Delhi Assembly Elections: Nomination Process Begins As AAP Announces List Of 70 Candidates

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 15 January 2020, 12:25 AM
The battle for the control of Delhi legislative assembly kicked into the next gear on Tuesday
The battle for the control of Delhi legislative assembly kicked into the next gear on Tuesday (Photo Credit : Composite Image )

Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: The battle for the control of Delhi legislative assembly kicked into the next gear as nominations for the February 8 elections began on Tuesday with three hopefuls filing their papers. The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) declared candidates for all 70 seats in the evening. Lok Janshakti Party declared it will contest all the 70 seats and released its first list of 15 candidates. One nomination each was filed in Burari and Matiala constituencies, while a candidate filed three nominations in the New Delhi seat, a senior official of the Delhi CEO Office said.

AAP Gives Tickets To 46 Sitting MLAs, 24 New Names

As expected, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet colleagues will seek reelection from their existing seats. Kejriwal will contest from New Delhi seat for the third time as the AAP seeks to retain power on the plank of development in a triangular contest involving the BJP and the Congress. Kejriwal's deputy Manish Sisodia too would be seeking reelection from his existing seat of Patparganj assembly segment. The Delhi government's five other ministers too would be fighting for their existing seats. Satyendra Jain who holds four portfolios, including Home and Health, will be recontesting from Shakur Basti while Labour Minister Gopal Rai will be fightimng for Babarpur seat again. Minister of Food and Civil Supplies Imran Hussain will contest from Ballimaran and Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam from Seemapuri. Kailash Gahlot, who holds three portfolios, will contest from Najafgarh.

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The party has dropped 15 MLAs and given tickets to 24 new faces, including Atishi, Dilip Pandey and Raghav Chadha who unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Atishi will contest from Kalkaji, Raghav Chadha from Rajendir Nagar and Dilip Pandey from Timarpur.

Full List Of AAP Candidates For Delhi Assembly Polls

No./Seats/Candidates
1 Narela Sharad Chauhan
2 Burari Sanjeev Jha
3 Timarpur Dilip Pandey
4 Adarsh Nagar Pawan Sharma
5 Badli Ajesh Yadav
6 Rithala Mahinder Goyal
7 Bawana Jai Bhagwan Upkar
8 Mundka Dharampal Lakra
9 Kirari Rituraj Jha
10 Sultanpur Majra Mukesh Kumar Ahlawat
11 Nangloi Jat Raghuvinder Shokeen
12 Mangol Puri Rakhi Bidlan
13 Rohini Rajesh Nama Bansiwala
14 Shalimar Bagh Bandana Kumari
15 Shakur Basti Satyendra Jain
16 Tri Nagar Jitender Tomar
17 Wazirpur Rajesh Gupta
18 Model Town Akhilesh Pati Tripathi
19 Sadar Bazar Som Dutt
20 Chandni Chowk Parlad Singh Sawhney
21 Matia Mahal Shoaib Iqbal
22 Ballimaran Imran Hussain
23 Karol Bagh Vishesh Ravi
24 Patel Nagar Raaj Kumar Anand
25 Moti Nagar Shiv Charan Goel
26 Madipur Girish Soni
27 Rajouri Garden Dhanwati Chandela
28 Hari Nagar Rajkumari Dhillon
29 Tilak Nagar Jarnail Singh
30 Janakpur Rajesh Rishi
31 Vikaspuri Mahinder Yadav
32 Uttam Nagar Naresh Balyan
33 Dwarka Vinay Kumar Mishra
34 Matiala Gulab Singh Yadav
35 Najafgarh Kailash Gahlot
36 Bijwasan BS Joon
37 Palam Bhavna Gaur
38 Delhi Cantonment Virender Singh Kadian
39 Rajinder Nagar Raghav Chadha
40 New Delhi Arvind Kejriwal
41 Jangpura Praveen Kumar
42 Kasturba Nagar Madan Lal
43 Malviya Nagar Somnath Bharti
44 RK Puram Parmila Tokas
45 Mehrauli Naresh Yadav
46 Chhatarpur Kartar Singh Tanwar
47 Deoli Prakash Jarwal
48 Ambedkar Nagar Ajay Dutt
49 Sangam Nagar Dinesh Mohaniya
50 Greater Kailash Saurabh Bharadwaj
51 Kalkaji Atishi
52 Tugalakabad Shri Ram Pehelwan
53 Badarpur Ram Singh Netaji
54 Okhla Amanatullah Khan
55 Trilokpuri Rohit Kumar Mehraulia
56 Kondli Kuldeep Kumar (Monu)
57 Patparganj Manish Sisodia
58 Laxmi Nagar Nitin Tyagi
59 Vishwas Nagar Deepak Singla
60 Krishna Nagar SK Bagga
61 Gandhi Nagar Naveen Choudhary (Deepu)
62 Shahdara Ram Niwas Goyal
63 Seemapuri Rajendra Pal Gautam
64 Rohtas Nagar Sarita Singh
65 Seelampur Abdul Rehman
66 Ghonda SD Sharma
67 Babarpur Gopal Rai
68 Gokalpur Ch. Surendra Kumar
69 Mustafabad Haji Yunus
70 Karawal Nagar Durgesh Pathak

Notification For Delhi Assembly Elections Issued

The nomination process began as notification for the election was issued on Tuesday. The last date for filing nomination is January 21 with the scrutiny to take place on January 22. The last date for withdrawal of candidature is January 24. Over 1.46 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the Delhi elections, according to the final electoral roll. The counting of votes will take place on February 11.

First Published: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:51 PM
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