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Kalkaji Election Result 2020 Live: Atishi defeats BJP’s Dharamveer Singh to retain AAP’s seat

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Kalkaji Constituency Election Result 2020 Live: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Atishi has defeated BJP rival  Dharamveer Singh to win Kalkaji Assembly seat. Atishi trailed behind Singh for several rounds of counting initially, however, she registered a comprehensive victory in the end. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) replaced its sitting candidate Avtar Singh and fielded Atishi from Kalkaji constituency for Delhi Assembly Election 2020. Atishi, who had contested the Lok Sabha 2019 election from East Delhi constituency against Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate Gautam Gambhir, is considered to be close to AAP top brass, including CM Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia. Shivani Gupta was Congress’ candidate from Kalkaji seat. Atishi, who is a graduate in History from Delhi’s prestigious St. Stephens’s College, is credited for the AAP government’s education policy which the party claims was helpful in transforming Delhi government schools. The 38-year-old leader has been associated with the AAP since 2013. As far as the history of Kalkaji Assembly constituency is concerned, this seat in South Delhi was once considered to be a stronghold of the Congress which won Assembly election four times out of seven Delhi elections. The BJP has captured Kalkaji seat two times and the AAP took the first place once in 2015.

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