New Delhi: The counting of votes for Nangloi Jat assembly seat in Delhi was carried out amid high security. AAP’s Raghuvinder Shokeen won the seat by a margin of 37, 024 votes. Also Read - BJP Tweets Old Video of Mamata Banerjee Reciting Islamic Prayer, Slams Bengal CM For Her Netaji Event Reaction
Nangloi Jat, a census town of West Delhi is known for its recognisable size of people from the Jat clan. Also Read - Punjab Aam Admi Party MLAs to Move Towards Delhi on Tractors to Support Farmers On Monday
The Nangloi Jat seat is currently held by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Raghuvendra Shaukeen, who defeated BJP’s sitting candidate Manoj Kumar Shokeen in the last elections by over 37,000 votes. Also Read - Centre Committed to Fulfil Clauses of Bodo Accord; Only BJP Can Make Assam Free From Bullets, Agitation And Floods: Amit Shah
This time, AAP nominated its incumbent candidate Raghuvendra to win the seat against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee Sumanlata Shokeen, wife of former BJP MLA and district president Manoj Shokeen.
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This West Delhi seat is among the 18 constituencies shortlisted for BJP ally JJP, who backed out in the last moment as it was unwilling to field candidates “on a new symbol on such a short notice”. Meanwhile, the Congress has fielded Dr Bijendra Singh to battle against the two.
With nearly 2,39,203 voters, among whom 1,04,711 are women, the Nangloi Jat seat houses crucial areas like Kavita Colony, Nangloi village, Jwala Puri, Paschim Vihar, Peera Garhi as well as Meera Bagh.
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