Shimla: In the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections have a bad news. On Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party announced the names of all 68 candidates. After BJP, Congress has declared the names of 59 candidates. The current Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has been given ticket from Arki seat in this list of Congress. Himachal Congress chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukkhu has been nominated from Nadoun. BJP’s Ratnam Singh Pal from Arki seat against Virbhadra Singh is in the electoral fray. Vijay Agnihotri will contest the election from Nadun constituency against Sukhwinder Singh Sukkhu.
Screwed 9 seats
In the Central Election Committee meeting on the residence of Congress President Sonia Gandhi late on Wednesday night, the names of candidates were finalized in 59 of the total 68 seats in the state. It is being told that in the remaining 9 seats, the candidates have not been declared because the screw is still trapped in these seats. The choice of Virbhadra in the selection of candidates has been given importance.
There is no dispute between Chief Minister and Sukhuk
Let us tell you that for several days the news of the dispute between Virbhadra Singh and the state Congress chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu was coming in the state. However the Congress high command clearly showed up with Virbhadra. With the party high command declaring Virbhadra as CM Candidate, he took the power of campaigning from Sukkhu and made Virbhadra the head of state campaign committee.
Four MLAs stamped with ticket
For the Assembly elections to be held on November 9, the BJP announced its 68 candidates on Wednesday evening. BJP has fielded former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal as the candidate from Sujanpur. This time, BJP has cut tickets of four sitting MLAs, while BJP has given tickets to 6 women this time. The results of the election will be held on December 18 in Himachal Pradesh.