Chhatarpur (Delhi Assembly constituency)

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Chhatarpur
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
District South Delhi
State Delhi
Current constituency
Created 2008
Party AAP
MLA Kartar Singh Tanwar

Chhatarpur Vidhan Sabha constituency (Hindi: छत्तरपुर विधानसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 70 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the National Capital Territory in northern India.

Overview[edit]

Present geographical structure of Chhatarpur constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.[1]

Chhatarpur is part of South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency along with nine other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Bijwasan, Sangam Vihar, Ambedkar Nagar, Deoli, Kalkaji, Tughlakabad, Palam, Badarpur and Mehrauli.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Key

 INC    BJP    AAP  

Election Member Party
2008 Balram Tanwar Indian National Congress
2013 Brahm Singh Tanwar Bharatiya Janata Party
2015 Kartar Singh Tanwar Aam Aadmi Party

Election results[edit]

2015 results[edit]

Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2015: Chhatarpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AAP Kartar Singh Tanwar 67,645 54.29 +34.10
BJP Brahm Singh Tanwar 45,405 36.44 -8.63
INC Balram Tanwar 9,339 7.49 -23.04
RLD Amit Vaid 627 0.50 N/A
BSP Bijender 503 0.40 -1.86
Shiv Sena Archana Yadav 98 0.07 -0.09
NOTA None of the above 547 0.43 -0.22
Majority 22,240 17.85 +3.31
Turnout 1,24,602
AAP gain from BJP Swing +29.79

2013 results[edit]

Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2013: Chhatarpur [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Brahm Singh Tanwar 49,975 45.07 +13.63
INC Balram Tanwar 33,851 30.53 -6.69
AAP Rishi Pal 22,285 20.10
BSP Amit Kumar 2,507 2.26 -27.02
CPI Shiv Dutt Sharma 745 0.67
Proutist Bloc Ram Sirjan Bhagat 370 0.33
Independent Babu Lal 245 0.22
Shiv Sena Ashok 180 0.16 -0.12
NOTA None 718 0.65
Majority 16,124 14.54 +8.76
Turnout 110,876
BJP hold Swing +13.63

2008 results[edit]

Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2008: Chhatarpur[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Balram Tanwar 32,406 37.22
BJP Brahm Singh Tanwar 27,376 31.44
BSP Kanwar Singh Tanwar 25,492 29.28
Independent Hira Lal Singh 481 0.55
RLD Prem Raj 440 0.51
Shiv Sena Kiran Singh 241 0.28
Independent Rafik Ahmad 203 0.23
Independent Bir Singh 124 0.14
LNJSP Ch Pratap Singh Tanwar 118 0.14
LPSP Ram Sirjan Bhagat 110 0.13
NJD Sanjay Singh 86 0.10
Majority 5,030 5.78
Turnout 87,077 56.0
INC hold Swing

See also[edit]

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