SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh is all set to go to polls in a single-phase on November 9, 2017. The counting of votes will take place on December 18, 2017. The hill state has 68 constituencies.
The Kinnaur Vidhan Sabha constituency, located in Kinnaur district, is one of the 68 constituencies of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribe candidates. In 2012 assembly polls, the number of electors was 51850.
The constituency will have 125 polling stations.
Himachal elections 2017: Candidates contesting from Kinnaur
1. Jagat Singh Negi
Party: Indian National Congress
2. Tejwant Singh Negi
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
3. Kailash Chand
Party: Bahujan Samaj Party
4. Jeevan Singh
Party: Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Symbol: Hammer, Sickle and Star
5. Rajeev Kumar Negi
Party: Rashtravadi Pratap Sena
Symbol: Cup & Saucer
In 2012, Indian National Congress candidate Jagat Singh Negi won the seat with 20722 votes.
The term of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly comes to an end on January 7, 2018.