Rithala Assembly Elections 2020: Situated in North West Delhi district, Rithala will go to polls on 8 February along with other constituencies of Delhi.
In the last election, 66.46 percent of the voters had cast their votes, which amounted to 1.65 lakh votes.
The Assembly constituency is part of the North West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. In the upcoming election, AAP’s Mohinder Goyal will be seeking re-election from the constituency, fighting against Manish Choudhary of the BJP, a councillor in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation.
Here is a brief profile of Rithala constituency:
Constituency Name: Rithala
Constituency Number: 6
District Name: North West Delhi
Total Electors: 2,48,480
Female Electors: 1,14,760
Male Electors: 1,33,699
Third Gender: 21
Results in previous elections: Kulwant Rana of BJP won the seat in 2008 and 2013 polls. He lost to Mohinder Goyal of the AAP in the 2015 polls. This constituency came into existence in 2008 post the delimitation exercise.
Demographics: As per reports, Rithala is a Muslim-concentrated Assembly segment with the community forming 30 to 40 percent of the population. The Assembly segment also has a crucial Jat population, which has -traditionally been a BJP votebank. Middle-class areas such as Sector 17 Rohini, Sector 16 Rohini, Sector 11 Rohini and Sector 6 Rohini are part of the constituency.
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