East Delhi Seat, Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Live: Victory Almost In Sight For BJP's Harsh Malhotra

East Delhi Seat, Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Live: Victory Almost In Sight For BJP's Harsh Malhotra

The constituency is seeing an intense battle between BJP's Harsh Malhotra and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Kuldeep Kumar.

Ruddhi PhadkeUpdated: Tuesday, June 04, 2024, 06:16 PM IST
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East Delhi: On June 4, the East Delhi Lok Sabha seat results will be unveiled as the votes are counted on Tuesday. The constituency is seeing an intense battle between BJP's Harsh Malhotra and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Kuldeep Kumar. The BJP has held the East Delhi seat for over a decade. In the 2019 election, the seat was won by Gautam Gambhir, a former cricketer who transitioned into politics as a member of the BJP.

Live Updates:

6 pm - BJP's Harsh Malhotra continues to cruise with over 78K votes against nearest rival Kuldeep Kumar from AAP.

12.45 pm - Here's the East Delhi constituency leaderboard at this point in time.

11 am - AAP's Kuldeep Kumar has fallen behind by a margin of 9,407 votes to BJP's Harsh Malhotra.

10.25 am - ECI data shows BJP candidate Harsh Malhotra is ahead of AAP's Kuldeep Kumar

8.55 am - BJP's Harsh Malhotra has taken the early lead with Sanjaya Kumar Yadav of RTRP in second place.

East Delhi seat comprises of 10 Vidhan Sabha Segments namely: Jangpura, Okhla, Trilokpuri(SC), Kondli(SC), Patparganj, Laxmi Nagar, Vishwas Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, and Shahdara.

ASSEMBLY SEGMENTS

ASSEMBLY SEGMENTS | FPJ

East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency will go for polling on May 25, during the phase 6 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

BJP's Harsh Malhotra vs AAP's Kuldeep Kumar

East Delhi is expected to be a crucial battle where the key candidates are aiming at opening accounts as Ministers of Parliament for the first time. BJP’s Harsh Malhotra and AAP candidate Kuldeep Kumar who will be supported by Congress will lock horns in the mega battle.

KEY CONTESTANTS

KEY CONTESTANTS | FPJ

BJP's Harsh Malhotra is BSc and LLB and is one of the three general secretaries of the BJP's Delhi unit. Aam Aadmi Party's Kuldeep Kumar is presently a legislator from the Kondli Assembly seat of East Delhi Parliamentary seat.

Previous election results

Seat Delhi has always been a game between AAP, Congress and BJP. This time Congress is set to support the AAP candidate. Since past two Lok Sabha battles, BJP has been emerging victorious. In 2019, BJP's Gautam Gambhir had defeated INC's Arvinder Singh Lovely while in 2014, BJP had defetaed AAP's Rajmohan Gandhi.

PREVIOUS LOK SABHA ELECTION WINNERS

PREVIOUS LOK SABHA ELECTION WINNERS | FPJ

In 2009, INC's Sandeep Dikshit had emerged victorious who had defeated BJP's Chetan Chauhan. In 2004 as well, INC's Sandeep Dikshit had won the elections defeating BJP's Lal Bihari Tiwari.

PREVIOUS ELECTION RESULTS

PREVIOUS ELECTION RESULTS | FPJ

Counting of votes for Lok Sabha Elections 2024 will be held on June 4.

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