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
2. Dr. Pramod Sharma
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
3. Kushal Raj
Party: Swabhiman Party
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.