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

Shimla to have smart public transport: CM

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   7:26 pm
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said promoting smart public transport, developing footpaths for pedestrians, eco-tourism and better management of natural springs will be the top priorities for restoring the glory of the state capital under the Smart Cities Mission. View More..

Himachal blames Niti Aayog for decline in funds

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   5:40 pm
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) The Niti Aayog on Friday told the Himachal Pradesh government to prepare a plan to double the income of its farmers in five years even as the Virbhadra Singh-led government blamed the think tank for a drastic decline in Central funding to the state. View More..

Anger over liquor shops in Himachal residential areas

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   12:24 pm
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Circumventing an apex court ban on liquor vends along the highways, Himachal Pradesh has allowed liquor shops to operate in residential areas, aggrieved residents said on Friday. View More..

Uttarakhand, Haryana become Open Defecation Free states

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   11:20 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Uttarakhand and Haryana have become the fourth and fifth Open Defecation Free (ODF) states of India under the Swachh Bharat Mission, said an official statement on Thursday. View More..

Over 1,500 athletes to take part in Himachal Olympic Games

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   8:24 pm
Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) More than 1,500 athletes will take part in the four-day Himachal Pradesh State Olympic Games that began here on Thursday amidst fanfare, the event organisers said. View More..

Haryana fourth state with open defecation-free rural areas

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   7:46 pm
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Haryana has become the fourth state in the country where the rural areas have been declared Open Defecation-Free (ODF), a minister said here on Thursday. View More..

Stranded tourists rescued from Himachal's Saach Pass

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   7:42 pm
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Nearly two dozen tourists stranded in high-altitude areas of Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh were rescued on Thursday, an official said. View More..

Anna Hazare joins Yoga Day fest in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   11:10 pm
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday joined about 5,000 people -- young and old, boys and girls -- in celebrating the 3rd International Yoga Day at local Kanteerava Sports Stadium and performed 'yoga asanas' (exercises) and offered prayers. View More..

What's link between Nadda and AIIMS scam accused officer: AAP

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   4:08 pm
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The AAP on Wednesday demanded to know the connection between Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda and an IAS officer accused in a Rs 7,000 crore AIIMS scam. View More..

Himachal Governor leads yoga celebrations

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   9:04 am
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Wednesday led an event which drew nearly 1,000 people, including schoolchildren, who did yogic exercises amid cloudy skies. View More..

Eight northern states to share information on criminals

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   9:14 pm
Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) To contain activities of gangsters, drug smugglers, absconders and organised criminals in the northern states, eight states in the region decided on Tuesday in principle for effective coordination, mutual sharing of information and creation of common database about such offenders. View More..

No DJs, hockey sticks in 'kaanwar yatra'

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   7:06 pm
Dehradun, June 20 (IANS) DJs, hockey sticks and tridents bigger than six inches will not be allowed to be carried by devotees during the annual 'kaanwar yatra' in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and the National Capital Region, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Modi in Lucknow to lead third International Yoga Day celebrations

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   6:44 pm
New Delhi/Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The stage has been all set for grand celebrations of the third edition of International Yoga Day on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slated to lead thousands of yoga enthusiasts here. View More..

Khali, Acharya Devvrat to inaugurate HP State Olympic Games

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   5:36 pm
Hamirpur, June 20 (IANS) Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar The Great Khali and governor Acharya Devvrat will inaugurate the first ever Himachal Pradesh State Olympic Games, starting Thursday. View More..

Himachal sports meet first step to Olympic glory: Thapa

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   10:20 pm
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) Star Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has billed Himachal Pradesh's inaugural State Olympics meet as the first step in India's march to Olympic glory. View More..

Himachal may get heavy rains

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   5:16 pm
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days, a weather official said on Monday. View More..

Himachal students set record for practicing yoga

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   3:04 pm
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), June 18 (IANS) Eleven students of Himachal Pradesh have made records by practicing yoga 'asanas' for long duration to enter the Golden Book of World Records, an official claimed on Sunday. View More..

BJP creates record, wins Shimla civic body polls (Fourth Lead, correcting para 9)

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   8:42 pm
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition BJP on Saturday created a record by winning the maximum number of seats -- for the first time in three decades -- in the 34-member House of the Shimla Municipal Corporation. View More..

BJP creates record, wins Shimla civic body polls (Third Lead)

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   6:40 pm
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition BJP on Saturday created a record by winning the maximum number of seats -- for the first time in three decades -- in the 34-member House of the Shimla Municipal Corporation. View More..

A small Himachal village that's taking art to nature

    Updated On : Jun 16,2017   12:08 pm
Bir (Himachal Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) Art is not a commodity but an experience, say connoisseurs, and this experience can take an entirely new form when it interacts with its surroundings -- walls, lights, music, furniture and other artwork around it -- or even moves beyond it. View More..