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About Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017

The tenure of the current legislative assembly in Himachal Pradesh expires in January 2018 hence Himachal Pradesh assembly election for the thirteenth assembly will be held in the state by December 2017. The Election Commission of India has announced the polling date for the Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly elections 2017. As per the announcement, the 2017 Himachal Pradesh assembly elections will be a single-phase election. According to the schedule released by the EC, polls for the Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly will be held on Nov 09, 2017. The counting of the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections 2017 will be done on the same day with the counting of Gujarat legislative assembly elections 2017 i.e Dec 18, 2017.

Himachal Pradesh was established in the year 1971 on January 25th. The capital city of this state is Shimla, which is the largest city of Himachal Pradesh. There are a total of 12 districts in Himachal Pradesh. The present Governor is Acharya Dev Vrat and the Chief Minister is Jai Ram Thakur, a BNP candidate. The parliamentary constituency of Himachal Pradesh is 4. The population of state is 6,864,602 and the literacy level is 82.80%. Hindi is the official languages of the state and English is the additional official language.

The state came under the direct governance of Indian judiciary immediately after independence and now it has the well-built political infrastructure. In 1948, it was given the status of Commissioner's Province; in 1950, it became Part C State and on January 25, 1971, it became a full state.

Though there are several local political parties the state is mainly dominated by these two national level parties; INC (Indian National Congress) and BJP (Bharitiya Janata Party). At prsent, the state is governed by Indian National Gongress which came into power in 2012.

Some facts about Elections in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh has some interesting features associated with dates of poll, percentage of the electorate and service voter, photo identity card, computerization of Electoral roll, establishment of Polling stations, expenditure on elections and various other features.

The geographical conditions of this state vary with respect to districts. Few states are hilly and few others are plain. In the districts of Kinnaur, Lahual & Spiti and Bharmour-Pangi constituency of Chamba district, elections are conducted only during the times of summer. Usually when the elections are conducted between the month of May and November, it takes place in both the open and snow bound areas. During the other months of the year, elections are usually conducted in 2 phases, for the open area and the other for the snow bound and hilly areas. This is conducted as per the election schedule announced by ECI. The places like Rohtang pass, Kunzum pass and Sach pass are usually prone to heavy snowfall. During the times of election, the Government of this state makes all provisions for the opening of passes and roads by deploying men and machinery so that the various functions of the elections are not be disturbed. During the times when these passes are closed, the material required for the purpose of elections are be transported through air.

The computerization of electoral rolls was first introduced in this state in the year 1993-1994. The objective of this system is to capture the photographs in accordance with the names registered in the electoral rolls. In the year 1999, the enormous computerization system came into the picture with the intention to reduce the errors and also to maintain a permanent computer database. Due to the introduction of this, the data of elections have been accessible very easily.

Election Issues of the State

Like in other Indian states, the problems that people face are that of corruption, unemployment, lack of proper infrastructure, unemployment, price rise, and an overall economic slowdown. The dispute over the distribution of water from the Sutlej and Yamuna rivers was also an issue raised by the politicians during the elections. The impact of global warming is the big hindrance for the farmers of the state.

Administrative structure

Like all other states the state has a parliamentary system of governance. The executive authority lies with the council of ministers headed by the Chief Minister. The Governor who is the titular head of the state is elected by the President of India. The state has a unicameral legislature with 68 MLA's. The judiciary comprises of the High Court and lower courts.

Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014

The state of Himachal Pradesh has four parliamentary constituencies: Shimla, Kangra, Hamirpur, and Mandi, where Shimla is reserved for SC candidates. This time there will be an increase of 1.3% in the number of first-time voters, especially in the age bracket of 18-19 years. The exit polls which predicted the victory of Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) majorly in the state proved correct as the party made a sweeping victory by winning all the seats in the state. The state of Himachal Pradesh has only four Lok Sabha constituencies namely Mandi, Kangra, Hamirpur and Shimla.

The state was then headed by the Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh under the Indian National Congress' alliance. INC, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are the national level parties in Himachal Pradesh besides few regional parties. BJP and INC had been the major ruling parties in Himachal. The state took part in 2014 general elections for the four constituencies. The battle for the Hamirpur seat took place between political contenders like Anurag Singh Thakur, Rakesh Chaudhary and Kamal Kanta Batra. Himachal showed a favourable voter turnout of 65% in the state. View detailed Lok Sabha Elections 2014 Results...

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 - Party Wise Election Results

Name of State/ UT Parliamentary Constituency Candidate Party EVM Votes Migrant Votes Postal Votes Total Votes % of Votes Winner Runner-Up
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Anurag Singh Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party 668812 0 13880 682692 69.04 Yes No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Ram Lal Thakur Indian National Congress 281000 0 2120 283120 28.63 No Yes
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Nota None Of The Above 7865 0 161 8026 0.81 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Desh Raj Bahujan Samaj Party 6974 0 121 7095 0.72 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Krishan Gopal Satya Bahumat Party 2264 0 55 2319 0.23 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Radha Krishan Narotra Independent 1413 0 7 1420 0.14 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Vikash Kumar Independent 1394 0 10 1404 0.14 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Tulsi Ram Sharma All India Forward Bloc 766 0 9 775 0.08 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Parveen Thakur Independent 695 0 4 699 0.07 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Ram Singh Shukla Bahujan Mukti Party 462 0 11 473 0.05 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Ashok Sharma Independent 400 0 12 412 0.04 No No
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Ashish Kumar Independent 320 0 10 330 0.03 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Kishan Kapoor Bharatiya Janata Party 712133 0 13085 725218 72.02 Yes No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Pawan Kajal Indian National Congress 245474 0 2121 247595 24.59 No Yes
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Nota None Of The Above 11195 0 132 11327 1.12 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Dr. Kehar Singh Bahujan Samaj Party 8719 0 147 8866 0.88 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Dr. Sanjiv Guleria Independent 4425 0 148 4573 0.45 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Prem Chand Vishvakarma Navbharat Ekta Dal 2355 0 16 2371 0.24 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Bachan Singh Rana Independent 2233 0 7 2240 0.22 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Nisha Katoch Independent 1297 0 101 1398 0.14 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Subhash Chand Himachal Jan Kranti Party 950 0 20 970 0.1 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Dr. Swaroop Singh Rana Swabhiman Party 945 0 14 959 0.1 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Col. Narinder Pathania Independent 861 0 47 908 0.09 No No
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Chander Bhan (Baabla) Independent 555 0 9 564 0.06 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Ram Swaroop Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party 638441 0 8748 647189 68.75 Yes No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Aashray Sharma Indian National Congress 240184 0 1546 241730 25.68 No Yes
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Daleep Singh Kaith Communist Party Of India (Marxist) 14742 0 96 14838 1.58 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Ses Ram Bahujan Samaj Party 9003 0 57 9060 0.96 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Nota None Of The Above 5187 0 111 5298 0.56 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Brij Gopal Independent 4085 0 2 4087 0.43 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Subhash Mohan Snehi Independent 3835 0 4 3839 0.41 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Dev Raj Bhardwaj Independent 3653 0 0 3653 0.39 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Guman Singh Independent 2312 0 32 2344 0.25 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Rajender Suryavanshi Ambedkarite Party Of India 1865 0 8 1873 0.2 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Dharmender Singh Thakur Independent 1856 0 4 1860 0.2 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Col. Thakur Singh Independent 1584 0 12 1596 0.17 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Kartar Chand Swabhiman Party 874 0 6 880 0.09 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Ghanshyam Chand Thakur Independent 773 0 2 775 0.08 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Shiv Lal Thakur Bhartiya Shakti Chetna Party 714 0 37 751 0.08 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Mehar Singh Rashtriya Azad Manch 579 0 3 582 0.06 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Khem Chand Peoples Party Of India (Democratic) 508 0 3 511 0.05 No No
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Chandermani All India Forward Bloc 496 0 9 505 0.05 No No
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Suresh Kumar Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party 601306 0 4877 606183 66.35 Yes No
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Dhani Ram Shandil Indian National Congress 277647 0 1021 278668 30.5 No Yes
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Nota None Of The Above 8305 0 52 8357 0.91 No No
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Vikram Singh Bahujan Samaj Party 7696 0 63 7759 0.85 No No
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Manoj Raghuvanshi All India Forward Bloc 5806 0 11 5817 0.64 No No
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Ravi Kumar Dalit Independent 3600 0 8 3608 0.39 No No
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Shamsher Singh Rashtriya Azad Manch 3209 0 7 3216 0.35 No No

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 - Constituency Wise Election Results (Winner/Runner Up)

Name of State/ UT
Parliamentary Constituency Winner Party Total Votes % of Votes Runner-Up Party Total Votes % of Votes
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur Anurag Singh Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party 682692 69.04 Ram Lal Thakur Indian National Congress 283120 28.63
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Kishan Kapoor Bharatiya Janata Party 725218 72.02 Pawan Kajal Indian National Congress 247595 24.59
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Ram Swaroop Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party 647189 68.75 Aashray Sharma Indian National Congress 241730 25.68
Himachal Pradesh Shimla Suresh Kumar Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party 606183 66.35 Dhani Ram Shandil Indian National Congress 278668 30.5

In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

Quick facts for Himachal Pradesh Elections
Parliamentary Constituencies4
Assembly Constituencies 68
Ruling PartyIndian National Congress
Opposition PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Chief MinisterJai Ram Thakur
GovernorAcharya Dev Vrat
Chief Electoral OfficerPushpendra Rajput
AddressHP Election Department, Block No.- 38, SDA Complex, Kasumpti, Shimla - 171009

Election Schedule for Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha General Election 2019

Phase IPhase II Phase III Phase IV Phase V Phase VIPhase VII
Himachal Pradesh------19/May

PhasePolling Date
Kangra, Mandi, Hamirpur, ShimlaVIIMay-19

List of Candidates Contesting for Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha General Election 2019 - Click Here

Himachal Pradesh By-Election Result 2017

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Political Parties of Himachal Pradesh

Main national level political parties in Himachal Pradesh
Indian National Congress Bhartiya Janta Party Bahujan Samaj Party

The major state level political parties of this state are
All India Tribes and Minorities Front Him Loktrantik Morcha Himachal Kranti Party
Himachal Vikas Congress Himachal Pradesh Lok Raj Party Janhit Morcha
Loktrantic Morcha Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results:

List of Chief Ministers of Himachal Pradesh

S. No.Chief MinisterFromToParty Name
1Jai Ram ThakurDec 27, 2017PresentBJP
2Virbhadra SinghDec 25, 2012Dec 27, 2017INC
2Prem Kumar DhumalDec 30, 2007Dec 25, 2012BJP
3Virbhadra SinghMar 6, 2003Dec 30, 2007INC
4Prem Kumar DhumalMar 24, 1998Mar 5, 2003BJP
5Virbhadra SinghDec 3, 1993Mar 23, 1998INC
6President's RuleDec 15, 1992Dec 3, 1993 
7Shanta KumarMar 5, 1990Dec 15, 1992BJP
8Virbhadra SinghMar 8, 1985Mar 5, 1990INC
9Virbhadra SinghApr 8, 1983Mar 8, 1985INC
10Thakur Ram LalFeb 14, 1980Apr 7, 1983INC
11Shanta KumarJun 22, 1977Feb 14, 1980JNP
12President's RuleApr 30, 1977Jun 22, 1977 
13Thakur Ram LalJan 28, 1977Apr 30, 1977INC
14Yashwant Singh Parmar[2]Jul 1, 1963Jan 28, 1977INC
15State ceased to existOct 31, 1956Jul 1, 1963The state was converted into a Union Territory
16Yashwant Singh ParmarMar 8, 1952Oct 31, 1956INC

List of Governors of Himachal Pradesh

S.No.Name of GovernorFromTo
1Shri Acharya Dev Vrat Aug 12, 2015Incumbent
2Kalyan SinghJan 28, 2015Aug 12, 2015
2Sh. Urmila SinghJan 25, 2010Jan 27, 2015
3Sh. Prabha RauJul 19, 2008Jan 24, 2010
4Vishnu Sadashiv KokjeMay 8, 2003Jul 19, 2008
5Sh. Suraj BhanNov 23, 2000May 7, 2003
6Sh. Vishnu Kant ShastriDec 2, 1999Nov 23, 2000
7Smt. V. S. RamadeviJul 26, 1997Dec 1, 1999
8Sh. Mahabir PrasadApr 23, 1996Jul 25, 1997
9Smt. Sheila KaulNov 17, 1995Apr 22, 1996
10Sh. Mahabir PrasadSep 18, 1995Nov 16, 1995
11Sh. Sudhakarrao NaikJul 30, 1994Sep 17, 1995
12Justice V. Ratnam, Hon'ble Chief Justice Addl. ChargeJul 10, 1994Jul 30, 1994
13Sh. Surendra NathNov 27, 1993Jul 9, 1994
14Sh. Gulsher AhmadJun 30, 1993Nov 26, 1993
15Sh. Bali Ram BhagatFeb 11, 1993Jun 29, 1993
16Sh. Surendra NathJan 30, 1993Dec 10, 1993
17Sh. Virendra VermaDec 20, 1990Jan 29, 1993
18Sh. B. RachaiahFeb 16, 1990Dec 19, 1990
19Sh. H. A. BrariDec 20, 1989Jan 12, 1990
20Sh. S. M. H. BurneyDec 2, 1987Jan 10, 1988
21Vice Admiral R. K. S. GhandhiApr 17, 1986Feb 15, 1990
22Justice P. D. Desai (Chief Justice Himachal Pradesh High Court holding additional charge)Mar 8, 1986Apr 16, 1986
23Sh. Hokishe SemaApr 16, 1983Mar 7, 1986
24Sh. A. K. BanerjeeAug 26, 1981Apr 15, 1983
25Sh. Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan (Nawab of Loharu)Feb 17, 1977Aug 25, 1981
26Sh. S. ChakravartiJan 25, 1971Feb 16, 1977

Cabinet Ministers of Himachal Pradesh

S.NoName of MinisterDesignation of MinisterPortfolios
1Jai Ram ThakurChief MinisterFinance, General Administrations, Home, Planning, Personnel and All other Departments not alloted to any other Minister
2Mahender SinghMinisterIrrigation & Public Health, Horticulture, Sainik Welfare
3Kishan KapoorMinisterFood, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affair, Election
4Suresh BhardwajMinisterHigher Education, Elementary Education, Parliamentary Affairs, Law and Legal Remembrancer
5Anil SharmaMinisterMulti Purpose Projects and Power Minister, Non Conventional Energy Sources
6Sarveen ChaudharyMinisterUrban Development, Town & Country Planning, Housing
7Ram Lal MarkandaMinisterAgriculture, Tribal Development, Information and Technology
8Vipin Singh ParmarMinisterHealth and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Ayurveda, Science and Technology
9Virender KanwarMinisterRural Development, Panchayati Raj, Animal Husbandary, Fisheries
10Bikram SinghMinisterIndustries, Labour & Employment, Technical Education, Vocational & Industrial Training
11Govind SinghMinisterForest, Transport, Youth Services and Sports
12Rajiv SaizalMinisterSocial Justice & Empowerment, Cooperation

Rajya Sabha Members from Himachal Pradesh

Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda Bharatiya Janata Party 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018Shri Anand SharmaINC03/04/2017 to 02/04/2022
Smt. Viplove ThakurIndian National Congress10/04/2014 to 09/04/2020

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Himachal Pradesh

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