Facts at a glance - Delhi

Facts at a Glance- Delhi
(Date of Poll- 7th February 2015 , Poll Timings:- 8.00 am to 6.00 pm)

S. No.
Number of Assembly
Constituencies going on poll=70
Total Electors
Male –      73, 89,089
Female –   59, 19,127
Others -      862
Service-      5110
NRI Voters:     27  
 Total  -     1,33,14,215
Electors Age group 18-19
Male= 1,46,114
Others =  0
Total=    2,27,316

Number Types of Assembly  Constituencies
General : 58
 SC :        12
ST:         NIL  
Total number of Candidates
Assembly Constituencies  having more than 16 candidates

02 (AC-02 (Burari)-18 Candidates
(AC-21 (Matia Mahal) -17 Candidates
Assembly Constituencies  having more than 32 candidates

Total Number of Female candidates

No. and Name of the Assembly Constituency with maximum No. of  Candidates

AC-02 (Burari)- 18
No. & Name of the Assembly Constituency with  minimum number of Candidates 

AC- 48 (Ambedkar Nagar) - 04


Party-wise list of candidates:
Registered Political Parties (other then recognised National and State)

Largest Assembly constituency
Electorate wise
AC-31 (Vikas Puri) – 3,25,246

Smallest Assembly constituency Electorate wise
AC- 20 (Chandani Chowk) – 1,13,777

Number of General, Expenditure, Police & Awareness Observers  deployed
General Observers -  70      
Expenditure Observers  -    18
Police  Observers            -  03
Awareness Observers-      Nil
Micro Observers-  1311 (Including Reserve)                   - 

No. of Polling Personnel deployed ( approx)


No. of  Polling Stations
11763+ 320 (Anxiliary)= 12,083

Number of EVMs to be used in the elections
Control Units -   12,083
Ballot Units -      12, 425


Renowned singer, music composer, lyricist and actor Shekhar Sen appointed as Chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi

Shri Shekhar Sen has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA). Shri Shekhar Sen is an eminent singer, actor, theatre director, composer and lyricist.

According to an order issued by the Union Ministry of Culture dated 28th January,2015 Shri Shekhar Sen has been appointed as Chairman of SNA for a term of 5 years with immediate effect.

Shri Sen has done many research oriented musical programmes and has rendered many significant Bhajan Albums since 1983 as singer, lyricist and composer. He is famous for his mono act musical plays “Tulsi”,” Kabeer”, “Vivekananda”, “Sanmanti”,”Saahab” and “Soordas” which have been highly acclaimed.

Shri Shekhar Sen has received prestigious awards including PadamShri and state level awards.

A brief bio-data of Shri Shekhar Sen is enclosed.

Bio-data of Shri Shekhar Sen

Shri Shekhar Sen is an accomplished singer, music composer, lyricist and actor. He started his career as a music composer and subsequently shifted towards composing Bhajans. He has rendered many Bhajan Albums as singer, lyricist and composer. Over the years as a playwright, actor, singer, director and composer, Shri Shekhar Sen has created many one man musical plays like “Tulsi”, “Kabeer”, “Vivekananda”, “Sanmati”, “Saahab” & “Soordas” and performed many shows of his Mono act Musical Plays. He has also undertaken research oriented musical programs like “Dushyant Ne Kaha Tha”, “Madhya Yugeen Kaavya”, “Pakistan Ka Hindi Kavya”, “Meera Se Mahadevi Tak”.

Shri Sen’s performances have been acclaimed in India and in countries such as US, UK, Belgium, Surinam, Singapore, Jakarta, Hong Kong, South Africa, UAE, Mauritius and Trinidad where he has performed.

Shri Sen has performed in many singing concerts and also performed his mono act musical play ‘Kabeer’ in the Lok Sabha. His Mono Act Musical Plays have received great acclaim in India as well as abroad.

Among the many honours conferred to him, Honble President of India has approved conferment of Padma Shri Award on Shri Shekhar Sen in the field of Arts. He was also awarded with Safdar Hashmi Puraskar in 2001 by the Sangeet Natak Academy of Uttar Pradesh for his contribution in the field of theatre and the V. Shantaram Samman by the Maharashtra Rajya Hindi Sahitya Academy in 2008.


Republic Day Parade – 2015 Awards Announced; Brigade of Guards Regiment & Sikh Regiment Adjudged Joint Winners of Marching Contingent Amongst Services

The results of different competitive presentation in the Republic Day Parade – 2015 have been announced by the Ministry of Defence.

Among the Services category, Brigade of Guards Regiment and Sikh Regiment were jointly adjudged the best marching contingents in the Republic Day Parade – 2015. In the category of Para-Military Forces and other auxiliary marching contingents, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) contingent has been adjudged the best contingent.

In the tableaux category, in total 25 tableaux including nine from Union Ministries / Departments took part in the Republic Day Parade – 2015, out of which first position has gone to Maharashtra Tableau, which depicted “Wari to Pandharpur” (the pilgrimage to Pandharpur). While Jharkhand tableau on “Maluti Temples” was adjudged the second best, third position has gone in favour of Karnataka Tableau based on famous Channapatna Toys.

While, in the competitive category of school children items the “Daang Dance” of Gujarat presented by West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur (Rajasthan) has been adjudged the best, a Consolation Prize was awarded to South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (Maharashtra) for their beautiful portrayal of “Lezim Dance” of Maharashtra. The Tableau presented by the CPWD giving a majestic floral depiction of “Gaumukh” also has been selected for a Special Prize by the Jury.

As in previous years, this year also Ministry of Defence had appointed three panels of judges for assessing the marching contingents from three Services, Para-Military Forces and tableaux from various States/ Ministries/Departments and School Children items from Schools of Delhi as well as outside Delhi. The panels of judges today announced their results here. All these above winning contingents, tableaux and schools will be awarded trophies and prizes by the Defence Minister later in separate functions organised by the Ministry of Defence.


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