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New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency
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Elected Year2014 Election
StateDelhi
Political Map of Delhi (National Capital Territory of Delhi) showing Parliamentary constituencies as of 2009 elections.

New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 7 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the Indian National Capital Territory of Delhi. This constituency came into existence in 1951. Famous film actor, Rajesh Khanna lost here by a close margin in 1991 to L. K. Advani. It is the oldest constituency of Delhi that currently exists.

Assembly segments[edit]

From 1966-93, New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency comprised the following Delhi Metropolitan Council segments:

  1. Sarojini Nagar
  2. Laxmibai Nagar
  3. Gole Market
  4. Bara Khamba
  5. Minto Road
  6. Jangpura
  7. Kasturba Nagar
  8. Lajpat Nagar.

From 1993-2008, it comprised the following Delhi Vidhan Sabha segments:[1]

  1. Sarojini Nagar (Polling stations 1-93)
  2. Gole Market (Polling stations 1-100)
  3. Minto Road (Polling stations 1-135)
  4. Kasturba Nagar (Polling stations 1-21 and 23-114)
  5. Jangpura
  6. Matia Mahal (Polling stations 84-108)

Following the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies, since 2008, it comprises the following Delhi Vidhan Sabha segments:[2]

  1. Karol Bagh
  2. Patel Nagar
  3. Moti Nagar
  4. Delhi Cantt
  5. Rajinder Nagar
  6. New Delhi
  7. Kasturba Nagar
  8. Malviya Nagar
  9. R K Puram
  10. Greater Kailash

Members of Parliament[edit]

Key

 KMPP    INC    BJS    Janata Party    BJP    AAP  

Election Member Party
1951 Sucheta Kripalani Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party
1957 Indian National Congress
1961 (By Poll) Balraj Madhok Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1962 Mehr Chand Khanna Indian National Congress
Major boundary changes
1967 Manohar Lal Sondhi Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1971 Mukul Banerji Indian National Congress
1977 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Janata Party
1984 Krishan Chandra Pant Indian National Congress
1989 Lal Krishna Advani Bharatiya Janata Party
1991
1992 (By Poll) Rajesh Khanna Indian National Congress
Major boundary changes
1996 Jagmohan Bharatiya Janata Party
1998
1999
2004 Ajay Maken Indian National Congress
Major boundary changes
2009 Ajay Maken Indian National Congress
2014 Meenakashi Lekhi Bharatiya Janata Party
2019

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Thus from past records/results shows that this prestigious seat which covers the important institutions like Parliament House, Supreme Court, Central Government Offices, Rashtrapathi Bhavan, Prime Minister's Residence and residence of all the top civil, judicial, military, diplomatic enclave has been an Opposition ( Jana Sangh / Janata Party/ BJP) stronghold.

Election results[edit]

17th Lok Sabha: 2019 General Elections[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Meenakashi Lekhi 5,04,206 54.77 +8.02
INC Ajay Maken 2,47,702 26.91 +8.04
AAP Brijesh Goyal 1,50,342 16.33 -13.64
NOTA None of the Above 6,601 0.72 +0.14
Majority 2,56,504 27.86 +11.08
Turnout 9,20,541 56.96 -8.12
BJP hold Swing +8.02

16th Lok Sabha: 2014 General Elections[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Meenakashi Lekhi 4,53,350 46.75 +11.71
AAP Ashish Khetan 2,90,642 29.97 N/A
INC Ajay Maken 1,82,893 18.87 -40.72
IND. Ravi Kumar Gupta 20,028 2.07 N/A
BSP Solomon George 6,088 0.63 -2.29
NOTA None of the Above 5,589 0.58 N/A
Majority 1,62,708 16.78 -7.77
Turnout 9,69,812 65.08 +9.40
BJP gain from INC Swing -12.84

15th Lok Sabha: 2009 General Elections[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ajay Maken 4,55,867 59.59 +7.55
BJP Vijay Goel 2,68,058 35.04 -10.69
BSP Trilok Chand Sharma 22,364 2.92 +1.93
YFE Major Sangeeta Tomar 2,099 0.27 N/A
SP Aamer Ahmed Madni 1,732 0.23 N/A
Majority 1,87,809 24.55 +18.24
Turnout 7,65,018 55.83
INC hold Swing

14th Lok Sabha: 2004 General Elections[edit]

2004 Indian general elections: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Ajay Makan 1,05,415 52.04
BJP Jagmohan 92,631 45.73
BSP Vikram 1,983 0.93
Independent Sanjay Kumar Yadav 680 0.34
Independent Javed Abidi 397 0.20
Majority 12,784 6.31
Turnout 2,02,557 44.59
INC gain from BJP Swing

13th Lok Sabha: 1999 General Elections[edit]

1999 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Jag Mohan 1,24,626 54.95
INC R. K. Dhawan 96,733 42.65
Independent Ram Kumar Azad 1,579 0.69
NCP J.L. Jahrat 1,161 0.51
Independent Rajendra Singhal 781 0.34
Majority 27,893 12.30
Turnout 2,26,758 41.78
BJP hold Swing

12th Lok Sabha: 1998 General Elections[edit]

1998 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Jagmohan 1,39,905 54.36
INC R. K. Dhawan 1,07,258 41.67
Janata Dal Hukum Singh 4,060 1.57
BSP Khem Chand Jatav 2,582 1.00
RJD Swaraj Bala 1,081 0.42
Majority 32,647 12.69
Turnout 2,57,355 50.21
BJP hold Swing

11th Lok Sabha: 1996 General Elections[edit]

1996 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Jagmohan 1,39,945 54.34
INC Rajesh Khanna 81,630 31.70
Janata Dal Shoaib Iqbal 17,905 6.95
IC(T) Madan Singh Bisht 5,027 1.95
Independent Dharam Dutt 1,933 0.75
Majority 58,315 22.64
Turnout 2,57,513 50.95
BJP gain from INC Swing

10th Lok Sabha: 1992 By Election[edit]

By Election, 1992: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Rajesh Khanna 1,01,625 52.48
BJP Shatrughan Sinha 73,369 37.89
Janata Dal J. B. Jatav 10,638 5.49
Independent S. Kumar 1,135 0.58
Independent P. Devi 753 0.38
Majority 28,256 14.59
Turnout 1,93,612 42.45
INC gain from BJP Swing

10th Lok Sabha: 1991 General Elections[edit]

1991 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Lal Krishna Advani 93,662 43.40
INC Rajesh Khanna 92,073 42.66
Janata Dal Manju Mohan 20,439 9.47
Janata Party Himanshu Pandey 2,834 1.31
BSP Om Parkash 641 0.30
Majority 1,589 0.74
Turnout 2,15,834 47.32
BJP hold Swing

9th Lok Sabha: 1989 General Elections[edit]

1989 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Lal Krishna Advani 1,29,256 55.54
INC V. Mohini Giri 97,415 41.85
Independent Maharaj Kumar 848 0.36
Independent Harkesh Singh Ujjainwal 728 0.31
Independent Rattan 531 0.23
Majority 31,841 13.69
Turnout 2,32,744 54.19
BJP gain from INC Swing

8th Lok Sabha: 1984 General Elections[edit]

1984 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Krishna Chandra Pant 1,31,932 67.86
BJP Kanwar Lal Gupta 59,046 30.37
Independent Karuna Lal 514 0.26
Independent Harish Dhingra 442 0.23
Independent Rup Lal Mehta 393 0.20
Majority 72,886 37.49
Turnout 1,94,413 63.93
INC gain from BJP Swing

7th Lok Sabha: 1980 General Elections[edit]

1980 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Atal Bihari Vajpayee 94,098 48.52
INC(I) C. M. Stephen 89,053 45.92
JNP(S) Rajinder Puri 4,682 2.41
INC(U) Mukul Banerjee 762 0.39
Independent Yogeshwar Bhagwan 664 0.34
Majority 5,045 2.60
Turnout 1,93,933 64.41
BJP gain from Janata Party Swing

6th Lok Sabha: 1977 General Elections[edit]

1977 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BLD Atal Bihari Vajpayee 1,25,936 71.26
INC Shashi Bhushan 48,750 27.58
Independent Urmila 628 0.36
Independent Maharaj Kumar 580 0.33
Independent Laxmi Kant Jha 529 0.30
Independent Virendra Kumar 321 0.18
Majority 77,186 43.68
Turnout 1,76,744 65.29
Janata Party gain from INC Swing

5th Lok Sabha: 1971 General Elections[edit]

1971 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mukul Banerji 81,867 64.38
BJS M. L. Sondhi 37,334 29.36
Independent S. Madhusudan 5,108 4.02
Independent Parkash Chand 460 0.36
Independent Brij Mohan Toofan 422 0.33
Majority 44,533 35.02
Turnout 1,27,165 58.52
INC gain from BJS Swing

4th Lok Sabha: 1967 General Elections[edit]

1967 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJS Manohar Lal Sondhi 82,173 55.39
INC Mehr Chand Khanna 57,313 38.63
Independent D. Singh 2,668 1.80
Independent Shital A. K. Dar 2,439 1.64
Independent R. Dass 2,074 1.40
Majority 24,860 16.76
Turnout 1,48,359 71.07
BJS gain from INC Swing

3rd Lok Sabha: 1962 General Elections[edit]

1962 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mehr Chand Khanna 96,264 56.66
BJS Balraj Madhok 64,669 38.06
Independent Lanka Sundaram 3,786 2.23
Independent Parkash Baghi 2,197 1.29
PSP Tirath Dass 1,048 0.62
Majority 31,595 18.60
Turnout 1,73,042 64.41
INC gain from BJS Swing

2nd Lok Sabha: 1961 By Election[edit]

By Election, 1961: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJS Balraj Madhok 47,184 46.04
INC J. B. Singh 37,603 36.69
Independent Om Prakash 10,479 10.22
Independent Manmohani Sahgal 5,722 5.58
Independent Parkash Baghi 955 0.93
ABHM H. L. Saxena 536 0.52
Majority 9,581 9.35
Turnout 1,02,479 39.32
BJS gain from INC Swing

1st Lok Sabha: 1952 Election[edit]

1952 Indian general election: New Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
KMPP Sucheta Kripalani 47,735 46.72
INC Man Mohani Sehgal 40,064 39.21
Independent Durga Dass 6,749 6.61
Independent Om Prakash Gupta 3,945 3.86
Independent Mahant Raghubir Dass 2,025 1.98
Independent Ganesh Datt Bhavdu Joshi 1,657 1.62
Majority 7,671 7.51
Turnout 1,02,175 56.05
KMPP win (new seat)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies, General Election to the Lok Sabha, 2004" (PDF). Government of Delhi website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 556.
  3. ^ Election Commission of India "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 June 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 28°38′06″N 77°13′12″E / 28.6350°N 77.2200°E / 28.6350; 77.2200