AAP’s Rituraj Govind Wins Kirari Seat (Photo Credit: File Photo - PTI Image)
Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 – Kirari Constituency: Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Rituraj Govind won the Kirari Assembly seat. With the margin of 5,654 votes, Rituraj Govind defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate Anil Jha. In the Kirari Assembly seat, the candidates contesting were Anil Jha (BJP), Rituraj Govind (AAP), Rabindra Kumar Singh (BSP), Ajit Kumar (LJP), Rakesh Kumar (SBP), Md Riyazuddin Khan (RJD), Shawkat Ali Ansari (ASP), Kaushal Mishra (IND), Prahlad Maurya (IND), Ravinder Kumar (IND), Rekha Bharti (IND). Counting of the votes for the Delhi Assembly elections 2020 began today at 8 AM.
In the 2020 elections, there were a total of 2,73,696 eligible electors, of which 1,55,929 were male, 1,17,729 female and 38 voters of the third gender. The electorate gender ratio in Kirari in 2020 is 755.02. Among the first-time voters in 2020 in Kirari, there are a total of 3979 voters in the 18-19 years age group.
The voting for all 70-seats of Delhi's Legislative Assembly elections was held on Saturday. Delhi witnessed a three-cornered contest between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.
It is to be noted that Kirari Assembly seat has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 16.71 per cent. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 84.4 per cent.
In the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections, Rituraj Govind of AAP won this seat by defeating Anil Jha of BJP.
In 2013, BJP’s Anil Jha won this seat after defeating Rajan Prakash of AAP.
In the 2008 Assembly elections, Anil Jha of BJP won this seat after defeating NCP’s Pushpraj.