West Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Political Map of Delhi showing Parliamentary constituencies as of 2019 elections.

West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: पश्चिम दिल्ली लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the seven Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002. Earlier some parts of the constituency were included in Outer Delhi constituency and some parts were included in the erstwhile South Delhi constituency.

Assembly segments[edit]

West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following ten Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies:[1]

  1. Madipur
  2. Rajouri Garden
  3. Hari Nagar
  4. Tilak Nagar
  5. Janakpuri
  6. Vikaspuri
  7. Uttam Nagar
  8. Dwarka
  9. Matiala
  10. Najafgarh

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1952-2004 Does not exist
2009 Mahabal Mishra Indian National Congress
2014 Parvesh Verma Bharatiya Janata Party
2019

Election results[edit]

17th Lok Sabha: 2019 General Elections[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: West Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma 8,65,648 60.05 +11.75
INC Mahabal Mishra 2,87,162 19.92 +5.59
AAP Balbir Jakhar 2,51,873 17.47 -10.91
BSP Sita Saran Sen 13,269 0.92 +0.49
NOTA None of the Above 8,937 0.62 +0.03
Majority 5,78,486 40.13 +20.21
Turnout 14,42,492 60.82 -5.28
BJP hold Swing +11.75

16th Lok Sabha: 2014 General Elections[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: West Delhi [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma 6,51,395 48.30 +8.58
AAP Jarnail Singh 3,82,809 28.38 N/A
INC Mahabal Mishra 1,93,266 14.33 -39.99
IND. Jarnail Singh 84,722 6.28 N/A
BSP Raj Pal Singh 8,707 0.65 -3.44
NOTA None of the Above 7,932 0.59 N/A
Margin of victory 2,68,586 19.92 +5.32
Turnout 13,47,971 66.10 +13.76
BJP gain from INC Swing -6.02

15th Lok Sabha: 2009 General Elections[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: West Delhi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Mahabal Mishra 4,79,899 54.32
BJP Prof. Jagdish Mukhi 3,50,889 39.72
BSP Deepak Bharadwaj 36,089 4.09
BSKRP Krishan Kumar Sharma 3,309 0.37
IND. Har Gobind Arora 2,803 0.32
Margin of victory 1,29,010 14.60
Turnout 8,83,437 52.34
INC win (new seat)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 556.
  2. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI. Retrieved 23 May 2014.

Coordinates: 28°39′58″N 77°04′01″E / 28.6660°N 77.0670°E / 28.6660; 77.0670