Mandi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Ram Swaroop Sharma wins
BJP made a comeback with Ramswarup Sharma in Mandi, in 2014 elections.
Mandi Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 2
Total electors: 11,40,489 (2014 estimates)
Female electors: 5,60,053
Male electors: 5,79,736
Assembly Constituencies: Bharmour, Lahaul and Spiti, Manali, Kullu, Banjar, Anni, Karsog, Sundernagar, Nachan, Seraj, Darang, Jogindernagar, Mandi, Balh, Sarkaghat, Rampur, Kinnaur
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: BJP candidate Maheshwar Singh won the seat from Mandi in the 1999 elections. He was succeeded by Congress candidate Pratibha Singh. Former chief minister Vibhadra Singh was elected MP from Mandi in 2009 INC. BJP made a comeback with Ramswarup Sharma in 2014 elections.
Demographics: Formed with the merger of two princely states, Mandi and Suket, the Mandi district has a population is 9,99,777. According to the 2011 Census, Mandi is inhabited primarily by Hindus and the original inhabitants are Rajputs, Brahmins, Khatris and Kanets. Home of chief minister Jai Ram Thakur, Mandi is an important constituency of the BJP. Meanwhile, Congress is likely to field former chief minister Virbhadra Singh from here.
Congress demands explanation as to why BJP government failed to address unemployment and debt crisis
Ahead of his youth rally in Himachal Pradesh, Congress on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he must answer why the BJP-led government failed to address issues of unemployment and the debt the state's burdened with.
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey are on a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh beginning Thursday. They will meet top state government officials to review poll preparations for next year
Harsh Mahajan joined the BJP in the presence of Union minister Piyush Goyal and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership