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Congress chief ministerial candidate Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said that he is certain of the party winning with full majority in the ongoing Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections.
Himachal Pradesh today recorded its highest polling in assembly elections with 74 per cent of voters exercising their franchise, the Election Commission said.
Mandi has the highest number of 671 visually challenged registered voters, and Lahaul and Spiti district the minimum 21 electors.
The police in Himachal Pradesh seized Rs 4.02 lakh on November 4, and again Rs 56.21 lakh on November 5.
Rahul said noteban was linked to the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls this year and the PM took the step without thinking.
The election is a big test for the incumbent Congress to retain one of the few states in which it is power.
Negi, who has never missed voting in any election, is a VIP of sorts as there is full media glare when he goes out to vote.
The Congress and the BJP are banking on the clout their old guards wield over voters to reap gains in the Himachal lections.
Tourism is a Rs 5,000 crore industry in HP, but poor connectivity is yet to catch the attention of political leaders
While half the population of Himachal Pradesh is aged between 18-40, the electoral battle in Shimla is between two seniors—CM Virbhadra Singh, 83, and BJP’s Prem Kumar Dhumal, 73
CM candidate for Himachal Pradesh poll Prem Kumar Dhumal tells TNIE in an interview that the party BJP Amit Shah has given tough message to rebels against indulging in anti-party activities.
Since August, the duo used the word only five times, in contrast to about 54 times between November 2016 to February 2017.
There are only 19 women candidates in the fray in Himachal Pradesh for 68 Assembly seats and just five women legislators were there in a House of 70 in the recently concluded Uttarakhand state polls.
He will address a rally in Rehan in the Fatehpur Assembly constituency in Kangra district at 11.30 am and another in Dhaula Kuan in Paonta Sahib at 2 pm, they said.
The BJP chief said the people have been forced to live under the shadow of terror due to various mafias "flourishing" under the patronage of the Congress party.