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Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: All You Need To Know About Sadar Bazar Constituency

Among 70 Constituencies, Sadar Bazar Seat Is A Key Region That Defines The Mood Of The Traders' Community Of Delhi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Surabhi Pandey | Updated on: 29 Jan 2020, 03:44:16 PM
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Delhiites will vote on February 8, 2020 for all 70 seats of Delhi Legislative Assembly. The results will be announced on February 11, 2020. (Photo Credit: News Nation)

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Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 – Sadar Bazar: The date is set for the mega war of Delhi Assembly Elections, which is scheduled to take place on February 8. The counting of the votes will commence on February 11 at 8 am and the results will be declared on the same day. While the incumbent Aam Aadmi Party is vying for the second term, the BJP and the Congress will try to change the game. Among 70 constituencies, Sadar Bazar seat is a key region that defines the mood of the traders' community of Delhi. Sadar Bazar is part of the Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency. Apart from Sadar Bazar, the Lok Sabha constituency consists of Chandni Chowk, Matia Mahal, Shalimar Bagh, Adarsh Nagar, Wazirpur, Ballimaran, Tri Nagar, Shakur Basti and Model Town.

Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: Date And Results

Delhiites will vote on February 8, 2020 for all 70 seats of Delhi Legislative Assembly. The results will be announced on February 11, 2020. The term of the current Assembly elected in 2015 will expire on February 22, 2020.

Sadar Bazar Assembly Constituency: Total Number Of Voters

As per the latest information available with the Election Commission, the 2019 data says that there were 1,79,946 (Male Voters: 97,283 and Female Voters: 82,656) eligible voters in the Sadar Bazar Assembly constituency.

Sadar Bazar Assembly Constituency: Candidates

As the name suggests, Sadar Bazar is dominated by the trading community. Some of the largest industrial units and wholesale markets are located in and around Sadar Bazar. There was a time when the area was known as the bastion of Congress. However, the Aam Aadmi Party altered the political equations. This year, the triangular contest is between AAP's Som Dutt, BJP's Jai Prakash and Congress leader Satbir Sharma.

Sadar Bazar Assembly Constituency: Key Issues

The mood in Sadar Bazar is largely driven by the economic conditions prevailing in the country. The loss of jobs and lack of government funding has resulted in a major slowdown in the market. There is a lot of apprehension over the state of economic affairs. People are not exactly pleased and this may reflect in the February 11 results. The trading community is also angry over the GST regime and has still not forgotten the demonetisation.

Delhi Assembly Elections 2015: Sadar Bazar

In the 2015 Delhi Assembly Elections, AAP's Som Dutt got 56.60 per cent of the votes and won Sadar Bazar constituency. He defeated BJP's Parveen Kumar Jain and Congress stalwart Ajay Maken. The total voter turnout stood at 1,19,276.

Delhi Assembly Elections 2013: Sadar Bazar

In the 2013 Delhi Assembly Elections, AAP's Som Dutt got 31.24 per cent of the votes and won Sadar Bazar constituency. He defeated BJP's Jai Prakash and Rajesh Jain from the Congress. The total voter turnout stood at 109,076.

Delhi Assembly Elections 2008: Sadar Bazar

In the 2008 Delhi Assembly Elections, Congress leader Rajesh Jain got 53.44 per cent of the votes and won the Sadar Bazar constituency. He defeated BJP's Jai Prakash and BSP's Rajendra Kumar Prajapati. The total voter turnout stood at 88,895.

Sadar Bazar: 1993, 1998 And 2003 Assembly Elections Results

While 1993 saw the BJP winning the Sadar Bazar seat, both in 1998 and 2003 polls, the Congress won the constituency. Rajesh Jain remained the popular leader in the region.

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First Published : 29 Jan 2020, 03:42:30 PM

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