Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha Election SummaryChandni Chowk or Old Delhi has emerged as one of the key battlegrounds. The BJP's candidate Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Aam Aadmi Party's candidate Ashutosh and Congress' candidate Kapil Sibal contested for the Lok Sabha seat from the Chandni Chowk constituency but it was <> who emerged out as the clear winner.
Ruling MP and the Indian National Congress' candidate Kapil Sibal has had a strong hold in Chandni Chowk, retaining the constituency for two terms in a row now. Sibal had come out as a clear winner in the 2009 elections sweeping 59.67% votes of the constituency, thereby winning with the margin of 2,00,710 votes where a total of 7,80,445 votes were cast.
The BJP candidate Vijendar Gupta had come at a far second by securing 2,65,003 votes which made only 33.96% of the total votes and the BSP's Mohammad Mustaqeem managed only 26,486 of the total votes cast comprising only 3.39% of the total in the 2009 elections.
The basic issues encompassing all the ten assembly constituencies which come under the Lok Sabha seat of Chandni Chowk are largely the same. The constituency faces the issues of illegal encroachment, never ending congestion, civic amenities like poor infrastructure, unstable supply of water and sealing which were also the dominating factors in the campaigning agendas for almost all the parties.
Out of the seven parliamentary constituencies which represent the National Capital Territory of Delhi, one of the most prominent is Chandni Chowk. The Chandni Chowk Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 1) has a total of 1,413,535 electorates out of which 629,990 are females and 783,545 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports.
Not only is the constituency very densely populated, but it also covers expansive regions spanning from Lahori Darwaza to Chowk Kotwali, covering Chandni Chowk and ending in Fatehpuri Masjid. Finding popular references in the times of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century, this parliamentary constituency which lies in the historically important Shahjahanabad area, has at present 10 assembly segments which make up the Chandni Chowk parliamentary seat. This decision was finalized by the 2008 Order of the Delimitation Commission of India which was instituted in 2002.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Chandni Chowk Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Chandni Chowk constituency is Dr. Harsh Vardhan of BJP.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||1||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Dr. Harsh Vardhan||M||BJP||436468||Ashutosh||M||AAP||300515|
|2009||1||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Sibal,Shri Kapil||M||INC||465713||Vijender Gupta||M||BJP||265003|
|2004||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Kapil Sibal||M||INC||127396||Smriti Z. Iraani||M||BJP||47981|
|1999||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Vijay Goel||M||BJP||74001||Jai Prakash Aggarwal||M||INC||72006|
|1998||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Vijay Goel||M||BJP||79546||Jai Parkash Agarwal||M||INC||75197|
|1996||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Jai Parkash Agarwal||M||INC||92634||J.K. Jain||M||BJP||70390|
|1991||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Tara Chand Khandelwal||M||BJP||80898||Jai Prakash Aggrawal S/O Ram Charan||M||INC||78124|
|1989||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Jai Prakash Aggarwal||M||INC||89891||Satish Chander Khandelwal||M||BJP||80460|
|1984||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Jai Parkash Agarwal||M||INC||122069||Sikander Bakht||M||BJP||74993|
|1980||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Bhiku Ram Jain||M||INC(I)||100624||Sikander Bakht||M||JNP||83389|
|1977||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Sikander Bakht||M||BLD||185850||Subhadra Joshi||M||INC||69861|
|1971||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Subhadra Joshi||M||INC||88907||Ram Gopal Shalwale||M||BJS||43684|
|1967||5||Chandni Chowk||GEN||R. Gopal||M||BJS||58928||Sham Nath||M||INC||41778|
|1962||2||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Sham Nath||M||INC||69508||Amrit Lal Jindal||M||JS||40560|
|1957||2||Chandni Chowk||GEN||Radha Raman||M||INC||50758||Basant Rao||M||BJS||36361|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
List of Assembly Constituencies in Chandni Chowk Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
|Adarsh Nagar||Wazirpur||Chandni Chowk|
|Shalimar Bagh||Model Town||Matia Mahal|
|Shakur Basti||Sadar Bazar||Ballimaran|
Last Updated on 26 February, 2017.