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Delhi Assembly Election Results 1951


The Delhi Legislative Assembly known as the Vidhan Sabha, was first formed in March 1952 under the Government of Part-C States Act of 1951.
General elections were held in 1951, to the Legislative Assembly of Delhi. Various national parties as well as independent candidates participated in the elections. 48 candidates from a total of 42 constituencies were elected to the Legislative Assembly. Out of the 48 seats, the Congress won 46 seats, the All India Bharatiya Jan Sangh (BJS) and independent candidate won one seat each.

Chaudhary Brahm Prakash of the INC became the first Chief Minister of Delhi and served in this office from 1952 to 1955. Chaudhary Brahm Prakash understood the problems faced by socially backward communities and contributed significantly to the cause of the marginalized sections of the society. As a Chief Minister, he believed in rural development and empowerment of the oppressed classes. He was a proponent of the concept of co-operative societies as well as the Panchayati Raj institutions.

See Also: Delhi Assembly Election Results 2013


Delhi Legislative Assembly Election in 1951 Party Wise

PartySeats
All India Bhartiya Jan Sangh (BJS)5
Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha (HMS)1
Indian National Congress (INC)39
Socialist Party (SP)2
Independent (IND)1
Total48


List of Successful Candidates in Delhi Assembly Election in 1951

A. C. No.Assembly Constituency NameCategoryWinner Candidates NameGenderPartyVotesRunner-UPGenderPartyVotes
1Kotla Feroze ShahGENShanta VasishtMINC4646V . P . JoshiMBJS2657
2Parliament StreetGENKhushaleshwar Prashad ShankaraMINC5646Rajindar NarainMIND2579
3Safdar JangGENDaljit SinghMINC5870Arthur W . MenezesMSP1042
4Lodhi RoadGENShiv Nandan RishiMINC3860Partap SinghMBJS2062
5Purana Qilla Viney NagarGENPushpa DeviFINC4418Gurdit SinghMKMPP1630
6Delhi CanttGENRaghvendra SinghMINC4606Raghbir SinghMKMPP3230
7Reading RoadGENAmin ChandMBJS Uncontested   
7Reading RoadGENPrafulla Ranjan ChakarvartiMINC10107Bhagwan DasMBJS5492
8Chittar GuptaGENKartar SinghMINC4470Siri RamMBJS2883
9MantolaGENMushtaq RaiMINC5234K . NarendraMBJS4951
10Ram NagarGENShankar LalMINC4718Surendra NathMIND4302
11JhandaywalanGENGardhari Lal SalwanMNBJS4587Bachittar SinghMINC4378
12Kashmere GateGENBhagwan DassMINC5537Ram LalMBJS4728
13Chandni ChowkGENYudhvir SinghMINC4413Yagya Dutt SharmaMIND3461
14Phatak Habash KhanGENHarkishan LalMINC4891Gobind SahaiMBJS3045
15MaliwaraGENAnand RajMINC5911Brij Behari TawakleyMIND3178
16BallimaranGENSultan Yar KhanMINC5498Shiv Swaroop SharmaMBJS4220
17Chawri BazarGENNuruddin AhmadMINC6024Harish ChanderMIND2964
18Ajmeri GateGENShafiq-Ur-Rehman KidwaiMINC4986Brij LalMBJS4487
By Polls in 1952Ajmeri GateGENHari ChandMJS5633M.M. BeggMINC5598
19Sita Ram Bazar Turkman GateGENShiv Charan DassMINC9468Krishna DasMBJS5722
19Sita Ram Bazar Turkman GateGENSudershan SinghMINC8492Krishan LalMSCF5679
20Kucha ChelanGENMushtaq AhmedMSP4078Hafiz Mohammad SaidMINC3062
21Darya GanjGENGurmukh Nihal SinghMINC5024Ishar DassMIND4469
22ChandrawalGENHukam SinghMINC4507Jaswant SinghMBJS2975
23RoshanaraGENJagan NathMINC4922Ram Prashad PoddarMIND4452
By Polls in 1952RoshanaraGENK. LalMJS4836Jagan NathMINC3226
24Arya PuraGENMangal DassMINC5908Harbans Singh BediMBJS3642
By Polls in 1952Arya PuraGENMangal DassMINC5244BalrajMHMS4699
25TokriwalanGENGopi NathMINC4365Karam NarainMBJS3699
26Deputy GanjGENSham CharanMBJS4232Sushila MohanFINC3941
By Polls in 1952Deputy GanjGENS. CharanMJS5442S. MohanMINC2704
27Pahari Dhiraj Basti JullahanGENHem Chand JainMINC10831Parbhati LalMBJS6745
By Polls in 1952Pahari Dhiraj Basti JullahanGENH. JainMINC8884S. NathMJS8666
27Pahari Dhiraj Basti JullahanGENDhanpat RaiMINC10076Dr. Ram ParshadMIND4073
28Manak PuraGENB . D . JoshiMSP3271Vishwa NathMINC3213
29Tibbia CollegeGENRam SinghMHMS5756Uttam Singh DugalMINC4514
By Polls in 1952Tibbia CollegeGENRam SinghMHMS5524R.N. MadanMINC2225
30NaiwalaGENDilawar SinghMBJS3718Dr. M . C . DavarMINC3585
31Rehgar Pura Dev NagarGENSushila NayarMINC7375Gopal KrishanMBJS6282
31Rehgar Pura Dev NagarGENDaya RamMINC8937Rattan Lal ShardaMKMPP6733
32Kishan Ganj Anand ParbatGENJag Parvesh ChandraMINC5110Nidhan SinghMBJS3197
33Civil LinesGENKrishnaMINC5143Mohan Singh ObraiMIND3509
34Kingsway CampGENJang Bhadur SinghMBJS4135Surat SinghMINC3426
35WazirabadGENFateh SinghMINC7043Ghasi RamMBJS4320
36ShahdaraGENChinta ManiMINC4484Ram KishoreMBJS4022
37NarelaGENPrabhu DayalMINC9598Dip ChandMBJS7009
37NarelaGENMange RamMINC10992Diwan SinghMSCF4455
38NangloiGENBrahm PrakashMINC7218Balbir SinghMSP2701
39KhanjhawlaGENBhup SinghMIND4394Dev DattMINC4370
40Isa PurGENSubedar Hati SinghMINC3676Fateh SinghMIND2043
41NajafgarhGENAjit SinghMINC6255Kishan ChandMBJS2268
42MehrauliGENMitter SenMINC6105Prem Raj SharmaMIND4440
42MehrauliGENSukh DevMINC4959Niyadar SinghMIND2647


List of Participating Political Parties in Delhi Assembly Election in 1951

S.NO.Party Type Abbreviation Party
National Parties
1BJP Bhartiya Janta Party
3CPI Communist Party of India
3FBL(MG) F.B. (Marxist Group)
4HMS Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha
5INC Indian National Congress
6KMPP Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party
7RRP Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad
8RSP Revolutionary Socialist Party
9SCF All India Scheduled Caste Federation
10SP Socialist Party
Independents
11IND Independent

Last Updated on 16 December, 2018.


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