The 30-share benchmark index ended 347.50 points lower at 19,379.77 with 25 of its components closing in the red.
The broader 50-share National Stock Exchange (NSE) Nifty index ended 1.68 percent or 97.90 points lower at 5,735.30 on Monday.
An interest rate hike by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and political uncertainty in the United States dampened sentiment.
Meanwhile in the New Delhi bullion market, gold declined by Rs 315 to Rs 30,885 per 10 grams while silver dropped by Rs 100 to Rs 49,580 per kg.
--IBNS (Posted on 01-10-2013)