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Delhi

Delhi is a North Indian state and sends 7 MPs to Lok Sabha. Though no. is small, the state is important as the Parliament sits in Delhi.

Parties 1952 1957 1962 1967 1971 1977 1980 1984 1989 1991 1996 1998 1999 2004 2009
Congress 3 5 5 1 7 0 7 7 2 2 2 1 0 6 7
BJP 0 0 0 6* 0 0 0 0 4 5 5 6 7 1 0
Others 1 0 0 0 0 7** 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 5 5 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

*Bhartiya Jan Sangh (parent of BJP) **Bhartiya Lok Dal

2014 Lok Sabha Elections

In Delhi, BJP won all seven seats giving a rude jolt to Congress and decimating Aam Aadmi Party’s hope of getting at least two seats as predicted by exit polls.

Source: Statistical Reports, Election Commission of India

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