BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR DELHI

General Elections to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 1993

1 No. of seats 70
2 No. of contestants 1316
3 Electors
   

Men

Women

Total

i

No. of Electors

3,237,048

2,613,497

5,850,545

ii

No. of Voters

2,089,763

1,522,950

3,612,713

iii

Polling Percentage

64.56%

58.27%

61.75%

4 No. of valid votes 3,551,248
5 Votes rejected 60,902 (1.69%)
6 No. of polling stations 7,039
7 Average No. of electors per polling station 831
  Performance of parties
  Party

No. of Candidates

Seats
Won

% of Votes Polled

  BHARTIYA JANATA PARTY

70

49

42.82

  INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

70

14

34.48

  COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA

12

0

0.21

  COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA (MARXIST)

6

0

0.38

  JANATA DAL

70

4

12.65

  JANATA PARTY

20

0

0.20

 

NATIONAL PARTIES

248

67

90.74

  BAHUJAN SAMAJ PARTY

55

0

1.88

  SHIV SENA

22

0

0.14

  ALL INDIA FORWARD BLOC

11

0

0.03

 

STATE PARTIES

88

0

2.05

 

REGD. (Unrecog.) PARTIES

201

0

1.29

  INDEPENDENTS

779

3

5.92

 

TOTAL

1,316

70

100.00

Source: CEO, Delhi

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