2015 New Delhi Assembly elections: Areas with high-income profile

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2015 New Delhi Assembly elections Areas with high-income profile

New Delhi, 4 February 2015: Middle, upper-middle and upslace neighbourhood have shed their apathy for elections. Here are the parliamentary constituencies in areas with a high-income profile.

1. New Delhi

Greater Kailash | Malviya Nagar | Green Park | Gulmohar Park | Safdarjung Enclave | RK Puram | Delhi Cantonment | Lutyens’ Delhi area| Gole Market | Sunder Nagar | Government colonies like BK Dutt Colony | Patel Nagar | Moti Nagar | Rajendra Nagar | Karol Bagh | Kasturba Nagar

2. West Delhi

Janakpuri | Vikaspuri | Hari Nagar | Tilak Nagar | Uttam Nagar | Subhash Nagar | Vishu Garden | Rajouri Garden and portions of Dwarka

3. East Delhi

Friends Colony | New Friends Colony | Maharani Bagh | Sukhdev Vihar | Sarita Vihar | Jangpura | Nizamuddin | Bhogal | Ashram | Patparganj group housing | Mayur Vihar | Laxmi Nagar |Geeta Colony | Krishna Nagar | IP Extension | Vivek Vihar | Preet Vihar | Anand Vihar | Gandhi Nagar and Dilshad Garden

4. Chandhi Chowk

Shalimar Bagh | Pitampura | Paschim Vihar | Meera Bagh | Rani Bagh | Shivaji Park | Kohat Enclave | Ashok Vihar | Lawrence Road | Model Town | Kamla Nagar | Shakti Nagar | Jain Colony and Roop Nagar

5. South Delhi

Vasant Kunj | Saket | Kalkaji and parts of Dwarka and Palam

6. Northwest Delhi

Rohini and Rithala belt of flatted societies and housing colonies

7. Northeast Delhi

Yamuna Vihar | Timarpur | Delhi University and Kingsway Camp

2013 Middle-Class performance

New Delhi – It was the most watched contest with then chief minister Sheila Dikshit up against Arvind Kejriwal. The turnout was 65.95%, up from 56.20% in 2008

Greater Kailash – It is a mix of upscale colonies and urban villages. The poll percentage increased from 54.43% in 2008 to 65.97%

Malviya Nagar – It comprises colonies like Green Park, Hauz Khas, Safdarjung Development Area and Malviya Nagar. The turnout increased from 55.93% in 2008 to 65.36%

Kalkaji – Turnout increased from 51.37% to 65.52%

Middle-class constituencies in other parts of the city like Shakur Basti, Model Town and Shalimar Bagh, Patparganj, Laxmi Nagar, Vishwas Nagar and Krishna Nagar also saw high turnouts

 

 

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