Himachala Pradesh Parliament Elections 2017


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 2017


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

Himachal continues to experience rainfall

    Updated On : Jul 15,2018   5:26 pm
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday continued to experience moderate to heavy rains and all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. There could be heavy rainfall at some places in the state till Monday, the Met office warned. View More..

Himachal initiates steps to ensure transparency in ration distribution

    Updated On : Jul 15,2018   2:36 pm
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has taken steps to ensure transparency and keep a vigil on the quality of ration being distributed under the Public Distribution System (PDS), a minister said on Sunday. View More..

Wanted Punjab criminal shot dead in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 14,2018   6:42 pm
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police on early Saturday shot dead a wanted criminal and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter, said a senior police officer. View More..

Punjab Police kill gangster in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 14,2018   11:32 am
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police on Saturday killed a gangster and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter. View More..

Haryana Governor gets additional charge of Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   10:42 pm
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Friday was given the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh by President Ram Nath Kovind. View More..

Himachal again heading for a lean apple harvest

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   12:04 pm
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The crunchy and luscious apples of Himachal Pradesh are once again literally in the eye of the storm, with government estimates saying their overall production is expected to decline with the weather playing havoc. View More..

Himachal's Palampur gets record rainfall

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   10:32 am
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience rains on Friday with Palampur recording the heaviest rainfall in the state at 75 mm, officials said. View More..

Himachal-based university to train Chinese yoga trainers

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   6:48 pm
Solan, July 12 (IANS) Yoga experts from Shoolini University based in this Himachal Pradesh town will be training yoga instructors in China, it was announced on Thursday. A team from the yoga department of the university is back from China after attending a workshop. View More..

Rajnath assures Centre's assistance for border development programme

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   6:16 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday emphasised the need to improve social and economic infrastructure for people residing along the international borders so that they continue to live in their villages, and assured that Centre would "continue to provide assistance to states" to strengthen activities under Border Area Development Programme (BADP). View More..

Rajnath reviews border area development programme

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   4:12 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the ongoing development programme being run in 17 states located along the international borders, an official said. View More..

Himachal to allow third party inspections for project quality

    Updated On : Jul 11,2018   6:58 pm
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will ensure quality in public projects by adopting third party inspections through an independent quality-check squad monitored by the CM's office, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Wednesday. View More..

Sanjeeda learns Punjabi for 'Ashke' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jul 11,2018   6:22 pm
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Sanjeeda Sheikh had to learn Punjabi for the film "Ashke". It is her maiden Punjabi film. View More..

Paonta Sahib gets Himachal's heaviest rainfall

    Updated On : Jul 11,2018   11:00 am
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday experienced moderate to heavy rainfall, causing landslides and road blocks in some areas, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were once again in spate, officials said. View More..

Zero budget natural farming successful on large-scale too: Himachal Governor

    Updated On : Jul 10,2018   5:24 pm
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Tuesday said the zero budget natural farming technique has been successful even on a large-scale too and is a perfect example for increasing farm income. View More..

Himachal's Chintpurni temple gets funds for promoting tourism

    Updated On : Jul 10,2018   4:42 pm
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) One of the famous and richest Hindu shrines, Chintpurni in Himachal Pradesh's Una district will be developed with the central assistance of Rs 50 crore for promoting religious tourism, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Tuesday. View More..

Chances of heavy rains in Himachal

    Updated On : Jul 10,2018   9:20 am
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Authorities in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday advised locals and tourists not to travel towards the higher reaches as there were chances of heavy rainfall across the state in the next three to four days. View More..

Himachal to recruit 200 doctors

    Updated On : Jul 09,2018   9:10 pm
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday decided to fill 200 posts of MBBS doctors on a regular basis through the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. View More..

Delhi's peak power demand at record 6,998 MW, BSES gears up

    Updated On : Jul 09,2018   8:08 pm
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Peak power demand in Delhi broke all records on Monday to touch the highest mark of 6,998 MW, and to meet the unprecedented demand, the two BSES distribution companies (discoms) in the capital said they have taken measures like long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) and banking arrangements with various states, as well as with neighbouring Bhutan. View More..

Shimla heli-taxi service gets costlier

    Updated On : Jul 08,2018   2:20 pm
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Barely a month after its launch, the heli-taxi fare between Shimla and Chandigarh has gone up by Rs 500, from Rs 2,999 to Rs 3,499, officials said on Sunday. View More..

Dengue grips Himachal town

    Updated On : Jul 08,2018   12:44 pm
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) With over 110 confirmed dengue cases reported in less than a week from the town of Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh, a central team is reaching there to deal with the situation, officials said on Sunday. View More..