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Delhi Assembly Election Results 1972


The Delhi Legislative Assembly witnessed its 2nd elections in 1972. A total of 6,81,324 votes were polled. The total number
of valid votes was 14,03,764. The most number of voters were in the Ramakrishnapuram constituency. The participating political parties were either national, state, registered unrecognized parties or independent candidates and a total of 56 MLAs from 56 constituencies were elected. Out of these, 49 were general constituencies and 7 were from the Scheduled Castes.

The INC bagged 44 seats, again being in the majority. The SOP and SWA did not manage getting a single seat in the 1972 elections. 3 women candidates were elected as MLAs. However, since in this period, Delhi ceased to exist as a state and was under President's rule, it had no Chief Minister. Delhi became a union territory which was being centrally administered. Delhi witnessed considerable growth and development during this period.

See Also: Delhi Assembly Election Results 2013

Delhi Legislative Assembly Election in 1972 Party Wise

PartySeats
All India Bhartiya Jan Sangh (BJS)5
Indian National Congress (Organisation) (NCO)2
Indian National Congress (INC)44
Communist Party of India (CPI)3
Independent (IND)2
Total56


List of Successful Candidates in Delhi Assembly Election in 1972

A. C. No.Assembly Constituency NameCategoryWinner Candidates NameGenderPartyVotesRunner-UPGenderPartyVotes
1Sarojini NagarGENP. N. SinghMINC10441Ram BhajMBJS9325
2Laxmibai NagarGENArjun DasMINC10878Kidar Nath SachdevaMBJS6726
3Gole MarketGENAsoke ChatterjeeMINC7909Mohinder Pal ChawlaMBJS4743
4Prithvi Raj RoadGENPushpa Devi GuptaFINC9105Raj WadhwaMBJS5982
5BarakhambaGENA. L. Ralia RamMINC10271Om Prakash SharmaMBJS4460
6Minto RoadGENSurinder SainiMINC7536Vinod Bhushan SrivastvaMBJS3082
7JangpuraGENJag Parvesh ChandraMINC10507Inder Mohan SehgalMBJS7338
8Kasturba Nagar(SC)C. L. BalmikiMINC12578Sanwal DasMBJS8183
9Lajpat NagarGENArchnaFINC17908Ram Lal VermaMBJS16781
10KalkajiGENV. P. SinghMINC24570S. P. BannerjiMBJS14887
11R.K. PuramGENJagdish ChanderMINC31395Onkar SinghMBJS22469
12Delhi CanttGENBrij Lal DuaMINC11316Dev Raj SoodMBJS3807
13Rajinder NagarGENThakur DasMINC16968Ram Nath VijMBJS16073
14Ashok NagarGENRajander Kumar TanwarMINC16948Lok Vir SinghMBJS12405
15Subhash NagarGENManmohan SinghMINC23283Devki Nandan ShastriMBJS19195
16Moti NagarGENK. C. MalikMINC19410Tilak Raj VermaMBJS17532
17Shakur BastiGENSri ChandMCPI27630Banarsi DasMBJS18343
18Badli(SC)Mool ChandMINC17194Roshan LalMBJS8817
19NarelaGENHeera SinghMINC12744Babu Ram TyagiMBJS8405
20BawanaGENTek ChandMIND11828Ram SinghMINC6870
21NangloiGENBharat SinghMINC18633Sunder SinghMBJS8917
22NajafgarhGENMukam SinghMINC7318Suraj BhanMIND7266
23PalamGENMange RamMINC13007Ram DhanMBJS4906
24Tughlakabad(SC)Prem SinghMINC16407Kalka DassMBJS15268
25Geeta ColonyGENBrij Lal GoswamiMINC15418Amar Chand ShnbhMBJS13137
26Gandhi NagarGENInder Singh AzadMINC21646Som NathMBJS17569
27ShahdaraGENRam NarainMINC17373Parmeshwari DassMBJS12474
28GhondaGENHargain SinghMINC28315Devki Nandan SharmaMBJS17534
29Vijay NagarGENB.D. WadhwaMINC20532Sikander LalMBJS12386
30Kamla NagarGENPurushotam Lal GoelMINC10457Prem Chand GuptaMBJS8734
31TimarpurGENAmar Nath MalhotraMINC14456Uttam Prakash BansalMBJS11165
32Kashmere GateGENOm Prakash BehlMINC9791Bhagwant KishoreMBJS4618
33Chandni ChowkGENRama ShankerMINC10055Janardhan GuptaMBJS8651
34Darya GanjGENDalit Kumar TandanMBJS8063Du ChoudharyMINC7951
35DaribaGENMehtab Chand JainMINC9603Kishan LalMBJS8849
36Matia MahalGENSikander BakhtMNCO6495Mohammed Zafar AliMIND5924
37Chawri BazarGENAnwar Ali DhehlviMBJS10625Chander Bhan KhandelwalMINC9782
38BallimaranGENMohd. AhmedMIND6207Sarla SharmaMCPI5755
39Ajmeri GateGENMirza Siddiq AliMINC6361Shagiqur RahmananMIND5629
40Kalan MasjidGENRajesh SharmaMNCO4140Devkinandna SharmaMINC3911
41Pahar GanjGENMadan Lal KhuranaMBJS11692Amar NathMINC10881
42Ram NagarGENSatya PrakashMINC13387Govind Ram VermaMBJS9961
43Basti Julahan(SC)Prabhu DayalMINC9642Prabhati LalMBJS8646
44QasabpuraGENRoshan LalMINC8042Ram Narain JainMBJS7312
45Deputy GanjGENShyam Chanran GuptaMBJS12381Bhiku Ram JainMINC9923
46Pratap NagarGENVed ParkashMINC10304Ram Kishan BhardwajMBJS7818
47Arya PuraGENRam Chander SharmaMCPI10697Hem Raj MalhotraMBJS8172
48Shakti NagarGENRadhey LalMINC10629Satya Pal ChugMBJS9071
49Sarai RohillaGENIqbal Krishna TrehanMINC21693Shyam Sunder DhingraMBJS9437
50Kishan GanjGENB.D. JoshitMCPI10101Jawahar Lal MehraMBJS8472
51Motia KhanGENBansilal ChauhanMINC7636Banarsi DassMBJS7406
52Tibbia CollegeGENR. P. MittalMINC8623Jitendra GuptaMBJS7841
53Rehgarpura(SC)Sunder Wati N ParbhakerFINC10283Shiv Narain SaruniaMBJS8457
54Dev Nagar(SC)Moti Lal BokaliaMINC8513Babu LalMRPI5636
55Patel NagarGENVijay Kumar MalhotraMBJS12827Savita BehanFINC10928
56Anand Parbat(SC)Krishan SwarupMINC19397Kharak SinghMBJS7485


List of Participating Political Parties in Delhi Assembly Election in 1972

S.NO.Partytype Abbreviation Party
National Parties
1BJS Bhartiya Jan Sangh
2CPI Communist Party of India
3INC Indian National Congress
4NCO Indian National Congress (Organisation)
5SOP Samyukta Socialist Party/Socialist Party
6SWA Swatantra Party
State Parties
7RPI Republican Party of India
Registered(Unrecognised ) Parties
8HMS Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha
Independents
9IND Independent

Last Updated on 23 September, 2018.


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