New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Abhay Kumar Varma took lead in early trends from Laxmi Nagar Vidhan Sabha constituency. Also Read - Delhi Lockdown Likely To Be Extended Till May 24, Metro Services To Remain Shut: Report
The counting of votes for Laxmi Nagar Assembly seat in Delhi that went to polls on Feb 8 began at 8 AM. The final results are expected by the evening. Also Read - Delhi Starts Oxygen Concentrator Banks in Every District, to Provide Home Delivery to COVID Patients
The seat witnessed a tough contest between AAP leader Nitin Tyagi, Abhay Kumar Verma of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Hari Dutt Sharma of the Indian National Congress. Also Read - With 500 ICU Bed Facility, Delhi's Iconic Ram Leela Maidan Turns Into COVID Care Centre
In 2015, Nitin Tyagi defeated BJP’s BB Tyagi by 5,000-odd votes. Recently, he had hogged the limelight for his assets which have gone up by Rs 20 lakh in the last five years.
Areas under the constituency
Kundan nagar, Krishan Kunj, Guru Ramdas Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Gururam Das Nagar, Ramesh Park, Garhwali Mohalla, Laxmi Nagar, Lalita Park, Shakarpur, Pandav Nagar, Mandwali, Samaspur