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Mundka Assembly Election 2020: Constituency set for threeway clash between BJP’s Azad Singh, AAP’s Dharampal Lakra and Congress’ Naresh Kumar

Mundka Assembly Elections 2020: Mundka, which is situated on the outskirts of the city, has a large number of voters with…

By sudhakar , in Delhi Assembly election 2020 , at January 24, 2020

Mundka Assembly Elections 2020: Mundka, which is situated on the outskirts of the city, has a large number of voters with farming background, compared to other parts of the Union Territory.

 Mundka Assembly Election 2020: Constituency set for threeway clash between BJPs Azad Singh, AAPs Dharampal Lakra and Congress Naresh Kumar

Representational image. PTI

In the 2015 Assembly polls, the constituency recorded a polling percentage of 63 percent, with 1.61 lakh out of the 2.61 lakh voters exercising their franchise.

The AAP has replaced its sitting MLA Sukhbir Singh Dalal with Dharampal Lakra for the upcoming election, while the Congress has fielded Dr Naresh Kumar.

The BJP has fielded Azad Singh, the brother of former Delhi chief minister Sahib Singh Verma and the uncle of Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, the BJP MP from West Delhi.

Mundka goes to polls on 8 February and the results will be declared on 11 February. 

Constituency Name: Mundka

Constituency Number: 8

District Name: North West Delhi

Total Electors: 2,61,341

Female Electors: 1,18,872

Male Electors: 1,42,441

Third Gender: 28

Reserved: No

Results in previous elections: The constituency was created in 2008. In the election that year, Manoj Kumar of the BJP won the seat. In the 2013 polls, Rambir Shokeen, an Independent, won the seat. In the AAP wave of 2015, Sukhbir Singh Dalal won the seat. 

Demographics: It is a rural constituency comprising of several villages, unauthorised colonies and JJ clusters. Some of the villages include Tatesar, Jaunti, Ladpur, Kanjhawla, Nizampur Rashidpur, Karala, Mohd. Pur Majri, Madanpur Dabas, Rasulpur, Hiran Kudna. Brahmins and Jats are an important part of the electorate. It has a sizeable number of Muslims. In fact, there were reports suggesting that BJP’s Haryana ally, JJP, had an eye on this seat owing to its Jat vote bank.

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