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

Engineer held for killing gangster, aide

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   9:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 25-year-old engineer-turned criminal and main accused in the murder case of a gangster and his close aide, has been held, police said on Monday. View More..

Gujarat set for pharma sector boom: FDCA

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   9:12 pm
Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) With special incentives by hill region states to industrial units expiring in a year or two, the pharmaceutical growth in Gujarat that had stagnated is now expected to boom as around 180 new units are coming up with an investment of around Rs 7,000 crore. View More..

Himachal's mega hydro project re-allotted

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   7:40 pm
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) After over a decade of flip-flops and litigation, a multi-million dollar hydropower project was re-allotted on Monday by the Himachal Pradesh government to state-run Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL). View More..

SC says large vacancies for judges in lower courts unacceptable

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   6:42 pm
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Describing as "unacceptable" the existence of 5,133 vacancies of judges in "Higher Judicial Service" and "Lower Judicial Service", the Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the State governments and the High Courts whether the time for the ongoing recruitment of 4,180 judicial officers could be shortened. View More..

Light intensity quake hits Himachal

    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   9:50 am
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. No damage or casualty was reported. View More..

Himachal achieves 66% target in providing LPG connections

    Updated On : Oct 21,2018   8:00 pm
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday claimed that its 'Grihini Suvidha Yojana' (GSY) has been a success as it has achieved 66 per cent target in five months since its launch on May 26. View More..

Himachal may introduce drug abuse in school curriculum

    Updated On : Oct 21,2018   7:50 pm
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said the government is planning to introduce drug abuse in the school curriculum. View More..

'Gods', 'goddesses' arrive at Kullu Dussehra

    Updated On : Oct 19,2018   6:00 pm
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) Over 200 'gods and goddesses' assembled in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu town for the week-long Kullu Dussehra festivities that began on Friday. View More..

Punjab CM seeks compensation to check stubble burning

    Updated On : Oct 18,2018   5:02 pm
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek compensation for farmers for avoiding stubble burning. View More..

Bilaspur-Leh proposed railway line may be declared 'national project'

    Updated On : Oct 18,2018   2:30 am
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The railways has suggested that strategically important 465-km railway line proposed between Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur and Jammu and Kashmir's Leh along the Indo-China border be declared a "national project", a Northern Railway (NR) official said on Wednesday. View More..

Pinjore Heritage festival to begin on October 19

    Updated On : Oct 17,2018   7:42 pm
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) The three-day Pinjore Heritage festival, beginning Friday, will be historic this year. A play titled "1857 Ki Kahani, Haryana Ki Zubani", showcasing the sagas of Haryana bravehearts, will be staged, officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Manoj Bajpayee, Raghu Rai to attend Dharamshala film fest

    Updated On : Oct 17,2018   5:50 pm
Dharamsala, Oct 17 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee and celebrated photographer Raghu Rai will attend the seventh edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF). View More..

#MeToo: 2nd case surfaces against artist Jatin Das

    Updated On : Oct 17,2018   4:51 pm
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Artist Jatin Das was named on Wednesday by writer Garusha Katoch in a second allegation against the Padma Bhushan recipient, accusing him of trying to kiss her forcibly when she had interned under him in 2013. View More..

JSW Energy's Himachal hydro plants unaffected by recent heavy rains

    Updated On : Oct 17,2018   1:38 pm
Karcham (Himachal Pradesh) Oct 17 (IANS) The recent heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh and an abnormal rise in the Satluj river's silt levels -- forcing the temporary closure of major hydro projects -- has, however, not affected operations at both of JSW Energy's hydro plants in the state, company officials said. View More..

Gujarat Ministers go out with invites for tallest Sardar statue unveiling

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   9:12 pm
Gandhinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As the countdown for the unveiling of the tallest statue in the world by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun, Gujarat Ministers have fanned out across the country with invites for Chief Ministers for the big show on October 31. View More..

India considers Tibetans her native people: Himachal Governor

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   6:10 pm
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Monday said India has a culture of "Atithi Devo Bhava" and has never considered the people of Tibet living in the state in exile any different from the native ones. View More..

Himachal to get 3 disaster response companies: CM

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   8:16 pm
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh would establish three companies under the state disaster response force on analogy of the National Disaster Response Force for prompt action at the time of a disaster, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday. View More..

Shimla-based group to showcase solar heating system in Finland

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   1:38 pm
Shimla, Oct 12 (IANS) A Shimla-based Himalayan Research Group has been invited to Finland to present the mountain solar water heating system developed by it which has got the Himachal Pradesh State Innovation Award in 2018, its top official said on Friday. View More..

President to visit Himachal for two days

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   7:18 pm
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind is visiting Himachal Pradesh for two days from October 29, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Snow intensifies cold in Himachal

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   3:26 pm
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) A fresh spell of snow in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh intensified the cold on Thursday bringing down temperatures to sub-zero in the Lahaul-Spiti region. View More..