BJP sweeps all seven seats in Delhi
Moneylife Digital Team 16 May 2014

BJP first, AAP second and Congress came third in Delhi 16th Lok Sabha General Elections 2014

The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of Delhi has managed to sweep all the 7 Lok Sabha seats in the National Capital- Delhi in the General Elections of 2014 followed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at the second position and Indian National Congress (INC) third.

BJP candidates have won in all the seven constituencies of Delhi with close competition from AAP candidates. Namely, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the man who never lost in the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) maintained his winning-spree and has won in the prestigious Chandni Chowk Constituency by a difference of around 1.35 lakh votes from journalist-turned-AAP leader Ashutosh.

Whereas, in the East Delhi Constituency Maheish Girri of BJP won with 5.7 lakh votes against Mahatma's grandson Rajmohan Gandhi (AAP). Meenakashi lekhi (BJP) leads at the New Delhi Constituency with Ashish Khetan (AAP) in the second position and Ajay Makan (INC) on the third surprisingly.

In North East Delhi, Manoj Tiwari (BJP), a famous actor from is leading over AAP's Anand Kumar with 5.93 lakh votes while BJP candidate Udit Raj leads in North West Delhi with 6.3 lakh votes.

Ramesh Bidhuri in the South Delhi and Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma in West Delhi triumph over  AAP candidates Col Devinder Sehrawat and  Jarnail Singh (AAP) respectively. Mr Bidhuri (BJP) wins with a margin of 1 lakh votes whereas Mr Pravesh Singh wins with a huge margin of 2.7 lakh votes from the AAP candidates.

The 15th Lok Sabha: 2009 General Elections had Congress winning all the seven seats in Delhi. The legacy has continued but with the opposite party (BJP) winning them all this time. But, what is surprising in the 2014 General Elections is that AAP being a just one and a half year old party has a vote share of 32.9%, whereas the years-old Congress  has a vote share which is more than half i.e. 15% only. BJP stands as a clear winner with a vote share of 47.9%.

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