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

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    Updated On : Feb 22,2017   3:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A cabinet panel on Wednesday approved a 900 MW hydro-electric project to be set up in Sankhuwasabha district of Nepal at a cost of Rs 5,723.72 crore. View More..

eToilets: Transforming sanitation via technology

    Updated On : Feb 22,2017   11:48 am
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Using the toilet in school was an ordeal for 15-year-old Vineetha two years ago because of poor sanitation and cleanliness. A class 10 student at ZPHS Kodurupadu School in Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh, the ordeal is now over with eToilets being installed in the premises. View More..

Himachal saves brilliantly plumaged western tragopan from extinction

    Updated On : Feb 22,2017   10:32 am
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) As the population of the western tragopan, a brilliantly-coloured Asian pheasant species, hovers on the brink of extinction globally, Himachal Pradesh is engaged in breeding its state bird in captivity. View More..

Three held on drug trafficking charge in Delhi

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   9:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Three persons suspected to be members of a drug traffickers' gang have been arrested and 11 kg of hashish valued at Rs 55 lakh seized from them, Delhi Police said on Tuesday. View More..

Himachal gets snow, rain

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   6:28 pm
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) The hills of picturesque tourist resorts Manali and Shimla on Monday saw rainfall, while high hills in Himachal Pradesh received a fresh spell of snowfall. View More..

Bengaluru teams win off-roading championship in Punjab

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   10:32 pm
Ropar (Punjab), Feb 19 (IANS) Two team of two off-roaders each from Bengaluru rode roughshod over their competitors to come up trumps in the inaugural "JK Tyre Xtreme 4Play 2017", which concluded near here on Sunday. View More..

Imported apple cultivars pest-free: Himachal minister

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   7:16 pm
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday said transparent international guidelines have been followed to rejuvenate its Rs 3,500-crore fruit industry and the imported apple cultivars were tested pest and disease-free. View More..

More than five crore saplings planted in Himachal

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   3:58 pm
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) More than five crore saplings were planted on 48,000 hectares in the four years in Himachal Pradesh, resulting in increase in forest cover, the government said on Sunday. View More..

Rotavirus vaccinaion launched for five more states

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   7:14 pm
Agartala, Feb 18 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Saturday launched Rotavirus vaccination for five more states in the country to immunise children against diarrhoea, one of the major causes of child deaths in India. View More..

Hills in Himachal to get more snow

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   6:32 pm
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) More snowfall may occur in the high hills of Himachal Pradesh, the Met office said on Saturday. View More..

Off-roaders test skills, vehicle endurance at extreme sport event

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   1:10 pm
Ropar (Punjab), Feb 18 (IANS) As many as 12 teams of off-roaders from across the country have rallied near here to test not only their driving skills on the rough terrain but also the endurance of their vehicles modified for the purpose at the inaugural 'JK Tyre Xtreme 4-Play'. View More..

US national held in Himachal for drug peddling

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   8:08 pm
Kullu, Feb 17 (IANS) A US national was arrested for drug peddling at Kullu in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Friday. View More..

Himachal to restore land allotted to Baba Ramdev

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   7:54 pm
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) Four years after cancelling the allotment of a chunk of prime land to yoga guru Baba Ramdev, the Himachal Pradesh government on Friday decided to restore the land to him -- albeit with a rider -- for setting up a branch of Patanjali Yogpeeth, the government said. View More..

33 school kids injured as bus skids off Himachal road

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   5:32 pm
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) Thirty-three school children were injured on Friday when their school bus skidded off the mountain road in Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh, the state police said, citing high speed of the bus as the cause of the accident. View More..

Wild animals don't want trouble from humans: Biologist George Schaller

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   12:04 pm
Sairopa (Kullu), Feb 17 (IANS) Animals in the wild mostly avoid any encounters with humans - and when they do attack people, it is usually in self-defence, says legendary field biologist George Schaller. View More..

25 students injured as bus skids off road in Himachal

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   11:56 am
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) At least 25 school children were injured on Friday when their school bus skidded off the mountain road in Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh, police said. View More..

First arrest made in Chandigarh BMW killing case

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   9:24 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) Over a week after a BMW luxury car fatally ran over a relative of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here, an absconding accused Harmehtab Singh alias Farid was arrested from Delhi, Chandigarh Police sources said. View More..

Himachal seeks technology to rear snow trout

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   5:18 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Fisheries Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri on Thursday stressed upon developing breeding technology of the exotic snow trout so that its production could be increased by stocking its seed in state rivers. View More..

Delhi, J&K's retail inflation twice the national average: Assocham

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   2:50 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The retail inflation in Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir is double that of the national average of 3.17 per cent recorded for January, probably due to demonetisation, an industry organisation said on Thursday. View More..

Centre to launch campaign against anti-microbial resistance: Nadda

    Updated On : Feb 15,2017   8:02 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Several ministries, including of health and agriculture, will come together on February 22 to launch a campaign against anti-microbial resistance (AMR), Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Wednesday. View More..