Boxer Vijender Singh, Congress Candidate From South Delhi Constituency


Vijender Singh, India’s simplest Olympic bronze-medal triumphing boxer, is the Congress’s candidate from the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat, which votes on May 12. The seat is witnessing a 3-cornered contest among Mr Singh, Aam Aadmi Party’s Raghav Chadha, and sitting BJP parliamentarian Ramesh Bidhuri. The 33-yr-old pugilist, from Haryana’s Bhiwani, was named by means of the Congress for the South Delhi constituency on April 22. On becoming a member of the Congress, the ace boxer said his questioning pertains to the ideology and the leadership of the birthday celebration.


Vijender Singh maintains that he will now not quit boxing. “I am contesting the election within the seat as people had been in need. Boxing will retain, a number of time remains left,” he stated.

Vijender Singh, who’s also a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Haryana, declared an annual profits of Rs. Forty five lakh in 2017-18. His movable and immovable property are worth Rs. Three.Fifty seven crore and Rs.5.05 crore respectively.

The high-profile boxer, who received the bronze medal in 2008 Olympics, stop aggressive boxing and joined expert circuit in 2015. His awesome boxing career contains gold medal on the Asian Games, 3 medals at the Commonwealth Games and more than one Asian Championship medals.

A trailblazer within the boxing ring, Vijender Singh’s 20-yr sports adventure won him the us of a’s highest wearing honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and the fourth maximum civilian honour – Padma Shri in 2010.  In 2013, he turned into accused of purchasing heroin via Punjab Police, however become cleared of it after a dope check via the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).

The South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, with a widespread wide variety of Jat and Gurjar electorate, is one of the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in the country wide capital that got here into lifestyles in 1966.  After the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies, given that 2008, the constituency accommodates 10 Delhi Vidhan Sabha segments – Chattarpur, Palam, Bijwasan, Kalkaji, Mehrauli, Deoli, Ambedkar Nagar, Sangam Vihar, Tughlaqabad and Badarpur.

Vijender Singh’s Rivals In Lok Sabha Election 2019

Aam Aadmi Party candidate Raghav Chadha from the South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is contesting the election for the primary time. The 31-yr-vintage chartered accountant joined the birthday party in 2012 as its country wide treasurer and a national spokesperson.  Mr Chadha, who is recognised to be close to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, introduced that his first precedence would be to fight to make Delhi a complete country.

The 1/3 vital contender for the South Delhi seat is sitting lawmaker Ramesh Bidhuri. The 3-time lawmaker received the seat in 2014 with 4,97,980 votes (45.34 in keeping with cent). Mr Bidhuri has movable and immovable belongings well worth Rs. 18 crore, an growth of close to Rs. Three.5 crore inside the closing five years, in keeping with his affidavit.