In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status|
|Harsh Vardhan||Bharatiya Janata Party||517939||0||1116||519055||52.94||Winner|
|Jai Prakash Agarwal||Indian National Congress||290689||0||221||290910||29.67||1st Runner-up|
|Pankaj Kumar Gupta||Aam Aadmi Party||144447||0||104||144551||14.74||2nd Runner-up|
|Shahid Ali||Bahujan Samaj Party||9013||0||13||9026||0.92||3rd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||5124||0||9||5133||0.52||4th Runner-up|
|Anil Kumar||Rashtriya Rashtrawadi Party||1436||0||0||1436||0.15||5th Runner-up|
|Mohd. Irfan Javed Qureshi||Ekta Samaj Party||1270||0||0||1270||0.13||6th Runner-up|
|Satdev Jain||Proutist Bloc, India||1215||0||0||1215||0.12||7th Runner-up|
|Sharestha Arora||Mazdoor Kirayedar Vikas Party||1143||0||0||1143||0.12||8th Runner-up|
|Virender Pratap Singh||Aapki Apni Party (Peoples)||741||0||3||744||0.08||9th Runner-up|
|Pankaj Gupta||Independent||670||0||0||670||0.07||10th Runner-up|
|Sohan Lal Sharma||Rashtra Nirman Party||501||0||0||501||0.05||11th Runner-up|
|Vishal Khanna||Sanatan Sanskriti Raksha Dal||485||0||0||485||0.05||12th Runner-up|
|Richa Katiyar Kanaujia||Right To Recall Party||474||0||1||475||0.05||13th Runner-up|
|Sameer Mirza||Bharat Prabhat Party||423||0||1||424||0.04||14th Runner-up|
|Munna Lal||Independent||393||0||0||393||0.04||15th Runner-up|
|Ravindra||Kanshiram Bahujan Dal||369||0||0||369||0.04||16th Runner-up|
|Kamal Kishor||Peoples Party Of India (Democratic)||331||0||1||332||0.03||17th Runner-up|
|Ravi Kumar||Independent||299||0||0||299||0.03||18th Runner-up|
|Ashok Kumar||Republican Party Of India (A)||273||0||0||273||0.03||19th Runner-up|
|Jugal Kishor||Independent||268||0||0||268||0.03||20th Runner-up|
|Dheer Singh||Rashtriya Jansambhavna Party||249||0||0||249||0.03||21th Runner-up|
|Saurabh Ranjan||Pyramid Party Of India||243||0||0||243||0.02||22th Runner-up|
|Farha Deeba||Independent||241||0||0||241||0.02||23th Runner-up|
|Suman Devi||Bharat Lok Sewak Party||236||0||0||236||0.02||24th Runner-up|
|Deepti Chopra||Prism||233||0||0||233||0.02||25th Runner-up|
|Inder Sen||Rashtriya Samrasta Party||216||0||0||216||0.02||26th Runner-up|
Chandni Chowk General(Lok Sabha) Election 2014 Summary
Chandni 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.
BJP's candidate Dr. Harsh Vardhan won the election by a resounding 437938 votes, defeating by a margin of 136320 votes. In third place, Congress' Kapil Sibal won a total of 176206 votes. 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.Being one of the oldest and earliest constituencies in the country, it has been represented from the very beginning, by most prominent political leaders such as Radha Raman of the Indian National Congress, Vijay Goel, Union Minister of the UPA regime, Kapil Sibal presently. Hence, the Chandni Chowk seat plays a nationally important role, so far as the political discourse in India is concerned.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|
List of Assembly Constituencies in Chandni Chowk Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Chandni Chowk parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on June 24, 2020