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Delhi Assembly elections 2013 FAQs




Everything you need to know about the Delhi Assembly Elections 2013



Q 1. When will the Delhi Assembly elections be held?
A 1. 4th December 2013.

Q 2. When will the Delhi Assembly elections results be declared?
A 2. 8th December of 2013.


Q 3. Which party is currently in power in Delhi?
A 3. The Indian National Congress.

Q 4. Who is the present Chief Minister of Delhi?
A 4. No one. President rule applicable.

Q 5. How long has Shiela Dikshit been the Chief Minster of Delhi?
A 5. Shiela Dikshit has been the Chief Minster of Delhi for 15 years, since 1998.

Q 6. How many times have Legislative elections been held in Delhi?
A 6. Legislative Assembly elections have been held four times in Delhi. This is the fifth Legislative Assembly election in Delhi.

Q 7. How many Assembly Constituencies are there in Delhi?
A 7. There are 70 Assembly Constituencies in Delhi.

Q 8. How many registered voters / electors are there in Delhi?
A 8. There are 1,15,07113 registered voters / electors in Delhi.

Q 9. Who is the BJP candidate for Chief Minister of Delhi?
A 9. Dr Harshvardhan.

Q 10. Who is the Aam Aadmi Party candidate for the Chief Minister of Delhi?
A 10. Arvind Kejriwal.

Q 11. Who is the Congress candidate for the Chief Minister of Delhi?
A 11. The Congress has not yet announced its list of candidates. Possible contenders are Shiela Dikshit and Ajay Maken.

Q 12. Which are some of the other parties in the fray in the Delhi elections?
A12. BSP (Bahujan Samajwadi Party), CPIM (Communist Party of India, Marxist), CPI (Communist Party of India), SP (Socialist Party), KMPP (Kisan Majdoor Praja Party), AISCF (All India Scheduled Caste Federation), FBL (MG) - Forward Block (Marxist Group), RSP (Revolutionary Socialist Party), RRP (Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad), HMS (Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha), SAD (Shiromoni Akali Dal), RJD (Rashtriya Janata Dal).

Q 13. Who are the previous Chief Ministers of Delhi?
A13. Sushma Swaraj (BJP, 1997-98), Sahib Singh Verma (BJP, 1996-97), Madan Lal Khurana (BJP, 1993-1996), G N Singh (INC, 1955-1956), Chaudhary Brahm Prakash (INC, 1952-1955).

Q 14. How many polling stations are there in the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections?
A 14. 11,763

Q 15. What is the last date for the submission of nominations in the Delhi Assembly elections?
A 15. 16th November 2013 (Sunday)

Q 16. What is the last date for the scutiny of nominations in the Delhi Assembly elections?
A 16. 18th November 2013 (Monday)

Q 17. What is the last date for the withdrawal of nominations in the Delhi Assembly elections?
A 17. 20th November 2013 (Wednesday)

Q 18. Who is the Chief Electoral Officer in the Delhi Assembly elections?
A 18. Sh Vijay Dev.

Q 19. Who is the sitting MLA of Rajouri Garden Assembly constituency?
A 19. Dayanand Chandila (INC)

Q 20. Who is the sitting MLA of Narela Assembly constituency?
A 20. Jaswant Singh Rana (INC)

Q 21. Who is the sitting MLA of Okhla Assembly constituency?
A 21. Asif Mohammed Khan (INC)

Q 22. Who is the sitting MLA of Mehrauli Assembly constituency?
A 22. Dr. Yoganand Shastri - Hon’ble Speaker (INC)

Q 23. Who is the sitting MLA of New Delhi Assembly constituency?
A 23. Smt. Sheila Dikshit (INC)

Q 24. Who is the sitting MLA of Laxmi Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 24. Dr. A K Walia (INC)

Q 25. Who is the sitting MLA of Mangol Puri Assembly constituency?
A 25. Raj Kumar Chauhan (INC)

Q 26. Who is the sitting MLA of Ballimaran Assembly constituency?
A 26. Haroon Yusuf (INC)

Q 27. Who is the sitting MLA of Malviya Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 27. Prof. Kiran Walia (INC)

Q 28. Who is the sitting MLA of Rajinder Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 28. Ramakant Goswami (INC)

Q 29. Who is the sitting MLA of Gandhi Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 29. Arvinder Singh Lovely (INC)

Q 30. Who is the sitting MLA of Kondli Assembly constituency?
A 30. Amrish Singh Gautam (INC)

Q 31. Who is the sitting MLA of Greater Kailash Assembly constituency?
A 31. Vijay Kumar Malhotra (BJP)

Q 32. Who is the sitting MLA of Adarsh Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 32. Mangat Ram Singhal (INC)

Q 33. Who is the sitting MLA of Vishwas Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 33. Naseeb Singh (INC)

Q 34. Who is the sitting MLA of Patparganj Assembly constituency?
A 33. Anil Kumar (INC)

Q 35. Who is the sitting MLA of Deoli Assembly constituency?
A 35. Arvinder Singh (INC)

Q 36. Who is the sitting MLA of Tri Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 36. Anil Bhardwaj (INC)

Q 37. Who is the sitting MLA of Kirari Assembly constituency?
A 37. Anil Jha (BJP)

Q 38. Who is the sitting MLA of Chhatarpur Assembly constituency?
A 38. Balram Tanwar (INC)

Q 39. Who is the sitting MLA of Burari Assembly constituency?
A 39. Shri Krishan (BJP)

Q 40. Who is the sitting MLA of RK Puram Assembly constituency?
A 40. Barkha Singh (INC)

Q 41. Who is the sitting MLA of Badli Assembly constituency?
A 41. Devender Yadav (INC)

Q 42. Who is the sitting MLA of Nangloi Jat Assembly constituency?
A 42. Bijender Singh (INC)

Q 43. Who is the sitting MLA of Shakur Basti Assembly constituency?
A 43. Shyam Lal Garg (BJP)

Q 44. Who is the sitting MLA of Vikaspuri Assembly constituency?
A 44. Nand Kishore (INC)

Q 45. Who is the sitting MLA of Palam Assembly constituency?
A 45. Dharam Deo Solanki (BJP)

Q 46. Who is the sitting MLA of Krishna Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 46. Dr.Harsh Vardhan (BJP)

Q 47. Who is the sitting MLA of Hari Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 47. Harsharan Singh Balli (BJP)

Q 48. Who is the sitting MLA of Sultanpur Majra Assembly constituency?
A 48. Jai Kishan (INC)

Q 49. Who is the sitting MLA of Rohini Assembly constituency?
A 49. Jai Bhagwan Aggarwal (BJP)

Q 50. Who is the sitting MLA of Model Town Assembly constituency?
A 50. Kanwar Karan  Singh (INC)

Q 51. Who is the sitting MLA of Delhi Cantt. Assembly constituency?
A 51. Karan Singh Tanwar (BJP)

Q 52. Who is the sitting MLA of Janakpuri Assembly constituency?
A 52. Prof. Jagdish Mukhi (BJP)

Q 53. Who is the sitting MLA of Rithala Assembly constituency?
A 53. Kulwant Rana (BJP)

Q 54. Who is the sitting MLA of Madipur Assembly constituency?
A 54. Mala Ram Gangwal (INC)

Q 55. Who is the sitting MLA of Wazirpur Assembly constituency?
A 55. Hari Shankar Gupta (INC)

Q 56. Who is the sitting MLA of Seelampur Assembly constituency?
A 56. Ch. Mateen Ahmed (INC)

Q 57. Who is the sitting MLA of Mundka Assembly constituency?
A 57. Manoj Kumar (BJP)

Q 58. Who is the sitting MLA of Karawal Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 58. Mohan Singh Bisht (BJP)

Q 59. Who is the sitting MLA of Matiala Assembly constituency?
A 59. Sumesh (INC)

Q 60. Who is the sitting MLA of Uttam Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 60. Mukesh Sharma (INC)

Q 61. Who is the sitting MLA of Shahdara Assembly constituency?
A 61. Dr. Narender Nath (INC)

Q 62. Who is the sitting MLA of Tilak Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 62. O.P. Babber (BJP)

Q 63. Who is the sitting MLA of Chandni Chowk Assembly constituency?
A 63. Parlad Singh Sawhney (INC)

Q 64. Who is the sitting MLA of Matia Mahal Assembly constituency?
A 64. Shoaib Iqbal (LJP)

Q 65. Who is the sitting MLA of Sadar Bazar Assembly constituency?
A 65. Rajesh Jain (INC)

Q 66. Who is the sitting MLA of Patel Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 66. Rajesh Lilothia (INC)

Q 67. Who is the sitting MLA of Bijwasan Assembly constituency?
A 67. Sat Prakash Rana (BJP)

Q 68. Who is the sitting MLA of Rohtas Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 68. Vipin Sharma (INC)

Q 69. Who is the sitting MLA of Badarpur Assembly constituency?
A 69. Ram Singh Netaji (BSP)

Q 70. Who is the sitting MLA of Tughlakabad Assembly constituency?
A 70. Ramesh Bidhuri (BJP)

Q 71. Who is the sitting MLA of Najafgarh Assembly constituency?
A 71. Bharat Singh (Independent)

Q 72. Who is the sitting MLA of Shalimar Bagh Assembly constituency?
A 72. Ravinder Nath Bansal (BJP)

Q 73. Who is the sitting MLA of the Ghonda Assembly constituency?
A 73. Sahab Singh Chauhan (BJP)

Q 74. Who is the sitting MLA of Ambedkar Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 74. CH. Prem Singh (INC)

Q 75. Who is the sitting MLA of Karol Bagh Assembly constituency?
A 75. S. P. Ratawal (BJP)

Q 76. Who is the sitting MLA of Kalkaji Assembly constituency?
A 76. Subhash Chopra (INC)

Q 77. Who is the sitting MLA of Moti Nagar Assembly constituency?
A 77. Subhash Sachdeva (BJP)

Q 78. Who is the sitting MLA of Bawana Assembly constituency?
A 78. Surender Kumar (INC)

Q 79. Who is the sitting MLA of Timarpur Assembly constituency?
A 79. Surinder Pal Singh (INC)

Q 80. Who is the sitting MLA of Sangam Vihar Assembly constituency?
A 80. S. C. L. Gupta (BJP)

Q 81. Who is the sitting MLA of Trilokpuri Assembly constituency?
A 81. Sunil Kumar (BJP)

Q 82. Who is the sitting MLA of Jangpura Assembly constituency?
A 82. Tarvinder Singh Marwah (INC)

Q 83. Who is the Chief Electoral Offficer for Delhi 2013 elections?
A 83. Vijay Dev

Q 84. What was the voter turnout in the elections held on December 4, 2013?
A 84. Polling was close to a record 67-70% with above 75% in several constituencies. The turnout was 57.58% in 2008.

Q 85. How many candidates fought the elections in Delhi?
A 85. 810 were in the fray.

Q 86. How many women candidates fought the 2013 elections in Delhi?
A 86. Altogether 69 women candidates were in the fray.

Q 87. What was the turnout in the Chief Minister's constituency?
A 87. CM Shiela Dikshit’s constituency New Delhi recorded above 70% turnout as per reports. It was keenly contested by the AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and also the BJP candidate, Vijayendra Gupta.

Q 88. What was the voting trend like?
A 88. Women outnumbered men voters. Some EVMs malfunctioned while several voters complained of their names being missing from the final list. Nearly 4 lakh voters were first timers.

Q 89. What were the arrangements for the elections?
A 89. About 32,800 personnel of Delhi Police and 10,700 central paramilitary force personnel were deployed.

Q 90. What results are expected?
A 90. This time the contest is largely triangular between new entrant AAP, BJP and the Congress which is expected to lose out on several counts.

Last Updated on February 18, 2014


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