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

Stop wearing political loyalties on heads: Himachal CM

    Updated On : Feb 25,2018   4:06 pm
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday asked people in the state, especially government functionaries, to stop wearing political loyalties on their heads, literally. View More..

Himachal takes e-steps to provide food subsidy items

    Updated On : Feb 25,2018   3:16 pm
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) The Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department in Himachal Pradesh has taken several e-initiatives to provide essential items at subsidized rates to over 70 lakh consumers, comprising those residing even in far-flung areas, an official said on Sunday. View More..

BJP to hold discussion on February 28 with eyes on 2019 polls

    Updated On : Feb 25,2018   1:18 pm
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP top leadership including Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold discussions with party Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers here on February 28, officials said on Sunday. View More..

Come April, government will be more comfortable in Rajya Sabha (News Analysis)

    Updated On : Feb 25,2018   12:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Come April, the opposition in the Rajya Sabha may lose its edge in the numbers game and the power to stall any government bill, as the ruling BJP-led NDA coalition is set to catch up with its rivals, though a clear majority will elude them for a while more. View More..

Cold tightens grip in Himachal after more snow

    Updated On : Feb 25,2018   10:44 am
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) The continuing cold tightened its grip over Himachal Pradesh on Sunday as the higher reaches of the state received a fresh spell of snow. However, there was widespread rainfall in the low and mid hills, the weather office said. View More..

Rahul Mahajan is Rajya Sabha TV Editor-in-Chief

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   6:18 pm
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Senior journalist Rahul Mahajan was on Saturday appointed Editor-in-Chief of Rajya Sabha TV, owned and operated by the Upper House of Parliament, the television channel said. View More..

Election for 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   8:38 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Biennial election for 58 seats of Rajya Sabha from 16 states will be held on March 23, the Election Commission announced on Friday. View More..

A university helps conserve mountain economies facing climate brunt

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   12:50 pm
Solan, Feb 23 (IANS) A research-based university near here in Himachal Pradesh is working for mountain people and its fragile biodiversity -- that is facing the brunt of climate change -- by researching and piloting programmes on high-value products, innovative livelihood options and rural income-generation strategies. View More..

Himachal hills may turn white this weekend

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   10:50 am
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) If you want to witness snow this weekend, head to Himachal Pradesh as the Met predicts chances of precipitation at many places. View More..

SC allows withdrawal of four remaining CRPF companies from Bengal hills

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   10:58 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Centre to withdraw next month four CRPF companies deployed in Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal that witnessed an agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state. View More..

Probe into Dalit students segregated at Modi's telecast

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   7:12 pm
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Taking cognizance of social media reports that Dalit students of a government school in Kullu district were segregated at a live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme last week, the Himachal Pradesh government on Monday ordered an inquiry into an incident View More..

Himachal to hire 200 doctors through walk-in interview

    Updated On : Feb 17,2018   6:56 pm
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, on Saturday took several major decisions, including filling up 200 posts of doctors on specific contracts through walk-in interviews to overcome their shortage. View More..

Now electrical vans to ply in Shimla

    Updated On : Feb 17,2018   6:02 pm
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday flagged off here an electrical van service of the state roadways. View More..

Tens of thousands of Tibetans celebrate New Year festival

    Updated On : Feb 16,2018   6:42 pm
Dharamsala, Feb 16 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Tibetans assembled here in Himachal Pradesh on the first day of the sacred Losar New Year festival on Friday and offered prayers for peace. View More..

Mercury up in Himachal, more snow next week

    Updated On : Feb 16,2018   11:52 am
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Friday saw a rise in the temperatures due to prevailing dry weather, but the Met Office has forecast more rain and snowfall next week. View More..

Delhi in trouble after narrow loss to Himachal in Vijay Hazare tourney

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   10:10 pm
Nadaun (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) Rishabh Pant's brilliant 93-ball 135 went in vain as Delhi lost a thriller to hosts Himachal Pradesh by two runs, in a Group B match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, with a serious possibility of losing out on a quarter-final berth. View More..

Go-karting operator booked after woman dies in freak accident

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   9:32 pm
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Thursday booked the owner of a go-karting company after a woman died when her hair got entangled in the wheel of the go-kart. View More..

In Himachal, week-long Mahashivratri begins

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   8:22 am
Mandi, Feb 15 (IANS) A day after celebrations ended in other northern states, Mahashivratri festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town that will continue for a week, began on Thursday amidst a gathering of over 200 hill gods and goddesses. View More..

Major relief for Himachal cricket body over residential complex

    Updated On : Feb 14,2018   6:12 pm
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) In a major relief to the state cricket body, the Himachal Pradesh government has accepted its lease money for land on which an ultra-luxurious residential complex for the players has been set up near its cricket ground in Dharamsala, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

New rabies prophylaxis for humans can treat cattle too: Research

    Updated On : Feb 13,2018   7:28 pm
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) New research by experts based in Himachal Pradesh has shown that the new human protocol for rabies prophylaxis, also approved by the WHO, could also be effective in treating cattle bitten by rabid dogs. View More..