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

Rahul is Congress chief, attacks Modi for indulging in 'medieval' politics (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   6:38 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) In a generational shift that ended the Sonia Gandhi era in the Congress, her son Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new party President and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of taking the country "backwards to a medieval past" where people are butchered because of what they eat and believe in. View More..

Himachal reels under severe cold conditions

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   6:00 pm
Shimla, Dec 16 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold conditions on Saturday, with the minimum temperature at several places plunging below freezing point, weather officials said. View More..

Rahul Gandhi's hands full of challenges as party chief, needs new formulas

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   3:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Anticipated for long by his party, Rahul Gandhi took over as Congress President on Saturday, an elevation that comes at a time when the party faces an "existential crisis" and has huge electoral challenges in the run up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. View More..

Equity indices cheered by exit polls, rise amid volatility (Market Review)

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   2:18 pm
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Taking a cue from the exit polls which predicted a BJP win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, investors engaged in intense buying during the last two sessions of the trading week, which led to an upward rally in the key Indian equity indices. View More..

Rahul takes over as Congress chief, attacks Modi for indulging in 'medieval' politics

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   12:30 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Marking a generational shift, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new Congress President, assuming the mantle of the country's oldest political party from his mother Sonia Gandhi, and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of "taking us back to the medieval times". View More..

Rahul's impending takeover sparks celebrations outside Congress office

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   10:42 am
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Scores of Rahul Gandhi supporters broke into loud celebrations, shook their legs to upbeat music, raised slogans, burst crackers and distributed sweets outside the Congress office here on Saturday ahead of his taking over as the new President of the Grand Old Party. View More..

Rahul to formally take over as Congress President on Saturday

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   9:58 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi will formally take over as chief of the Congress party on Saturday, from his mother Sonia Gandhi who had helmed the country's oldest party for 19 years. View More..

Cold wave, fog affect life in Punjab, Haryana; 1 dead

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   8:58 pm
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Cold wave conditions and fog continued to affect normal life in several places across Punjab and Haryana on Friday with the maximum temperature in the day dropping by six to nine degrees Celsius compared to normal. One death was reported due to the cold. View More..

Shoolini University files 101 patents

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   8:50 pm
Chandigarh/Shimla, Dec 15 (IANS) The Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences in Solan town of Himachal Pradesh has filed 101 patents and is listed among the top generators of patents in the region, a university official said on Friday. View More..

Don't fear CBI, CVC, Khattar tells bureaucrats

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   8:50 pm
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday asked bureaucrats in the state not to fear the five Cs -- Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), court, Central Vigilance Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and Central Information Commission (CIC) -- if they are taking decisions in the public interest. View More..

My role is now to retire, says Sonia

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   6:52 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi on Friday said it was time for her to retire, triggering immediate speculation about her future plans, but the Congress party sought to quell it saying she has only retired from the party chief's role and not from politics. View More..

Equity indices extend gains, exit polls outcome uplift sentiments (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   5:56 pm
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Riding on the exit polls outcome which predicted a BJP win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, the two key indices of the domestic markets extended gains for the second consecutive session on Friday. View More..

Haryana top brass begin 'Chintan Shivir'

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   5:18 pm
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, the Haryana government on Friday began its three-day 'Chintan Shivir' (brainstorming summit) at a resort in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh even as the opposition termed the move a gimmick. View More..

Equity indices extend gains, exit polls uplift sentiments

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   4:22 pm
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- provisionally closed on a higher note on the back of lingering effects of the exit polls which predicted a BJP win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections. View More..

Sensex, Nifty50 surge almost 1%; exit polls uplift sentiments

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   1:24 pm
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Cheering the Gujarat exit polls, the key Indian equity indices extended gains for the second consecutive session and traded on a higher note on Friday. View More..

Exit polls done under BJP pressure, totally wrong: Congresss

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   10:18 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Rubbishing the exit polls which predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in both the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, the Congress on Thursday said they were done under pressure from the BJP and were "absolutely wrong". View More..

Exit polls predict BJP win in Gujarat, Himachal

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   7:22 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) All exit polls on Thursday predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in the Assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, in both of which it was virtually a direct fight between the two parties. View More..

Convert iconic Town Hall into library or museum: Himachal HC

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   6:52 pm
Shimla, Dec 14 (IANS) After the facelift of Town Hall, an iconic British-era structure in Shimla, it can be used either as a museum or a library rather than leaving it at the mercy of the "babus" by allowing a public office to run from there, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed. View More..

Equity indices close higher ahead of Gujarat exit poll results (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   6:30 pm
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Short covering, along with positive hopes of the ruling BJP's win in the crucial two-phased Gujarat assembly elections, erased the day's entire losses and lifted the key Indian equity indices to close in the green on Thursday. View More..

Winter session of Parliament to begin on stormy note

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   8:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The winter session of Parliament beginning on Friday is likely to be stormy with the opposition parties all set to corner the government over a range of issues like the Rafale deal, the adverse impact of GST and demonetisation on the economy, the plight of farmers and religious intolerance. View More..