Himachala Pradesh Parliament Elections 2015


There are four Lok Sabha constituencies in Himachal Pradesh. Here Shimla is reserved constituency for Schedule caste. In an embarrassment for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife and Congress candidate from Mandi Lok Sabha seat Pratibha Singh was Friday defeated by BJP's Ram Swaroop Sharma.

Sharma defeated Pratibha Singh by a margin of 39,796 votes, an election official told.

In the 2013 bypoll, Pratibha Singh won from the seat by a margin of 1,36,724 votes. The seat was vacated by Virbhadra Singh after he assumed charge as chief minister.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2015(4):

Party Name Results
BJP 4
Cong 0
Others 0

Himachal Pradesh Election Schedule Map

Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015


Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Kangra Shanta Kumar BJP
Mandi Ram Swaroop Sharma BJP
Hamirpur Anurag Singh Thakur BJP
Shimla Virender Kashyap BJP


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Parliament Elections News in Himachal Pradesh

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    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   10:58 pm
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    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   9:44 pm
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EC directive mandates use of VVPATs in Himachal, Gujarat

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   8:08 pm
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has sent detailed instructions to the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) of poll-bound Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat for mandatory use of VVPAT machines at all polling stations and counting of paper slips in the coming assembly polls. View More..

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    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   5:54 pm
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Don't deface public property during polls: Himachal HC

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   11:20 am
Shimla, Oct 17 (IANS) Acting tough ahead of the November 9 assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the state election officials to ensure that no defacement of public property by any political party takes place in the run-up to the electoral exercise. View More..

Congress removes Sukku as Himachal campaign chief, appoints Virbhadra

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   11:08 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Congress on Monday appointed Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh as Chairman of its Campaign Committee for the November 9 assembly elections, replacing state unit chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu whose name was announced only three days back. View More..

Virbhadha to head campaign committee

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   9:00 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday announced that Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will be the Chairman of the campaign committee for the upcoming assembly elections in the state. View More..

JD-U disapproves of Pavan Varma's remarks on EC, government

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   8:56 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Janata Dal United (JD-U), which has joined the NDA, on Monday disapproved of the remarks of party national General Secretary Pavan K. Varma criticising the Election Commission and the Narendra Modi government, saying his comments had "nothing to do with party's official line". View More..

Himachal poll: Telecom operators told to ensure proper connectivity

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   7:54 pm
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Pushpendra Rajput on Monday asked telecom service providers, including BSNL, to ensure uninterrupted phone connectivity, especially in the shadow areas in far-flung areas, till the assembly elections on November 9. View More..

EC intentionally delaying Gujarat polls to favour Modi: Congress

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   7:26 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Congress on Monday accused the Election Commission of "intentionally delaying" announcement of Gujarat assembly elections to favour Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, the party said, was afraid of defeat after the Congress's emphatic win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election. View More..

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    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   7:08 pm
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) A day after the shocking incident of food poisoning of 24 passengers on board the Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express, the IRCTC on Monday suspended two officials and served a show-cause notice to another, official sources said here. View More..

There will be rain of jumlas now, Rahul mocks Modi's Gujarat visit

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   4:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in poll-bound Gujarat on his second visit so far this month, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday mockingly said that it would see "a rain of jumlas". View More..

JD-U's Pavan Varma questions EC decision on Gujarat

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   4:34 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Pavan K. Varma, national General Secretary of the JD-U - which is a member of the ruling National Democratic Alliance, on Monday questioned the Election Commission's decision not to announce the election dates for Gujarat, saying that "credible answers were needed". View More..

Congress Minister joins BJP in Himachal, another may follow

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   7:56 pm
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Himachal Cabinet Minister Anil Sharma on Sunday resigned from the government and the ruling Congress and joined the opposition BJP along with his father and former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram. View More..

Himachal will have 136 all woman-managed polling stations

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   7:06 pm
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) A total of 136 all woman-managed polling stations would be set up in all the 68 assembly constituencies in Himachal Pradesh for the November 9 assembly elections, Chief Electoral Officer Pushpendra Rajput said on Sunday. View More..

BJP not interfering in EC's functioning: Gujarat CM

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   1:56 pm
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday dismissed charges that the BJP was interfering with the Election Commission's work and said it was the up to the poll panel to announce election dates in the state. View More..

Congress minister joins BJP in Himachal

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   10:02 am
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) In a setback to the Congress in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram's son Anil Sharma, who was a sitting cabinet minister in Virbhadra Singh-led present government, has joined the BJP. View More..

BJP CEC meets to finalise Himachal candidates

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   11:56 pm
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The BJP's Central Election Committee on Saturday met to finalise the names of its candidates for Himachal Pradesh assembly elections to be held on November 9. View More..

Chill sets in Himachal hills

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   6:22 pm
Shimla, Oct 14 (IANS) Winter chill has set in Himachal Pradesh with Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district registering a low of 4.3 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature in the state, a weather official said on Saturday. View More..

BJP once again turns to Ram to bolster flagging appeal in UP (Column: Political Circus)

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   2:08 pm
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