Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017, Know your constituency: Shimla Rural

The constituency will have 130 polling stations.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Nov 08, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Elections 2017, Know your constituency: Shimla Rural

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 Rural 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 68326.

The constituency will have 130 polling stations.

Himachal elections 2017: Candidates contesting from Shimla Rural

1. Vikramaditya Singh

Party: Indian National Congress

Symbol: Hand

2. Dr. Pramod Sharma

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Symbol: Lotus

3. Kushal Raj

Party: Swabhiman Party

Symbol: Television

In 2012, Indian National Congress candidate Virbhadra Singh won the seat with 28892 votes.

The term of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly comes to an end on January 7, 2018.