by Sharad Kumar of the AAP by a margin of 40292 votes. Sharad Kumar defeated BJP candidate ( Neel Daman Khatri ). The last state assembly elections in Delhi were held on February 7, 2015 to elect 70 members.
In the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections, the won 67 ofCOVIDseats. The BJP got the remaining three seats. While the AAP secured 54.3% of the votes, BJP got 32%. There are a total of 1.46 crore registered voters in Delhi — 80,55,686 men, 66,35,635 women and 815 belonging to the third gender.
nerela Assembly Election 2020 Candidate List
The BJP hopes to replicate its 2019 Lok Sabha success in Delhi where Assembly elections are slated to be held on February 8.
Delhi voted overwhelmingly for the BJP in the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, giving it all seven seats.
Subscriber Only Stories
The party’s vote share rose from 32.19 per cent in the 2015 Assembly elections to 56.86 per cent in the May Lok Sabha elections. In the 2015 Assembly elections, however, it was reduced to just three of the 70 seats, the rest won by the AAP.
Since the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP has failed to win assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand, which is one reason why the party is desperate for a victory in Delhi. The party last held power in the capital in 1998.
📣 Join our Telegram channel ( The Indian Express ) for the latest news and updates
- The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.