East Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency)

East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: पूर्व दिल्ली लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 7 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in the Indian National Capital Territory of Delhi. This constituency came into existence in 1966. It presently comprises 40 municipal wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi with approximately 16 lakh voters and a population of approx 25 lakhs.[1]

East Delhi is one of the larger and highly populated Lok Sabha constituencies not only in Delhi but all over India. The constituency covers areas east of the Yamuna and has a large population, including Seelampur, Shahdara, Gandhi Nagar and Preet Vihar. The current MP from here is Maheish Girri.

Delhi Parliamentary Constituencies
Political Map of Delhi (National Capital Territory of Delhi) showing Parliamentary constituencies as of 2009 elections.

Assembly segments

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

  1. Wazirabad
  2. Narela
  3. Gita Colony
  4. Gandhi Nagar
  5. Krishan Nagar
  6. Shahdara
  7. Rohtas Nagar
  8. Ghonda

From 1993-2008, it comprised the following Delhi Vidhan Sabha segments:[2]

  1. Trilokpuri
  2. Patparganj
  3. Mandawali
  4. Geeta Colony
  5. Gandhi Nagar
  6. Krishna Nagar
  7. Vishwas Nagar
  8. Shahdara
  9. Seemapuri
  10. Nand Nagari
  11. Rohtas Nagar
  12. Babarpur
  13. Seelampur
  14. Ghonda
  15. Yamuna Vihar
  16. Qarawal Nagar
  17. Wazirpur
  18. Nerela (Polling stations 1-64 and 70-97)
  19. Bhalswa Jahangirpur (Polling stations 3-163)
  20. Adarsh Nagar
  21. Timarpur (Polling stations 46, 97-101)
  22. Model Town (Polling stations 103-113)

Following the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies, since 2008, it comprises the following Delhi Vidhan Sabha segments:[3]

  1. Jangpura
  2. Okhla
  3. Trilokpuri
  4. Kondli
  5. Patparganj
  6. Laxmi Nagar
  7. Vishwas Nagar
  8. Krishna Nagar
  9. Gandhi Nagar
  10. Shahdara

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1952-57-62 Does not exist
1967 Hardayal Devgun Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1971 H. K. L. Bhagat Indian National Congress
1977 Kishore Lal Janata Party
1980 H. K. L. Bhagat Indian National Congress (I)
1984 H. K. L. Bhagat Indian National Congress
1989 H. K. L. Bhagat Indian National Congress
1991 Baikunth Lal Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
Major boundary changes
1996 Baikunth Lal Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
1997 by-election Lal Bihari Tiwari Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Lal Bihari Tiwari Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Lal Bihari Tiwari Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Sandeep Dikshit Indian National Congress
Major boundary changes
2009 Sandeep Dikshit Indian National Congress
2014 Dr. Maheish Girri Bharatiya Janata Party

Election results

2014 general election

Indian general elections, 2014: East Delhi [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Maheish Girri 5,72,202 47.83 +15.53
AAP Rajmohan Gandhi 3,81,739 31.91 N/A
INC Sandeep Dikshit 2,03,240 16.99 -43.42
BSP Javed Ansari 11,975 0.42 N/A
Trinamool Congress Md. Said Siddiqui 3,894 0.33 N/A
Majority 1,90,463 15.92 -12.19
Turnout 11,96,336 65.35 +11.91
BJP gain from INC Swing +15.53

2009 general election

Indian general election, 2009: East Delhi[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sandeep Dikshit 5,18,001 60.41 +4.19
BJP Chetan Chauhan 2,76,948 32.30 -4.63
BSP Mohammad Yunus 45,447 5.30 +1.02
Majority 2,41,053 28.11 +8.81
Turnout 8,57,406 53.43
INC hold Swing +1.88

2004 general election

Indian general election, 2004: East Delhi[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Sandeep Dikshit 6,69,527 56.22 +13.97
BJP Lal Bihari Tiwari 4,39,748 36.93 -13.29
BSP Bal Raj SIngh 50,985 4.28 +0.67
Majority 2,29,779 19.30 +11.37
Turnout 11,90,814
INC gain from BJP Swing +7.33

1999 general election

Indian general election, 1999: East Delhi[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Lal Bihari Tiwari 5,21,434 50.22 +1.39
INC AVM H L Kapur 4,38,674 42.25 -2.64
BSP Javed Ansari 37,444 3.61 +0.56
Majority 82,760 7.93 +3.99
Turnout 10,38,275 43.37 -8.07
BJP hold Swing +0.07

1998 general election

Indian general election, 1998: East Delhi[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Lal Bihari Tiwari 5,63,083 48.83 +0.13
INC Sheila Dikshit 5,17,721 44.89 +18.74
BSP Zahid Khan 35,126 3.05
Majority 45,362 3.94 -18.61
Turnout 11,53,220 51.44 +27.09
BJP hold Swing +0.13

1997 By-election

Lok Sabha By-election, 1997: East Delhi[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Lal Bihari Tiwari 2,64,550 48.24 -0.49
INC Ashok Kumar Walia 1,42,027 25.89 -9.04
Independent H. K. L. Bhagat 1,21,364 22.34 +22.25
Majority 1,22,523 22.55 +8.75
Turnout 5,43,383 24.58 -26.19
BJP hold Swing -0.03

1996 general election

Indian general election, 1996: East Delhi[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Baikunth Lal Sharma "Prem" 5,38,655 48.73 +8.46
INC Deep Chand Bandhu 3,86,156 34.93 +2.88
Janata Dal Chaudhari Kesari Singh 48,455 4.38 -16.70
IC(T) Jitender Kumar 38,401 3.47
Majority 1,52,499 13.80 +5.58
Turnout 11,05,410 50.54 +2.31
BJP hold Swing +8.46

1991 general election

Indian general election, 1991: East Delhi[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP B. L. Sharma (Prem) 303,141 40.27
INC H. K. L. Bhagat 241,316 32.05 -17.74
Janata Dal Ram Bir Singh Bidhuri 158,712 21.08 +15.83
Majority 61,825 8.22 -16.15
Turnout 752,846 48.23 -1.40
BJP gain from INC Swing

1989 general election

Indian general election, 1989: East Delhi[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC H K L Bhagat 359,602 49.79 -27.16
Independent Chand Ram 183,603 25.42
BSP Kanshi Ram 81,095 11.23
Janata Dal Kishor Lal 37,925 5.25
Majority 175,999 24.37 -37.84
Turnout 722,183 49.63 -11.72
INC hold Swing -27.16

1984 general election

Indian general election, 1984: East Delhi[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC H K L Bhagat 386,150 76.95 +21.95
Janata Party Kishore Lal 73,970 14.74 -19.17
Majority 312,180 62.21 +41.12
Turnout 501,822 61.35 -1.01
INC hold Swing +21.95

1980 general election

Indian general election, 1980: East Delhi[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC(I) H K L Bhagat 228,727 55.00 +24.64
Janata Party Kishore Lal 141,019 33.91 -34.04
JNP(S) Mir Singh 25,539 6.14
Majority 87,708 21.09 -16.50
Turnout 415,881 62.36 -7.77
INC(I) gain from BLD Swing +24.64

1977 general election

Indian general election, 1977: East Delhi[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BLD Kishore Lal 240,594 67.95
INC H K L Bhagat 107,487 30.36 -33.76
RPI Radhey Shyam 3,748 1.06
Majority 133,107 37.59 +5.12
Turnout 354,078 70.13 +5.31
BLD gain from INC Swing

1971 general election

Indian general election, 1971: East Delhi[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC H K L Bhagat 146,632 64.12 +18.65
BJS Hardayal Devgun 72,382 31.65 -17.11
NCO Fateh Singh 5,717 2.50
Majority 74,250 32.47 +29.18
Turnout 228,685 64.82 -2.47
INC gain from BJS Swing +18.65

1967 general election

Indian general election, 1967: East Delhi[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJS Hardayal Devgun 83,261 48.76
INC B Mohan 77,645 45.47
RPI V N Kaushik 9,855 5.77
Majority 5,616 3.29
Turnout 170,761 67.29

See also

References

  1. ^ "Delimitation panel accepts NCP's proposals". The Hindu. 3 December 2005. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies, General Election to the Lok Sabha, 2004" (PDF). Government of Delhi website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-06.
  3. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. p. 556.
  4. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  5. ^ 2009 Lok Sabha results by constituency Archived 11 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ 2004 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  7. ^ 1999 Lok Sabha results by constituency Archived 18 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ 1998 Lok Sabha results by constituency Archived 18 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ 1997 Lok Sabha Bye election
  10. ^ 1996 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  11. ^ 1991 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  12. ^ 1989 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  13. ^ 1984 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  14. ^ 1980 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  15. ^ 1977 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  16. ^ 1971 Lok Sabha results by constituency
  17. ^ 1967 Lok Sabha results by constituency

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