As the votes were being counted for Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2012, incumbent Chief Minister PK Dhumal expressed hope of a victory.
Congress veteran Virbhadra Singh exuded confidence that his party will return to power and gave more than subtle signals that he would like to become the next Chief Minister.
Himachal Pradesh Congress on Monday expelled 25 activists from primary membership of the party for six years.
Congress came out in strong defence of Himachal state unit chief Virbhadra Singh saying they were "far more political than in substance".
The Lok Jan Shakti Party on Wednesday announced names of 10 party candidates for next month`s Himachal Pradesh assembly election.
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