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

Cross-voting mostly favours Kovind, Meira Kumar gains in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   11:30 am
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Most of the cross-voting in presidential election favoured NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind, but significantly in Rajasthan, where the BJP is in power, opposition-backed Congress nominee Meira Kumar was the beneficiary of cross-voting. View More..

Cross-voting mostly favours Kovind, Meira Kumar gains in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   12:42 am
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Most of the cross-voting in presidential election favoured NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind, but significantly in Rajasthan, where the BJP is in power, opposition-backed Congress nominee Meira Kumar was the beneficiary of cross-voting. View More..

Sanitation coverage up to 65.07% till July: Government

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   10:38 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government on Thursday said that the Swachh Bharat Mission has picked up great momentum, with the sanitation coverage increasing from 41.80 per cent in October 2014 to 65.07 per cent in July 2017, and is hopeful of achieving its target by October 2019. View More..

Kovind led in 21 states, benefited from cross-voting too

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   9:02 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind led in 21 states as also in both houses of Parliament over his rival Meira Kumar to register a thumping victory in the Presidential election, apart from cross-voting by those from the SP, Trinamool Congress and AAP. View More..

28 killed in Himachal road accident

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   4:18 pm
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Twenty-eight persons were killed and nine others injured when a private bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Thursday, an official said. View More..

Presidential poll: Kovind ahead of Meira by over 2 lakh vote value

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   3:24 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) NDAs Ram Nath Kovind established a massive lead of more than two lakh in vote value over UPA rival Meira Kumar as counting of votes progressed in the Presidential election on Thursday. View More..

Modi condoles death of 15 passengers in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   1:56 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the death of 15 passengers in a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district. View More..

15 killed in Himachal road accident

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   1:14 pm
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Fifteen persons were killed and an equal number injured when a private bus carrying them fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district on Thursday, an official said. View More..

Himachal gang-rape, murder: Top officer transferred

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   11:18 am
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) A top Himachal Pradesh police officer, heading the SIT probing the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl, was transferred hours after one of the suspects was found murdered in a lock-up, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Mild earthquake recorded in Himachal Pradesh

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   8:50 pm
Shimla, July 19 (IANS) A mild earthquake was recorded on Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said. View More..

Violence rocks Himachal after gang-rape, murder; suspect kills fellow accused

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   6:30 pm
Shimla, July 19 (IANS) In a twist to the sensational gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl in Himachal Pradesh, the prime suspect allegedly murdered a fellow accused in the case in the police lock-up on Wednesday, the police said. View More..

HP girl's gang-rape, murder suspect kills lock-up inmate

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   3:22 pm
Shimla, July 19 (IANS) In a twist to the sensational gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl in Himachal Pradesh, the prime suspect allegedly murdered a fellow accused in the case in the police lock-up on Wednesday, the police said. View More..

16 states register 100% voting in presidential poll

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   11:16 pm
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Sixteen states and a union territory registered 100 per cent polling in presidential election, official figures released here said on Tuesday. View More..

Protests continue in Himachal over gang rape, murder of girl

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   6:10 pm
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) Massive protests continued in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday over the gang rape and murder of a schoolgirl in Shimla district. The family of the victim suspect that the 'real culprits', who belong to high-profile families, have gotten away 'scot-free'. View More..

Kovind vs Meira: Presidential contest sees near 100% voting (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   12:04 am
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in a contest in which the ruling NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind has an overwhelming edge over opposition-backed Meira Kumar. View More..

Kovind vs Meira: Presidential contest sees near 100% voting (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   9:30 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in a contest in which the ruling NDAs candidate Ram Nath Kovind has an overwhelming edge over opposition-backed Meira Kumar. View More..

Presidential poll sees near 100% voting

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   7:54 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The election to choose Indias 14th President saw almost 100 per cent voting on Monday with Lok Sabha Secretary and Returning Officer Anoop Mishra terming it "probably the highest turnout ever". View More..

67 legislators vote in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   4:34 pm
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Sixty seven legislators in the 68-member Himachal Pradesh assembly voted here in the Presidential election on Monday, officials said. One ailing Congress legislator had passed away. View More..

Himachal hills continue to experience heavy rainfall

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   6:30 pm
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. View More..

Himachal temple partially damaged in landslide

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   3:14 pm
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) A famous temple located on a national highway in Himachal Pradesh was partially damaged on Sunday in a landslide, the police said. View More..