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

Iconic brands like Old Monk can't be recreated: Liquor baron Rocky Mohan

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   11:36 am
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) When he was just 22, entrepreneur Rocky Mohan joined his family business -- Mohan Meakin Ltd -- that has been bottling some of India's most favourite spirits like the Old Monk rum. Having spent decades working on the brand, it's nearly impossible to recreate a brand like Old Monk, Mohan admitted. View More..

Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal on October 3

    Updated On : Sep 24,2017   6:24 pm
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) In the run-up to the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of an AIIMS in Bilaspur town on October 3, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Sunday. View More..

Mild quake hits Chamba in Himachal

    Updated On : Sep 24,2017   5:42 pm
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) A mild quake was recorded on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said. View More..

After rains, mercury plummets sharply in Himachal

    Updated On : Sep 24,2017   5:06 pm
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) After two days of widespread and largely heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, tourist spots on Sunday saw the maximum temperatures plummeting by five to six degrees, the weather bureau said. The weather will largely remain dry this week. View More..

Modi to lay stone of AIIMS in Himachal

    Updated On : Sep 24,2017   1:22 pm
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of an AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur town on October 3, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Sunday. View More..

Election Commission to review poll preparedness in Himachal

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   5:44 pm
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) In the run up to the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Jyoti will be here along with his team for two days from Sunday to review the poll preparedness. View More..

Goldstone Infra's electric bus starts plying in Himachal

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   8:14 pm
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Goldstone Infratech Ltd on Friday announced that its zero-emission electric bus has started running in Himachal Pradesh. View More..

EC to use 75,000 VVPAT machines in Gujarat polls

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   7:36 pm
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Gujarat, which goes to the polls this year-end, will be among the two states where as many as 75,000 verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) gadgets will be used for the first time with the electronic voting machines, officials said Friday. View More..

Himachal CM Virbhadra synonymous with corruption: Shah

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   6:24 pm
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress government in Himachal Pradesh saying its Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is synonymous with corruption. View More..

Lawmakers from India's hill states resolve to fight effects of climate change

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   3:32 pm
Aizawl, Sep 22 (IANS) Lawmakers, both MPs and MLAs, representing India's 10 mountain states, have noted with concern the "rapidly changing weather patterns" as a result of climate change and the "havoc it has unleashed" in the Himalayas, the north-east and other parts of India and the world and have resolved to work collectively to face its manifold challenges for the "greater good of our people", including farmers, lay people and local societies. View More..

Himachal HC fixes timeline for bio-metric attendance in offices

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   11:08 am
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Expressing concerns over lethargy on part of officials of Panchayati Raj Institutions, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state to increase their accountability by installing bio-metric attendance system in all government offices. View More..

Climate change and mountains: Ten states discuss growing challenges

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   11:42 am
Aizawl, Sep 21 (IANS) The 6th edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS-VI) began on a rousing note in the sprawling Mizoram University campus with representatives from 10 Himalayan mountain states of India deliberating on how best present policies can be suited to the mountains and how people of these regions can be protected against the reality of climate change. View More..

Devotees throng Himachal temples for Navratri

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   11:28 am
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Thousands of devotees from across the region thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday on the first day of the Navratri festival. View More..

Western Command chief reviews operational preparedness

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   6:34 pm
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian Army's Western Command chief Lt Gen Surinder Singh on Wednesday concluded his two-day visit to Himachal Pradesh's Yol cantonment to review the operational preparedness in forward areas along Pakistan. View More..

17 government printing presses to merge into 5, jobs protected: Jaitley

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   6:28 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the rationalisation and modernisation of all 17 government printing presses across the country by merging them into five units without causing any job losses. View More..

17 government printing presses to merge, jobs will be protected: Jaitley

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   3:40 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to merge into five entities all the 17 government printing presses across the country without causing any job losses. View More..

Himachal CM lays foundation stones of 10 colleges

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   5:26 pm
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls just around the corner, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday laid through videoconferencing the foundation stones of 10 degree colleges to be set up across the hill state. View More..

Restoration of British-era castle in Shimla begins

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   5:02 pm
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday laid the foundation stone to begin the restoration work of the British-era Bantony Estate, a grand private castle decaying for many decades here, an official said. View More..

Briton among three charge-sheeted in narcotics case

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   4:10 pm
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) A British national and two others have been charge-sheeted by Goa Police Anti-Narcotics Cell in a case of involvement in narcotics trade in the coastal state, police said on Tuesday. View More..

India's mountain states seek a better future

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   3:32 pm
Aizawl, Sep 19 (IANS) The 6th edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS-VI) begins in the Mizoram capital on Wednesday with the goal of making the people of India proud of their mountains, recognizing the value of its mountain regions and enabling its people to realize their potential. View More..