Shimla (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Shimla Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Simla Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the four Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Himachal Pradesh state in northern India. The seat is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Shimla Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following 17 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[1]

  1. Arki
  2. Nalagarh
  3. Doon
  4. Solan
  5. Kasauli
  6. Pachhad
  7. Nahan
  8. Sri Renukaji
  9. Paonta Sahib
  10. Shillai
  11. Chopal
  12. Theog
  13. Kasumpti
  14. Shimla
  15. Shimla Rural
  16. Jubbal-Kotkhai
  17. Rohru

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results 2004[edit]

General Election, 2004: Simla
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Dhani Ram Shandil 2,11,182 58.86
BJP Hira Nand Kashyap 2,03,002 38.40
BSP Som Nath 1,14,471 2.74
Majority 108,180
Turnout 528,655 51.89
INC gain from Himachal Vikas Congress Swing

2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Simla
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Virender Kashyap 4,10,946 50.42 +12.02
INC Dhani Ram Shandil 1,83,619 45.99
BSP Somnath 8,160 1.32
Majority 27,327 4.43
Turnout 616,678
BJP gain from INC Swing

2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Shimla (SC)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Virender Kashyap 385,973 52.32 +1.90
INC Mohal Lal Bhakta 301,786 40.91 -5.08
AAP Subhash Chander 14,233 1.55 +1.55
NOTA None of the above 7,788 1.06 ---
Majority 84,187 11.41 +6.98
Turnout 737,757
BJP hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency Wise Result of H.P. of Lok Sabha Elections-2009". Chief Electoral Officer, Himachal Pradesh website. Retrieved 5 November 2010.