Factbox: Himachal Pradesh elections

Sun Nov 4, 2012 8:11am IST

1 of 2. Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama (R), poses with Prem Kumar Dhumal, chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, in Dharamsala December 17, 2008.

Credit: Reuters/Amit Kanwar/Files

Related Topics

REUTERS - Himachal Pradesh goes to the polls on Sunday, November 4. Here are some facts and figures for the state assembly elections.

Chief Minister - Prem Kumar Dhumal

Political party - Bharatiya Janata Party

PARTY POSITIONS IN ASSEMBLY:

Bharatiya Janata Party - 41 MLAs

Indian National Congress - 23 MLAs

Independents - 3 MLAs

Bahujan Samaj Party - 1 MLA

Total seats in Assembly - 68

Date of election - November 4, 2012

Date of counting of votes - December 20, 2012

Number of voters - 46,08,359

Number of polling booths - 7,253

Parties in fray (recognised): BJP, Congress, Himachal Lokhit Party, Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party, CPI-M, NCP and Swabhiman Party, CPI, Shiv Sena and Independents.

(Source: himachalpr.gov.in, ceohimachal.nic.in, hpvidhansabha.nic.in)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Public Health

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Sri Lanka Landslide

Sri Lanka Landslide

No hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Logistics Potential

Logistics Potential

India's delivery men offer prize investment as billions pour into e-commerce.  Full Article 

Samsung Results

Samsung Results

Samsung seeks smartphone revamp to arrest profit slide.  Full Article 

Entertainment Buzz

Entertainment Buzz

Film-maker Shonali Bose hopes to take gay issues out of the closet.  Full Article 

Rising Star

Rising Star

Xiaomi moves into third place in global smartphone war.  Full Article 

Fighting Ebola

Fighting Ebola

Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia - WHO.  Full Article 

End Of QE

End Of QE

Fed ends bond buying, exhibits confidence in U.S. recovery.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage