As many as eight women candidates out of 79 have emerged as winners in the Delhi assembly Election 2020. All of them belong to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The results were announced on Tuesday.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had fielded nine women candidates in the Delhi Assembly election 2020 and of them, eight have emerged as winners.
They are: Atishi, Rakhi Birla, Bhavna Gaur, Parmila Tokas, A Dhanwati Chandela A, Bandana Kumari, Preeti Tomar, and Raj Kumari Dhillon.
Atishi has bagged the seat of Kalkaji constituency by 11,393 votes defeating Congress's Shivani Chopra and Bharatiya Janata Party's Dharambir Singh. The runner up at Kalkaji constituency is Dharambir Singh.
Pramila Tokas of the AAP retained her RK Puram assembly seat. She defeated Anil Kumar Sharma of the BJP by over 10,000 votes.
In Mangol Puri Assembly constituency, AAP's Rakhi Birla defeated BJP's Karam Singh Karma by a margin of 30,116 votes. In Palam Assembly constituency, Bhavna Gaur of the AAP won over Vijay Pandit of the BJP by 32,765 votes.
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