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East Delhi Lok Sabha Elections

East Delhi is one of the 7 Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi. Voting for Lok Sabha election in Delhi is being held in a single phase. Voting in East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is in the sixth phase on May 12 and counting is on May 23.

After the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies in 2008, East Delhi parliamentary constituency was divided into ten Vidhan Sabha segments namely Jangpura, Okhla, Trilokpuri, Kondli, Patparganj, Laxmi Nagar, Vishwas Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Gandhi Nagar and Shahdara.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party's Maheish Girri had won the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency with a margin of 1,90,463 votes. Maheish Girri had bagged 5,72,202 votes as against Aam Aadmi Party's Rajmohan Gandhi who bagged the second spot with 3,81,739 votes. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit was pushed to the third spot with 2,03,240 votes.

In the 2009 election, Sandeep Dikshit had won the seat for the Congress for the second time in a row bagging 5,18,001 votes defeating Bharatiya Janata Party's Chetan Chauhan who secured 2,76,948 votes.

In the 2014 election in East Delhi, 72.69 per cent or 11,96,731 voters had exercised their franchise. Of the 23 contestants who were in the fray, 20 had lost their deposits.

For the 2019 election, Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir against Atishi Marlena of Aam Aadmi Party and Arvinder Singh Lovely of Congress.

Jai Ram Lal from Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party, Satish Kumar Prajapati from Mazdoor Kirayedar Vikas Party and Manju Chhibber from Republican Party of India are among the several other candidates in the fray for the seat.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Gautam Gambhir BJP

Won

696156
Arvinder Singh Lovely INC

Lost

304934
Atishi AAAP

Lost

219328
Sanjay Kumar BSP

Lost

19090
Nota Nota

Lost

4920
Ajay Chaudhary AKAP

Lost

1282
Satish Kumar Prajapati MKVP

Lost

1239
Surender Gupta NAPP

Lost

1044
Mukesh Jadly UPGP

Lost

943
Hitesh Kumar JPJD

Lost

937
Hafiz Burhanuddin NRMP

Lost

699
Harbalwinder Singh IND

Lost

678
Ashok Surana IND

Lost

650
Dr. Krishan Singh Chauhan PPI(D)

Lost

643
Manjeet Singh RNMP

Lost

634
Raj Kumar Dhingiya IND

Lost

586
Amanullah Ahmed BINP

Lost

512
Manju Chhibber RPI(A)

Lost

503
Manoj Kumar Gupta IND

Lost

496
Shiv Kumar IND

Lost

408
Mohan Lal Sharma STBP

Lost

352
Ravi Kumar IND

Lost

328
Deepti Nadella PPOI

Lost

323
Rahimuddin Shah IND

Lost

318
Anupam Tripathi BKP

Lost

289
D. Durga Prasad CHP

Lost

274
Neeru Mongia PRISM

Lost

255

East Delhi News

Gautam Gambhir calls Arvind Kejriwal 'filth', says will file defamation case over Atishi's allegation on him

Gautam Gambhir calls Arvind Kejriwal 'filth', says will file defamation case over Atishi's allegation on him

Gambhir also asserted that he will file a defamation case against CM Kejriwal and Atishi for trying to tarnish his image.

May 09, 2019, 19:08 PM IST
DCW takes cognizance of 'pamphlet war' between AAP's Atishi, BJP's Gautam Gambhir, seeks reply from DCP

DCW takes cognizance of 'pamphlet war' between AAP's Atishi, BJP's Gautam Gambhir, seeks reply from DCP

DCW has sought a reply from DCP, East Delhi by May 11.

May 09, 2019, 18:35 PM IST
BJP's Gautam Gambhir challenges AAP leader Atishi over alleged derogatory pamphlets

BJP's Gautam Gambhir challenges AAP leader Atishi over alleged derogatory pamphlets

The pamphlet headlined 'Atishi Marlena-Know your candidate', also uses abusive language about Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.

May 09, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

Watch: Taal Thok Ke election edition from East Delhi

This segment of Zee News brings to you Taal Thok Ke election edition from East Delhi. Watch this special debate to know more.

May 07, 2019, 18:58 PM IST
Delhi: Five injured as LPG cylinder explodes in Geeta Colony

Delhi: Five injured as LPG cylinder explodes in Geeta Colony

The fire department was informed about the blaze at around 6.40 am and three fire tenders were rushed to the spot. 

May 06, 2019, 14:04 PM IST
Supreme Court acquits nine convicted in 1984 riots case

Supreme Court acquits nine convicted in 1984 riots case

In November last year, the Delhi High Court had upheld its verdict in the case following which the convicted persons appealed in the Supre Court. 

Apr 30, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency of Delhi: Full list of candidates, polling dates

East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency of Delhi: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency of Delhi.

Apr 30, 2019, 12:28 PM IST
East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency

East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency

For the 2019 election, Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir against Atishi Marlena of Aam Aadmi Party and Arvinder Singh Lovely of Congress.

Apr 25, 2019, 11:42 AM IST
BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi, Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi

BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi, Meenakshi Lekhi from New Delhi

The party also announced its sitting MP Meenakshi Lekhi as its candidate from the New Delhi seat.

Apr 22, 2019, 22:20 PM IST
Car catches fire near Akshardham temple in Delhi

Car catches fire near Akshardham temple in Delhi

No one was hurt in the incident, they said.

Mar 13, 2019, 15:01 PM IST
Shot at her wedding, bride completes rituals after receiving treatment

Shot at her wedding, bride completes rituals after receiving treatment

Undaunted by the entire episode, the woman proceeded with the impending nuptials.

Jan 18, 2019, 09:30 AM IST
Delhi: Class 10 student dragged inside flat, gangraped

Delhi: Class 10 student dragged inside flat, gangraped

The incident took place on Saturday in east Delhi`s Vinod Nagar.

Oct 15, 2018, 07:16 AM IST
Three sisters die of starvation in Delhi's Mandawali, magisterial probe ordered

Three sisters die of starvation in Delhi's Mandawali, magisterial probe ordered

The Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the tragic deaths of three sisters who were found dead in east Delhi's Mandawali area on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
Delhi: Man kills father-in-law for property in Mayur Vihar Phase 1

Delhi: Man kills father-in-law for property in Mayur Vihar Phase 1

An elderly man was killed by his son-in-law over property issue in Delhi's Mayur Vihar locality.

Apr 22, 2018, 20:22 PM IST
MCD set to get three mayors elected unopposed, Delhi BJP announces candidates

MCD set to get three mayors elected unopposed, Delhi BJP announces candidates

Narendra Chawla (South Delhi), Adesh Kumar Gupta (North Delhi) and Bipin Bihari Singh (East Delhi) have been announced as the candidates for the mayoral polls next week that will be a mere formality

Apr 18, 2018, 14:49 PM IST