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 Shimla Vidhan Sabha constituency, located in Shimla district, is one of the 68 constituencies of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. In 2012 assembly polls, the number of electors was 54905.
The constituency will have 91 polling stations.
Himachal elections 2017: Candidates contesting from Shimla
1. Harbhajan Singh Bhajji
Party: Indian National Congress
2. Suresh Bhardwaj
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
3. Sanjay Chauhan
Party: Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Symbol: Hammer, Sickle & Star
In 2012, Indian National Congress candidate Suresh Bhardwaj won the seat with 11563 votes.
The term of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly comes to an end on January 7, 2018.