Rajinder Nagar Assembly Election Result 2020 Live: Raghav Chadha of the Aam Aadmi Party has defeated BJP candidate and former legislator RP Singh by over 20000 votes. Chadha got 59135 votes while Singh could secure just 39077 votes. Congress candidate Rockey Tuseed came at a distant third with just 3941 votes.
This is the second time Chadha was trying his luck in electoral politics. Last year, he had contested against Ramesh Bidhuri of the BJP from South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. He lost that battle by over 3.5 lakh votes. This time, Chadha, a resident of Rajinder Nagar, is contesting from his home turf and hopes to retain the seat for AAP.
In the last assembly polls, AAP’s Vijender Garg Vijay had won this defeating RP Singh by over 20000 votes. Out of the last six assembly polls, the BJP has won this four times — 1993, 1998, 2003, and 2013, In 2008, the Congress had won this seat when Rama Kant Goswami defeated Asha Yogi of the BJP.