Dwarka (Delhi Assembly constituency)

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Dwarka
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
District West Delhi
State Delhi
Current constituency
Created 2008
Party AAP
MLA Adarsh Shastri

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

Overview[edit]

Dwarka constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002. This constituency covers part of Dwarka, Nasirpur Village, Dashrath puri, Dabri Village and Sagar Pur mainly.

Dwarka is part of West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency along with nine other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Madipur, Rajouri Garden, Hari Nagar, Tilak Nagar, Janakpuri, Vikaspuri, Uttam Nagar, Matiala and Najafgarh.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Key

 INC    BJP    AAP  

Election Member Party
2008 Mahabal Mishra Indian National Congress
2009 By-election [1] Pradyuman Rajput Bharatiya Janata Party
2013 Pradyuman Rajput Bharatiya Janata Party
2015 Adarsh Shastri Aam Aadmi Party

Election results[edit]

2015 results[edit]

Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2015: Dwarka
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AAP Adarsh Shastri 79,729 59.07 +26.30
BJP Pradyuman Rajput 40,363 29.90 -7.40
INC Mahabal Mishra 12,532 9.28 -11.22
BSP Amit Chauhan 608 0.45 -1.09
NOTA None of the above 332 0.24 -0.40
Majority 39,366 29.17 +24.63
Turnout 1,34,952
AAP gain from BJP Swing +22.60

2013 results[edit]

Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2013: Dwarka
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Parduymn Singh 42,734 37.30 -17.56
AAP Ravi Kumar Suryan 37,537 32.77
INC Tasveer Solanki 23,487 20.50 -16.99
NYP Rajneesh Kumar Jha 4,398 3.84
JD(U) Pramod Kumar 2,751 2.40
BSP Rajiv Kumar Gautam 1,760 1.54
CPI(M) Mukesh Kumar Chaudhary 684 0.60
ACP Rajesh 225 0.20
Independent Mukesh Kumar Tanwar 169 0.15 +0.06
Independent Anil Singh 90 0.08 +0.01
NOTA None 729 0.64
Majority 5,197 4.54 -12.83
Turnout 114,564
BJP hold Swing -17.56

2009 By-election results[edit]

Delhi Legislative Assembly By-election, 2009: Dwarka[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Pradyumn Rajput 35,891 54.86 +19.30
INC Tilotma Chodhary 24,526 37.49 -14.84
Independent Madan Mohan 3,178 4.86
Independent Mordhwaj Rai 417 0.64
Independent Gulfan 332 0.51
RJSP Om Prakash Indora 286 0.44
Independent Suvash Kr Ch 234 0.36
Independent Rajesh Kumar Hotla 162 0.25 +0.11
BEP(R) Hari Prakash 151 0.23
BSKP Naresh Chanra P 85 0.13
Independent Mukesh Kumarr Tanwar 60 0.09 -0.09
JKNPP Prof R N Singh 51 0.08
Independent Anil Singh 45 0.07 0.00
Majority 11,365 17.37 +0.60
Turnout 65,418 46.56 -15.84
BJP gain from INC Swing +11.88

2008 results[edit]

Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2008: Dwarka[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mahabal Mishra 43,608 52.33
BJP Pradyuman Rajput 29,627 35.56
BSP Babu Ram 7,806 9.37
CPI(M) Mukesh Kumar Chaudhary 553 0.66
Independent Subhash Kumar Chaudhary 400 0.48
RJD Jogendra Singh 350 0.42
SP Kapil Kumar 225 0.27
Independent Rajesh Sinha 159 0.19
Independent Mukesh Kumar 150 0.18
Independent Om Prakash Indora 125 0.15
Independent Ramesh Kumar Hotla 120 0.14
LNJSP Bishnu Pathak 76 0.09
Independent Mukesh Kumar 69 0.08
Independent Anil Kumar Singh 57 0.07
Majority 13,981 16.77
Turnout 83,325 62.4
INC win (new seat)

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