Delhi Cantt Vidhan Sabha constituency is an important seat out the 70 assembly constituencies of Delhi (Photo Credit: News Nation )
Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 - Delhi Cantt Constituency: Delhi Cantt Vidhan Sabha constituency is a unique seat out of the 70 assembly constituencies of Delhi as it houses the Indian Army Headquarters. 26/11 hero Commando Surinder Singh had won this seat for Aam Aadmi Party in 2013 and 2015 assembly elections. However, this year Surinder is contesting as a candidate from NCP after being denied the ticket by AAP.
Delhi Cantt assembly constituency is a part of New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. The New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is made up of Karol Bagh, Patel Nagar, Moti Nagar, Delhi Cantt, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, Kasturba Nagar, Malviya Nagar, RK Puram and Greater Kailash.
In the 2020 Delhi Assembly election, the key candidates in the Delhi Cantt constituency are Virender Singh Kadian of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Manish Singh of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), Commando Surinder Singh of NCP and Sandeep Tanwar of the Indian National Congress.
In the last Delhi Legislative Assembly Elections, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won a landmark victory after it secured 67 of the total 70 seats in the state legislature. With close to 1.5 crore eligible voters, Delhi will witness a three-cornered contest between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.
As per the schedule released by the Election Commission, voting for all 70 seats of Delhi assembly elections will be held on February 8, 2020. The result will be announced after votes are counted on February 11. The term of the current Assembly elected in 2015 will expire on 22 February 2020.
In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, there were 1,23,511 voters in the assembly seat. The New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is made up of Karol Bagh, Patel Nagar, Moti Nagar, Delhi Cantt, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, Kasturba Nagar, Malviya Nagar, RK Puram and Greater Kailash.
Commando Surinder, the sitting MLA from AAP, will contest the Assembly elections on NCP ticket. AAP has given ticket to Virender Singh Kadian against BJP candidate Manish Singh and Sandeep Tomar of Congress.
AAP gave ticket to Virendra Singh Kadiyan (left) instead of Surinder Singh this time.
The people in this seat are confronted with many problems like water, traffic congestion and encroachment. One of the most unique and biggest issue in this seat is lack of mobile network as installation of new towers is not allowed in the area.
Delhi Cantt- Delhi Assembly Elections 2015
Surinder Singh got 40,133 (51.82 percent) of the votes while Karan Singh Tanwar got 28,935 (46.33%) votes. The total voter turnout was 77,444.
Delhi Cantt - Delhi Assembly Elections 2013
AAP's Surinder Singh won the seat in the 2013 elections by 355 votes. He got 26,124 while BJP's Karan Singh Tanwar got 25,769. Congress candidate Ashok Kumar Jain finished third.
Delhi Cantt Delhi Assembly Elections: Previous Results
|2008||Karan Singh Tanwar (BJP)||Ashok Ahuja (Congress)|
|2003||Karan Singh Tanwar (BJP)||Kiran Choudhary (Congress)|
|1998||Kiran Choudhary (Congress)||Karan Singh Tanwar (BJP)|
|1993||Karan Singh Tanwar (BJP)||Kiran Choudhary (Congress)|