Himachal Poll begin today 4th November 2012 at 8pm for 68 Assembly constituencies 2012. Himachal Pradesh news for 68 seat election polling has stated on Sunday.
Polling begins for 2012 Assembly elections in HP
BJP Congress BSP Other Total seat
41 23 1 3 68
The election is important as it’s the first after the recent reforms by the govt, that included the LPG cap and 51 pc FDI in retail. As many as 45.90 lakh voters are expected to exercise their franchise in a single-phase election, results of which will be announced on 20th December 2012 along with that of Gujarat Assembly polls.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal seeks to return to power, something that has eluded political parties for over two decades.