Delhi Assembly Election Result 2022 Live, Rajinder Nagar Assembly Election Result, Winners List Live Updates: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party has won the Rajinder Nagar seat. Top AAP leaders have called it a victory for ‘Kejriwal model of governance’. Delhi’s Rajinder Nagar Legislative Assembly constituency witnessed a low turnout of 43.75%, significantly lesser than 58.27% votes that were casted in the 2020 elections. The bypolls were seen as a direct battle between the ruling AAP and opposition BJP. The seat fell vacant after AAP MLA Raghav Chadha was elected as the Rajya Sabha MP. Major issues that were taken up in the polls were water crisis, sewage issues and liquor vends among many others.
BJP’s former councilor Rajesh Bhatia is up against AAP leader Durgesh Pathak for the seat, as the BJP will look to reclaim its stronghold from AAP, which has held the seat since 2015. The Congress has named Prem Lata as its candidate.
Asking the locals to vote for the “future of their children and development of the region”, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, “People are voting in the bypoll to Rajinder Nagar in Delhi and Punjab’s Sangrur seats today. I appeal to the people of both the areas to vote for the future of their children and for the development of the region.” Kejriwal had held two back-to-back roadshows with AAP candidate Pathak in the days leading to the election. The BJP will look to reclaim its bastion, which it had lost to AAP. Since 1998, the party had won three out of four elections till 2015.
Rajinder Nagar (Delhi) Assembly Election Result 2022 Live Updates: Delhi Rajinder Nagar Assembly Election 2022 Results, Full List of Winners Live News
AP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday called his party's win in the Rajinder Nagar Assembly bypoll the “defeat of BJP's dirty politics” and thanked the people for appreciating the work done by his government in the national capital. The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Durgesh Pathak defeated BJP candidate Rajesh Bhatia by a margin of over 11,000 votes in the bypoll, officials said. – PTI
“All 16 rounds of counting have been completed. AAP candidate Durgesh Pathak has defeated his immediate rival Rajesh Bhatia (of BJP) by a margin of over 11,000 votes,” Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said.
'I thank all the constituents of Rajinder Nagar assembly constituency for once again showering their love and blessing on AAP. Today’s by poll victory is an affirmation of ‘Kejriwal Model of Governance.’ Best wishes to my brother Durgesh Pathak, as I pass on the baton to him,' tweets Raghav Chaddha
AAP's Durgesh Pathak defeats BJP's Rajesh Bhatia by a margin of over 11,000 votes in Rajinder Nagar assembly bypoll: Delhi CEO
Latest updates by poll officials say that five rounds of counting has been completed in Rajinder Nagar. In terms of vote breakup, this is where each candidate stands –
Durgesh Pathak- 11,170 votes
Rajesh Bhatia – 10,017
Pre Lata – 438
Celebrations have already begun in the Durgesh Pathak Camp. The AAP candidate is leading the race with 8,000 votes.
Initial reports from Rajinder Nagar say that the AAP has emerged as the lead in the early round of postal ballots.
As the counting of the votes is underway, officials say that the postal ballots will be counted first, which has been a traditional pattern of the poll officials.
The officials say that the counting has begun.