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

SC judgment on Thursday on right to privacy

    Updated On : Aug 23,2017   7:30 pm
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Thursday whether right to privacy is a fundamental right - that would have a bearing on the challenge to the validity of the Aadhaar scheme on the grounds of its being violative of the right to privacy. View More..

Himachal awaits nod to set up nine trauma centres

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   1:26 pm
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is awaiting the central government's approval to set up nine trauma centres in the state, Health Minister Kaul Singh informed the assembly on Tuesday. View More..

Bank employees strike work in Himachal

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   11:34 am
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) Nationalised banks were closed in almost all towns of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday as employees joined the nationwide day-long strike to protest against the proposed reforms in the banking sector. View More..

Himachal CM, Nadda launch AMRIT pharmacy

    Updated On : Aug 21,2017   10:52 pm
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Monday jointly inaugurated the Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) pharmacy shop here that will provide medicines at 70 to 90 percent subsidy. View More..

Himachal makes registration of real estate promoters compulsory

    Updated On : Aug 21,2017   9:08 pm
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday launched an online portal for registration of real estate promoters. View More..

Himachal sets up biodiversity committees in 366 panchayats

    Updated On : Aug 20,2017   6:24 pm
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has set up biodiversity management committees initially in 366 gram panchayats in biodiversity-rich Chamba, Kullu, Shimla, Sirmaur, Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts under a United Nations project, official sources said on Sunday. View More..

'Over 30 lakh LED street lights installed, 50k of roads illuminated'

    Updated On : Aug 19,2017   7:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government on Saturday said that the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) has achieved installation of over 30 lakh LED street lights across the country to illuminate 50,000 km of road. View More..

Four antique idols recovered in Himachal, two Nepalese held

    Updated On : Aug 19,2017   6:42 pm
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the Himachal Pradesh Police on Saturday recovered four antique 'ashtdhatu' idols, valued at several crores in the international market, which had been stolen from a historic temple in Shimla district and arrested two Nepalese. View More..

2 new species of earthworm discovered in Kerala

    Updated On : Aug 18,2017   1:12 pm
Kochi, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have discovered two new species of earthworm belonging to the primitive family Moniligastridae in the Western Ghats mountain ranges in Kerala. View More..

'Sankalp Se Sidhhi' will glorify Indian culture: Minister

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   10:04 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said the initiative "Sankalp Se Sidhhi", led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will further glorify India's rich culture and heritage. View More..

Himachal HC asks CBI to complete probe into gang-rape case in two weeks

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   7:16 pm
Shimla, Aug 17 (IANS) Pulling up the CBI over the slow pace of investigation in the gang-rape and murder of a 16-year-old schoolgirl in Shimla district, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday granted it two weeks more to complete the probe. View More..

How satellites can prevent fatalities from landslides

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   11:06 am
Bengaluru, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have sent spacecraft towards the Moon and Mars -- and now have their sights on Venus. View More..

Auto thief who drove away with police vehicle held

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   9:24 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A notorious automobile thief who had stolen vehicles, including a police vehicle fitted with flashlights, for outstation joyrides has been arrested, police said on Wednesday. View More..

Dalai Lama condoles loss of lives in Himachal landslide

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   5:38 pm
Dharamsala, Aug 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has expressed sympathy at the loss of lives and property in the massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, his office said on Wednesday. View More..

Cabinet extends sunset clause for north east, hilly states under GST

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   5:18 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Cabinet on Wednesday extended till March 31, 2027, the sunset clause under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) for the duty exemption scheme for industrial units in the north eastern states and the Himalayan states of Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh -- a concession that is estimated at Rs 27,413 crore. View More..

Two mild quakes hit Chamba in Himachal

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   10:08 am
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) Two mild quakes were recorded simultaneously on Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said. View More..

Five killed as Himachal bus falls into gorge

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   5:54 pm
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Five persons were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday when a government bus parked on a roadside rolled down into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said. View More..

Himachal CM announces 4% DA hike

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   1:36 pm
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday announced a 4 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees and pensioners from January 1, 2018. View More..

Three killed in Himachal bus accident

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   12:56 pm
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Three persons were killed and 10 others injured on Tuesday when a government bus parked on a roadside slipped down a slope and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said. View More..

Himachal governor cancels 'At Home' I-Day ceremony

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   8:22 am
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Tuesday cancelled the "At Home" ceremony to mark Independence Day in the wake of a massive landslide that claimed the lives of 46 persons. View More..