Delhi Assembly Election 2020: AAP Replaces 15 Sitting MLAs And Includes 6 Fresh NamesFor Elections
Arvind Kejriwal announced the list of all 70 contestants of the AamAadmi Party (AAP) for the upcoming Delhi elections that are due next month. Out of the 70 candidates, only 46 are the sitting legislators of the party.
AAP list for Deli Elections 2020
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will contest from the New Delhi constituency and Manish Sisodia will fight from Patparganj. Others in the list include Satyendra Jain (Shakur Basti), Jitendra Tomar(Tri Nagar), Jarnail Singh (Tilak Nagar), Atishi(Kalkaji) and SK Bagga(Krishna Nagar).
15 sitting MLAs are given tickets and 15 sitting MLAs are replaced. Also, there are 6 fresh names on the list. Last time, AAP had 6 women candidates but this time, there are 8 women candidates said the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi.
Congress list of candidates
Congress is also ready with its list of 14 candidates for 2020 Delhi Assembly elections but it would announce the names only after AAP and BJP declare their candidates. AAP has declared the names of all 70 candidates and BJP is expected to declare its candidates later this week.
2020 Delhi Assembly elections
Elections in Delhi will be held on February 8 and the counting of votes would take place three days after the voting. The Election Commission has already enforced the moral code of conduct for the contesting parties.
A total of 1.46 crore voters would exercise their votes in the election. The latest voter list has a total of 1,46,92,136 people – 80,55,686 men, 66,35,635 women and 815 belonging to the third gender.