New Delhi, Apr 20: Paschim Vihar is one of the wards that falls under North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC). The formation of NDMC happened after the division of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). Ward number 067-N, Paschim Vihar is currently represented by Renu Kamboj of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). The ward, which is a part of the Shakur Basti Assembly constituency, will witness a tough competition between three political parties – the BJP, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).Also Read - Bigg Boss 7 Fame Kamya Panjabi Breaks Silence on Joining Politics: 'Not Hungry For Power, Want to Work'
The total population of Paschim Vihar is 67,423 out of which the Scheduled Caste population is 7,634. Also Read - He Can Get Me Shot, Says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Lalu Prasad Yadav's 'Visarjan' Claim
In 2012 MCD elections, BJP candidate Renu Kamboj had won from Paschim Vihar ward. This year, the BJP has fielded Puneet Vohra, whereas Gauri Shankar Sharma is contesting election on Congress’ ticket. The AAP fielded Sapna Marwah from Paschim Vihar ward of the NDMC. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh Schools To Remain Close Between These Dates. Details Here
Paschim Vihar Election 2017 Candidate List
|2||Puneet Voh Ra||BJP|
|3||Gauri Shankar Sharma||CONG|
In 2012, the ward was won by Renu Kamboj of the Bharatiya Janata Party whereas, Shanti Devi Sharma of the Indian National Congress (INC) came second with 6,057 votes. The third spot in 2012 MCD elections from the Paschim Vihar ward was gained by Lok Jan Shakti Party’s Sanju Sharma. Total number of votes polled were 15,862.
Paschim Vihar MCD Election 2012 Results
|S.No||Candidate Name||Party Name||Votes Polled|
|1||Renu Kamboj||Bharatiya Janata Party||9574|
|2||Shanti Devi Sharma||Indian National Congress||6057|
|3||Sanju Sharma||Lok Jan Shakti Party||231|
|Total Votes Polled||15862|
Meanwhile in 2007, the ward was won by Sanjeev Nayyar of the Bharatiya Janata Party whereas, Chander Shekhar Vijay of the Indian National Congress (INC) came second with 4,813 votes. The third spot in 2007 MCD elections from the Paschim Vihar ward was gained by Independent candidate Sunil Gambhir.
Paschim Vihar MCD Election 2007 Results
|Candidate Name||Party Name||Votes Polled|
|Sanjeev Nayyar||Bharatiya Janata Party||7250|
|Chander Shekhar Vijay||Indian National Congress||4813|
|Rajesh Kumar Juneja||Indian National Lok Dal||386|
The polling of votes for MCD Elections 2017 will be held on April 23 and the counting of votes will be held on April 26. Visit India.com to get latest live updates on the MCD elections results 2017.