New Delhi: The counting of votes for Shalimar Bagh assembly seat in Delhi was carried out amid high security. AAP’s Bandana Kumari won the Shalimar Bagh seat by garnering 57, 649 votes. Also Read - Rift in BJP Ahead of Bengal Elections 2021, Workers Clash at Party Offices, Torch Vehicles
The North Delhi constituency of Shalimar Bagh is a part of the Chandni Chowk district. The seat is currently held by AAP MLA Bandana Kumari who beat BJP’s Rekha Gupta in the 2015 polls. Also Read - Breaking News: Fire Breaks Out in Delhi's Uttam Nagar, 15 Fire Tenders Rushed to Spot
Like most of the remaining Delhi, Shalimar Bagh is all set to witness a tug-of-war between the AAP and the BJP, both of whom have given the ticket to their former nominees. Meanwhile, the Congress has pitched local businessman JS Nayol as its nominee to battle it out against the two. Also Read - Mamata's Nephew Abhishek Banerjee Sends Legal Notice to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari
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Previously, the Shalimar Bagh seat has always remained a BJP bastion as the saffron party won four times out of six election, until 2013 when the AAP came to power and broke the duopoly.
There are a total of 1,74,397 voters in Shalimar Bagh, split up between 94,144 men, 80,243 women and 10 third gender voters. Pitampura, Haiderpur village, Shalimar Bagh, Shalimar village are some of the key areas the come under the constituency.
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