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

Two CRPF men from Himachal cremated with full state honours

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   8:36 pm
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Two CRPF men killed in an ambush by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district were cremated on Tuesday with full state honours at their native places in Himachal Pradesh. View More..

B.K. Nehru's wife dies at 109 (Lead, superseding earlier story)

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   6:38 pm
Kasauli, April 25 (IANS) Shobha Nehru, wife of Jawaharlal Nehru's cousin B.K. Nehru, died at her residence in Kasauli town of Himachal Pradesh early on Tuesday due to age-related complications, her family said. She was 109. View More..

Rahul Gandhi's aunt dead

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   2:02 pm
Kasauli, April 25 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's aunt Shobha Nehru died at her residence here on Tuesday morning owing to age-related complications, her family said. She was 108. View More..

Launch of Delhi-Shimla flight cheers tourism industry

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   1:22 pm
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) High-end travellers to Shimla are all set to take off with the launching of a regular flight from New Delhi after being grounded for almost over four years, the hospitality industry said on Tuesday. View More..

'Development projects ignore fragility of Andaman, Nicobar Islands'

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   8:08 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Most of the development projects happening in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) are "almost in negation" of the reality of the fragility and vulnerability of the island chain, says researcher and author Pankaj Sekhsaria. View More..

Himachal CM's wife alleges 'improper probe' by CBI in DA case

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   7:30 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's wife Pratibha Singh on Monday told the court that the CBI did not follow proper procedure while conducting a probe into a disproportionate assets case against her and others. View More..

In a first, Uttarakhand monitors forest fires with drones

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   5:56 pm
New Delhi/Nainital, April 24 (IANS) In a first, the Uttarakhand Forest Department has launched a drone for real-time monitoring of the forest fire and to take preventive measures, officials said here on Monday. View More..

Rains across Himachal brings down mercury

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   5:54 pm
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) Rains across Himachal Pradesh on early Monday brought down mercury by two to three notches, weather officials said. The weather department has forecast thundershowers at isolated places in the state till Wednesday. View More..

Women's clamour against liquor in Himachal grows louder (Societal Feature)

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   12:00 pm
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) It's definitely not going to leave men on a high in Himachal Pradesh, literally! View More..

Himachal seeks adequate funding for central projects

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   7:06 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Complaining of drastic reduction in funds for various centrally-sponsored schemes, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday urged the Centre to ensure adequate allocation to ensure their completion within set time frame. View More..

I'm work in progress: Prateik on battle with drug addiction

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   5:42 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Prateik Babbar has come to terms with all the complications of his life, and says he has fought the demons of substance abuse. But the actor says he is still "work in progress", and wants to write a book about his struggle to inspire people who are going through the same. View More..

Grand reception awaits Modi in 'Queen of Hills'

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   1:02 pm
Shimla, April 23 (IANS) A grand reception awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi's day-long visit to the "Queen of Hills" -- as Shimla was fondly called by the British colonial rulers -- this week to launch an air connectivity scheme and sound the poll bugle in the state, a BJP leader said on Sunday. View More..

Himachal prohibits use of red beacons

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   6:52 pm
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh on Friday issued a notification prohibiting the use of red beacons on all vehicles, except those of the High Court judges. View More..

'Water level of 91 major reservoirs drops 2%'

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   2:40 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The water level of 91 major reservoirs in the country has gone down by two per cent, the Ministry of Water Resources said on Friday. View More..

44 Nepalis imprisoned in India

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   1:22 pm
Kathmandu, April 21 (IANS) The relatives of 44 Nepali workers, who have been languishing in a prison in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, have requested the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to take the initiative for their release, a media report said on Friday. View More..

Government may extend central aid to spur private investments in housing: Naidu

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   11:46 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that to promote private investments in affordable housing on a large scale, his ministry is considering to extend central assistance. View More..

ED questions Virbhadra for eight hours in money laundering case

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   10:58 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday questioned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in connection with a money laundering case, an official said. View More..

Amarinder seeks Centre's nod to sell surplus power to Pakistan

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   9:40 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modis support to the state government for selling its surplus power to Pakistan or Nepal in the "economic interest of the cash-crunched state". View More..

Eight women's panels seek stringent law on sham marriages by NRIs

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   8:00 pm
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Showing solidarity against sham marriages by NRI bridegrooms with Indian girls through fraud, the Women's Commissions of eight states on Thursday urged the Centre to frame a new stringent law to protect young women trapped in such cases. View More..

Himachal bus accident: 7 bodies yet to be identified

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   6:42 pm
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) Seven of the 45 passengers who were killed when a private bus fell into a Himachal Pradesh river are yet to be identified even after 24 hours of the accident, an official said on Thursday. View More..