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

Unemployable youth limit India's growth: Minister Hegde

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   7:04 pm
Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Stating that only about 20 per cent of India's 1.5 million engineers are employable by the industry, Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde on Friday called "unemployability" as the biggest challenge that could restrict India's growth. View More..

Himachal to sell Patanjali products at fair price shops

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   5:18 pm
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will provide products of Baba Ramdev-founded Patanjali at its fair price shops, a minister said on Friday. View More..

Himachal CM seeks tax exemption for industry

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   7:10 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday sought full tax exemption from the central government to the industry in the state for five years and 50 per cent for the next five years. View More..

Virbhadra case: Court asks ED to file status report

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   3:04 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A court here on Thursday asked the ED to file a status report in a case against Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) agent Anand Chauhan accused of investing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC policies. View More..

TN for increase in Centre's contribution to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   2:02 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase the central government's contribution in the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) from Rs 1.5 lakh per beneficiary to Rs 5.4 lakh. View More..

Himachal sees high temperatures, but snow in line

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   10:56 am
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday saw slightly high temperatures due to prevailing dry weather, but the Met Office forecast rain and more snowfall next week. View More..

'Padmaavat' protests: Highway blocked in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   5:10 pm
Jaipur/Chittorgarh, Jan 17 (IANS) Shri Rajput Karni Sena members on Wednesday blocked the highway connecting Udaipur, Kota and Bhilwara with Chittorgarh to protest against the proposed screening of controversial movie "Padmaavat" from January 25. View More..

UP CM to host states' meet to review minority welfare schemes

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   11:20 pm
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is going to host a coordination meeting between the Centre and various states and union territories to review the implementation on the ground of various central schemes for minorities welfare. View More..

43 artists to receive Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards on Wednesday

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   11:16 pm
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2016 will be given away to 43 eminent musicians, dancers, and theatre artists at Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday. View More..

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam gives Rs 1 cr to Himachal CM's Relief Fund

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   6:38 pm
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) The public sector power generator Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN), a company that owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, on Tuesday contributed Rs 1 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. View More..

Snowless slopes kill skiing in Himachal this year

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   11:36 am
Manali, Jan 16 (IANS) The ski slopes are deserted as scores of skiers in picturesque Solang Valley of Himachal Pradesh have been literally left high and dry with snow failing to cover its steep slopes. View More..

Dry weather spikes Himachal mercury abnormally

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   10:58 am
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh saw abnormal rise in mercury on Tuesday, with no chance of rain and snow largely this week too, the weather department said. View More..

Himachal to restore hot springs at Tattapani: CM

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   6:30 pm
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is committed to promote religious tourism in Tattapani village on the Sutlej river bank in Mandi district and restore the natural hot springs there, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Sunday. View More..

Pant ton helps Delhi crush Himachal in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tourney

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   6:26 pm
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Opener Rishabh Pant slammed 116 as Delhi outplayed Himachal Pradesh by 10 wickets in a North Zone match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament here on Sunday. View More..

Gere in Bodh Gaya for Dalai Lama's discourse

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   4:22 pm
Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) Hollywood star Richard Gere on Sunday joined a three-day course on Buddhism by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, the holiest Buddhist site. View More..

Thousands take dip in Himachal rivers to mark Makar Sankranti

    Updated On : Jan 14,2018   9:16 am
Shimla/Manali, Jan 14 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees across Himachal Pradesh on Sunday took a dip in rivers braving cold weather to mark the auspicious Makar Sankranti festival. View More..

J&K, Services win in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tourney

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   7:52 pm
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir rode on opener Jatin Wadhwan's 61-ball 70 to a four-wicket win over Haryana in a North Zone T20 match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament here on Saturday. View More..

Himachal sees another sunny but cold day

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   11:52 am
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh saw another sunny but cold day on Saturday with most of the tourist destinations at freezing point. View More..

The Supreme Court judges who 'rebelled' against the system: Brief profiles

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   7:56 pm
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Himachal gives Rs 3 lakh compensation for Nepalese's custodial death

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   7:52 pm
Dharamsala, Jan 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday announced a compensation of Rs 300,000 to the kin of a Nepalese who died in custody after his arrest in a sensational gang rape-murder case of a schoolgirl. View More..