South Delhi Seat, Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 Live: BJP's Ramvir Singh Bidhuri Consolidates His Lead

South Delhi Seat, Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 Live: BJP's Ramvir Singh Bidhuri Consolidates His Lead

Known for its substantial impact in Indian politics, the constituency has varied demographic and has seen vibrant political shifts throughout the years.

Vishakha SonawaneUpdated: Tuesday, June 04, 2024, 06:26 PM IST
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As the vote tally concludes on Tuesday, June 4, the results for the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat will be disclosed. This constituency is witnessing an intense contest between BJP's Ramvir Singh Bidhuri and AAP's Sahiram Pehelwan. In the 2019 elections, incumbent Ramesh Bidhuri, a two-time winner, retained his stronghold over the South Delhi seat, defeating AAP's Raghav Chadha by a significant margin of 3,67,043 votes (30.23 percent). Bidhuri received 6,87,014 votes, while Chadha secured 3,19,971 votes.

Formed in 1966, South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is an essential political field in the Indian capital. Known for its substantial impact in Indian politics, the constituency has varied demographic and has seen vibrant political shifts throughout the years.

Live Updates:

6 pm - Ramvir Bidhuri from BJP has all but won from South Delhi, defeating AAP's Sahiram Pehelwan by over 1 lakh votes.

12.45 pm - Bidhuri, just like North East Delhi's Manoj Tiwari, has been steadily increasing his lead over AAP's Sahiram Pehelwan

11 am - BJP's Ramvir Singh Bidhuri in the lead by a margin of 13,201 votes against AAP's Sahi Ram Pahalwan from South Delhi

10.30 am - BJP Ramvir Singh Bidhuri leading from South Delhi seat as per initial trends. Ramvir Singh Bidhuri Sahi Ram (BJP) 17218 votes, Trailing: Sahiram Pahalwan (AAP) 15919 votes

9 am - Aam Aadmi Party's Sahiram Pehelwan has taken the lead in this constituency.

South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency history

The literacy rate in the constituency stands at 76.46 per cent. It makes up of Bijwasan, Palam, Mehrauli, Chhatarpur, Deoli, Ambedkar Nagar, Sangam Vihar, Kalkaji, Tughlakabad and also Badarpur assemblies.

Originally a stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), South Delhi transitioned to the Indian National Congress (INC) after the 2009 delimitation. Nevertheless, considering that 2014 the constituency has actually been stood for by BJP's Ramesh Bidhuri who has managed to keep his seat via consequent political elections.

Voter turnout and previous election results

In the 2019 general assembly elections, South Delhi witnessed a voter turnout of 58.68 per cent. BJP's Ramesh Bidhuri emerged victorious with with 6,87,014 ballots beating Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Raghav Chadha, who gathered 3,19,971 votes. This resulted in a victory margin of 3,67,043 votes for Bidhuri.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Ramesh Bidhuri won the seat with 497,980 votes which was 45.15 per cent of the overall ballots. The runner-up was AAP's Colonel Devinder Sehrawat, who obtained 390,980 ballots or 35.45 per cent ballot share. Ramesh Bidhuri won by a margin of 107,000 votes over Colonel Devinder Sehrawat.

2024 Lok Sabha elections

As the voting day nears for Delhiites, the political situation in South Delhi is heating up. The key candidates in this political election consist of Sahiram Pehelwan from AAP and Ramvir Singh Bidhuri from the BJP. Both parties are preparing for a fiercely contested battle.

South Delhi will vote on May 25 and the results for all 543 Lok Sabha constituencies will be announced on June 4.

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