CM candidate of Himachal Pradesh lost in Sujanpur

3 months ago pratyush shukla 0

BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Mr. Prem Kumar Dhumal lost his from Sujanpur in his Home district of Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. However, the results were not bad for both parties. Himachal Pradesh once again proved it’s history for changing the once after five years.

BJP won 44 seats and Congress has reduced to 21 seats out of 68 seats in the legislative assembly of Himachal Pradesh. Yesterday the result was out and BJP came out as biggest party for forming the government.

Mr. Rajinder Rana an earlier supporter of Dhumal, who fought the election against him on the Congress ticket this time, won with 1919 votes. BJP state president Satpal Satti also lost, facing anti-incumbency as he was MLA from last three time.

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Mr.Rajinder Rana who won against Prem Kumar Dhumal

There is still a question that who will be the chief minister because it seems that central is not in a mood to make Mr. Prem Kumar Dhumal as CM of Himachal Pradesh as there are many new faces such as Union minister JP Nadda, Rajiv Bindal a senior BJP leader and MLA Suresh Bharadwaj.

BJP won the election but the result was not good for many other prominent leaders Maheshwar Singh in Kullu, Randhir Sharma in Bilaspur and Kripal Parmar and Indu Sharma lost their seats.

Mr. Virbhadra Singh won his seat in Akri with a margin of 6,017 votes against BJP’s Ratan Singh Pal and his son Vikramaditya Singh won a rural seat of Shimla with a margin of 4,880.Some of Congress senior minister were not able to retain on there seats like Kaul Singh Thakur, G.S. Bali, Sudhir Sharma, Thakar Singh Bharmauri and Prakash Chowdhary. Senior minister Col. Dhani Ram Shandil won against his son-in-law Rajesh Kashyap with a good margin of votes.

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Mr. Virbhadra Singh on left and Mr. Prem Kumar Dhumal at right.

While talking to media personnel Mr. Virbhadra Singh said that he was fine while sitting in the opposition because it was the trend of Himachal Pradesh to change the government after every five years, which was independent of the work done by the government. He also claimed that Congress would be again in power after five years.