Bikaner East Assembly Seat
There is political turmoil in Bikaner city, one of the beautiful cities of Rajasthan. Election bugle has been sounded in the state and voting will be held in Rajasthan on 25th November. There are 7 assembly seats under Bikaner district, in which BJP won on 3 seats and Congress won on 3 seats. One seat went to the Communist Party of India (M). Bharatiya Janata Party has won the Bikaner East assembly seat.
How many voters, how much population
Talking about the election results of Bikaner East Assembly seat in 2018 elections, 22 candidates had challenged here. But the main contest was between BJP and Congress. BJP’s Siddhi Kumari got 73,174 votes in the election while Congress’s Kanhaiya Lal Jhanwar got 66,113 votes. There was a very tough contest between the two, in which Siddhi Kumari, who belonged to the royal family, won the election by a margin of 7,061 votes.
In the then elections, there were a total of 2,18,518 voters in Bikaner East Assembly seat, in which the number of male voters was 1,13,776 and the number of female voters was 1,04,742. A total of 1,52,507 (70.2%) voters cast their votes. Only 895 (0.4%) votes were cast in favor of NOTA.
How was the political history?
Talking about the political history of Bikaner East Assembly seat, the existence of this seat is not very old and after the delimitation of 2008, this seat was carved out of Bikaner Assembly seat. BJP has been winning Bikaner East assembly seat for the last 3 elections. Siddhi Kumari, who belongs to the royal family, had defeated Dr. Tanveer Malawat of Congress in a very easy contest in the 2008 elections.
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Siddhi Kumari continued her charm in the 2013 elections also and this time defeated Gopal Lal Gehlot of Congress from Bikaner East Assembly seat. In 2018, Siddhi scored a hat-trick of victories and defeated the new Congress candidate Kanhaiya Lal Jhanwar. In such a situation, the popularity of Siddhi Kumari remains intact.
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Siddhi Kumari has been winning from Bikaner East assembly seat for 3 consecutive times. The former royal family of Bikaner and grandfather Karni Singh are very popular. Karni Singh had been an independent MP from Bikaner 5 times. Bikaner has famous pilgrimage places like Karni Mata and Deshnok Temple.