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

43 degrees was Delhi's respite, heat wave to return from Friday

    Updated On : May 24,2018   9:54 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) After two days of a persistent heat wave, the National Capital and surrounding regions on Thursday saw "very slight" respite, as average maximum temperature stood at 43 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average. View More..

Himachal reels under heat wave

    Updated On : May 24,2018   6:14 pm
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Heat wave conditions occurred in some parts of Himachal Pradesh with Una recording a maximum temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius and the state capital Shimla a high of 27.8 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said. View More..

Two more states, five UTs to roll out intra-state e-way bill

    Updated On : May 24,2018   6:12 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The central government on Thursday said that two more states -- Maharashtra and Manipur -- along with five Union Territories will roll out the intra-state e-way bills from Friday. View More..

Himachal launches self-employment scheme

    Updated On : May 24,2018   5:56 pm
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday gave its approval to draft notification of the Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana to promote self-employment opportunities for the youth by encouraging entrepreneurship. View More..

Punjab CM breaks silence, warns against river water pollution

    Updated On : May 23,2018   9:30 pm
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) After remaining silent for one week on pollution of Beas waters and resultant death of marine life, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday warned against laxity in dumping of molasses into the river or any leniency. View More..

No respite for Delhi as heat wave to last till May 29

    Updated On : May 23,2018   8:30 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The national capital saw another scorching day on Wednesday with maximum temperature reaching 43 degree Celsius, three notches above the season's average, and is, along with north, central and east India, set to face a heat waves all this week. View More..

Temperature sizzles across Himachal hills

    Updated On : May 23,2018   5:14 pm
Shimla, May 23 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday continued to experience warm weather with the state's Una town recording a high of 43 degrees Celsius, a Met official said here. View More..

At 46 degrees, Delhi gripped by heat wave, scorching week ahead

    Updated On : May 22,2018   8:22 pm
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A heat wave officially struck the national capital on Tuesday with the city seeing a maximum of 44 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, and some regions sizzling at 46 degrees while an unrelenting summer sun scorched the NCR and north, east and west India. View More..

Himachal CM prefers public transport for commuting

    Updated On : May 21,2018   6:24 pm
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his cabinet colleagues on Monday opted for public transport vehicles for commuting to attend functions here related to President Ram Nath Kovind's events. View More..

President Kovind says no to honorary doctorate from Nauni varsity

    Updated On : May 21,2018   5:56 pm
Solan, May 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday refused to accept an honorary doctorate that was to be conferred on him by the horticulture and forestry university at its annual convocation in Nauni near here. View More..

Goal of education must not be limited to getting job: Kovind

    Updated On : May 21,2018   4:20 pm
Solan, May 21 (IANS) The goal of education should not be limited to simply getting a job. Students can start their own enterprises by using their skills and learning, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Monday. View More..

President reaches Shimla on four-day holiday

    Updated On : May 20,2018   2:20 pm
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday was accorded a ceremonial reception on his arrival in the Himachal Pradesh capital on a four-day holiday. View More..

President on four-day Himachal trip

    Updated On : May 19,2018   7:16 pm
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will be visiting the Himachal capital for four days from Sunday and during his stay, will meet state government functionaries and attend a university convocation. View More..

20 Gujarat tourists injured in Himachal accident

    Updated On : May 19,2018   12:02 pm
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) At least 20 holidaymakers from Gujarat were injured when a private bus in which they were travelling overturned in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, police said. View More..

Himachal launches riverfront cleaning campaign

    Updated On : May 18,2018   6:06 pm
Manali, May 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environment (HIMCOSTE) on Friday launched a 20-day Riverfront Cleaning Campaign by involving over 1,000 schoolchildren of eco clubs under the National Green Corps Programme and a World Wide Entertainment (WWE) former champion as the brand ambassador. View More..

Pulga: Of unmatched beauty and Israeli food up in the Himalayas (Travelogue) (Lead, correcting intro)

    Updated On : May 18,2018   3:02 pm
Pulga (Himachal Pradesh), May 18 (IANS) Picture this: Seated inside a dimly lit eatery in a remote village of Himachal Pradesh and gorging on falafel and shakshuka, traditional Israeli dishes. That's Pulga for you - a 14-hour bus ride from the national capital followed by a 40-minute hike. View More..

Pulga: Of unmatched beauty and Israeli food up in the Himalayas (Travelogue)

    Updated On : May 18,2018   12:12 pm
Pulga (Himachal Pradesh), May 18 (IANS) Picture this: Seated inside a dimly lit eatery in a remote village of Himachal Pradesh and gorging on falafel and shakshuka, traditional Israeli dishes. That's Pulga for you - a 24-hour bus ride from the national capital followed by a 40-minute hike. View More..

British-era castle to be renovated for tourism: Himachal CM

    Updated On : May 17,2018   5:54 pm
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said that British-era Bantony Estate, a private castle in disuse for many decades, would be renovated at a cost of Rs 25 crore to be developed as a major tourist attraction. View More..

Himachal in line for more thundershowers

    Updated On : May 16,2018   6:16 pm
Shimla, May 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh experienced slightly hot weather on Wednesday with the day temperature touching the 40 degree mark in low hills, a Met official said. However, the state is line for more thundershowers in the next two days. View More..

More thunderstorms expected till Friday

    Updated On : May 16,2018   1:08 pm
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Thunderstorms, squalls and gusty winds are likely to hit many parts of India including Delhi till Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday. View More..