Internal feud, wrong choice of candidates and presence of strong rebels contributed to BJP`s defeat in assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh.
Attributing people`s ire against the Himachal Pradesh government to the record turnout in Assembly polls, state Congress chief Virbhadra Singh today said here that his party will "sweep" the polls.
A record 74.62 per cent of the 46 lakh voters in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday exercised their franchise in the Assembly election.
With 105 independents in the fray for the Assembly polls in Himachal on Sunday, all eyes are set on them to see if they will turn into game changers for the Congress and the BJP.
A former minister and Congress leader alleged that Chief Minister PK Dhumal`s personal assistant was found distributing money amongst voters in Hamirpur.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally at the Ridge here Tuesday as she campaigns for assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh.
Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday hit back at BJP, saying the main opposition party is targeting him as it is losing grounds in the poll-bound state.
Himachal Pradesh Congress chief and former state CM Virbhadra Singh and his family possess moveable and immovable assets worth over Rs 30 crore.
The CPI(M) leadership has begun discussions here on the ways to politically isolate Congress and BJP by joining hands with regional and other Left parties.
Politicians in Himachal Pradesh are awaiting for auspicious days for filing their nomination papers.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said he would hold informal consultations within the government and with various political parties on the issue.
Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, which have BJP Governments, go to the polls on November 4 and December 13 and 17 respectively.
Former Union Minister Virbhadra Singh was made the Chairman of Congress` campaign committee for Himachal Pradesh ahead of the Assembly polls.
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