New Delhi Seat, Lok Sabha elections 2024 Live: BJP's Bansuri Swaraj Set To Defeat AAP Stalwart Somnath Bharti

New Delhi Seat, Lok Sabha elections 2024 Live: BJP's Bansuri Swaraj Set To Defeat AAP Stalwart Somnath Bharti

It is going to be a tough fight between AAP's Somnath Bharti and BJP's Bansuri Swaraj In New Delhi Lok Sabha Elections

Ruddhi PhadkeUpdated: Tuesday, June 04, 2024, 06:19 PM IST
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New Delhi: On June 4, the results for the New Delhi Lok Sabha seat will be revealed as votes are tallied on Tuesday. This constituency features a heated contest between BJP's Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of the late Union Minister Sushma Swaraj, and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Somnath Bharti. The New Delhi constituency spans 10 of Delhi's 70 legislative assemblies, including prominent areas such as Karol Bagh, Patel Nagar, New Delhi, and Greater Kailash. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi secured victory in this seat.

Live Updates:

6 pm - Late Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri is all set to take victory from New Delhi. She is over 77K votes ahead of AAP veteran Somnath Bharti.

1.30 pm - BJP leaders have already started celebrating in the capital

12.45 pm - Bansuri Swaraj continues to be the candidate to beat in New Delhi.

11 am - BJP's Bansuri Swaraj is now leading by over 12,000 votes. The ruling party is in a direct contest with the Congress-AAP alliance in Delhi.

10.30 am - "I am completely confident that today the people of India will choose the public welfare policies of BJP, will choose the development policies of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi," says Bansuri Swaraj, BJP

8.55 am - BJP's Bansuri Swaraj has taken the lead for the saffron party in the New Delhi constituency.

ASSEMBLY SEGMENTS

ASSEMBLY SEGMENTS | FPJ

Key fights

New Delhi is going to be a very interesting battle as BJP has fielded former Union minister Late Sushma Swaraj’s daughter Bansuri Swaraj against Aam Aadmi Party's Somnath Bharti.

Bansuri Swaraj (40) is a prominent Supreme Court Lawyer. She began her political journey in 2023, with her appointment as co-convenor of the Delhi BJP’s legal cell. Somnath Bharti has been in politics for a while and has also been a Supreme Court Lawyer. In 2015, Bharti was arrested in alleged domestic violence case, complaint being filed by his wise.

KEY CONTESTANTS

KEY CONTESTANTS | FPJ

Even as New Delhi has been a BJP bastion, all the Assembly Segments have been held by Aam Aadmi Party members.

Previous results

Since 2014, BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi has been holding the seat. In 2009 & 2004, IC's Ajay Maken has been the victorious one.

PREVIOUS LOK SABHA ELECTION WINNERS

PREVIOUS LOK SABHA ELECTION WINNERS | FPJ

In 2004, INC's Ajay Maken had emerged victorious in the Lok Sabha Elections securing 1,05,415 (52.04%). Voter turn out in New Delhi stood at 2,02,557 in 2004. In 2009 as well, INc's Ajay Maken clinched victory securing 4,55,867 votes. He had defeated BJP's Vijay Goel. Voter turnout stood at 7,65,018.

PREVIOUS LOK SABHA ELECTION RESULTS

PREVIOUS LOK SABHA ELECTION RESULTS | FPJ

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi secured 4,53,350, defeating AAP's Ashish Khetan. In 2019 too, BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi emerged victorious securing 504,206 votes. She had defeated INC's Ajay Maken in 2019.

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

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