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 sees rise in mercury, more snow in store

    Updated On : Jan 19,2019   10:38 am
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday saw a marginal rise in the temperatures, but the Met Office here forecast crain and more snowfall in the next three days. View More..

Rainfall, cold wave to hit northwest India next week

    Updated On : Jan 18,2019   11:00 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Widespread rainfall accompanied by cold wave-like conditions would engulf entire northwest India next week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast on Friday. View More..

Quake-resistant buildings in rural Himachal stressed

    Updated On : Jan 18,2019   9:14 pm
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal on Friday stressed the need for proper designing and earthquake-resistant construction of community halls in gram panchayats and setting up of a task force to handle exigencies. View More..

Himachal CM asks banks to help increase farmers' income

    Updated On : Jan 18,2019   3:10 pm
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday said the banks should focus more to improve the investment credit by funding those schemes that helped in increasing the income of the farmers. View More..

Himachal braces for severe weather

    Updated On : Jan 18,2019   11:42 am
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will receive widespread snowfall and rain between January 20 and 24, the weather office here warned on Friday. View More..

Maharashtra on top at Khelo India (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   9:58 pm
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) On a day when there were only four gold medals at stake, hosts Maharashtra made a clean sweep of all four in the Kho-Kho competition at the Khelo India Youth Games here on Thursday. View More..

Himachal clears industrial proposals of Rs 1,047 cr

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   7:56 pm
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday approved 24 industrial proposals for new and existing units, involving an investment of Rs 1,047 crore and generating employment for over 1,900 people. View More..

Accelerate resources to fortify fiscal position, NE states told

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   5:26 pm
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission Chairman N.K. Singh on Thursday suggested the northeastern states to accelerate resources and revenue to strengthen fiscal position. View More..

Accelerate resources to fortify fiscal position: Finance Commission chief to NE states

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   4:34 pm
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission Chairman N.K. Singh on Thursday suggested the northeastern states to accelerate resources and revenue to strengthen fiscal position. View More..

Intense cold wave freezes Himachal

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   10:36 am
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) An intense cold wave saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering on Thursday, with Kalpa and Keylong towns seeing more snowfall. View More..

Himachal approves annual Plan of Rs 7,100 crore

    Updated On : Jan 16,2019   8:06 pm
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) An annual Plan size of Rs 7,100 crore for the next fiscal was approved at a meeting of the Himachal Pradesh Planning Board presided over by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here on Wednesday. View More..

Silence prevails in Manali hamlets to appease gods

    Updated On : Jan 16,2019   6:40 pm
Manali, Jan 16 (IANS) The sounds of silence in tiny picturesque hamlets currently marooned in a thick blanket of snow overlooking this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort can be heard loud and clear. View More..

Cabinet okays revised cost to construct 13 central varsities

    Updated On : Jan 16,2019   6:12 pm
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for Revised Cost of Estimate (RCE) for the construction of 13 new central universities, to facilitate completion of the project within 36 months. View More..

Icy winds envelop Himachal, chances of snow

    Updated On : Jan 16,2019   12:14 pm
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) Icy winds enveloped the hills of Himachal Pradesh with the higher reaches recording sub-zero temperatures. There are chances of mild rain and snow at a few places in the state till Wednesday. View More..

Himachal to increase forest cover by 35%

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   6:54 pm
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh aims to increase forest cover from 26 to 35 per cent, Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur said on Tuesday. View More..

Over 3 lakh drug addicts treated in Punjab in 2018: Police

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   6:00 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Over three lakh drug addicts were treated in Punjab in 2018 and more than 63,000 people are currently being treated, out of which 25,000 are heroin addicts, a top police official said on Tuesday. View More..

Famous Himachal shrine Chintpurni gets rail link

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   3:22 pm
Una (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 15 (IANS) One of the busiest shrines in north India, the Chintpurni temple in Himachal Pradesh's Una district was connected by a rail line on Tuesday. View More..

Himachal gets relief from snow, rain

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   10:50 am
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) After three consecutive days of snowfall and rain, Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday got some relief, but the cold continued to grip the hills, said an official. View More..

Government to launch system for predicting thunderstorms

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   12:44 am
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In view of life-threatening thunderstorms and lightning during the pre-monsoon season, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has decided to implement an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms or lightning by April 2019. View More..

Sunny in Himachal despite freezing weather

    Updated On : Jan 14,2019   11:18 am
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) It was a bright sunny day in Himachal Pradesh on Monday, with temperatures remaining below the freezing point in many places in the state after three days of continuous snow and rain, a weather official said here. View More..