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Congress and BJP are very active on social media thesedays as they are aware a high percentage of a population in Himachal Pradesh is youth. BJP is questioning five years of Virbhadra Singh with campaign named as #HisaabMaangeHimachal, whereas congress party is answering with campaign named as #JawabDegaHimachal. Here we will tell you how much effect these two campaigns are doing on youth and people of Himachal Pradesh. 
Congress v/s BJP on social media

1. #Hisaab Maange Himachal

Himachal Pradesh BJP started this campaign against congress party and as name suggests , it is about questioning of five years work of congress party and Virbhadra Singh government.
Hisaab maange Himachal is on different social media platforms, but as mostly Hiamchali's are on Facebook, So Facebook page is regularly updated.
Pages

Performance of Campaign

Facebook page : 1.58 Lacs Likes
Twitter Account : 422 Followers
YouTube Channel : 3K Subscribers

Facebook Page of BJP Social media campaign have good likes and it is around more than 1.57 Lacs . But reviews are not so good and score is 3.9. Which is not good at all. 
BJP is promoting themselves in campaign by telling people about achievements of central government and blaming 5 years work of Virbhadra Singh government.
     After declaring Prem Kumar dhumal as CM Candidate of BJP, whole campaign shifted from JP Nadda and central government to Prem Kumar dhumal. 
There are many videos made and uploaded on YouTube also which shows bad condition in congress ruled constituencies. But people have to understand whether they are talking with common people of constituency or just party local leaders and volunteers.

2. #Jawab Dega Himachal

Performance of Campaign

Facebook page :  88 K Likes 
Twitter Account :  26.1 K Followers
In response to BJP campaign #JawabMaangeHimachal, Himachal Pradesh congress party started campaign named #JawabDegaHimachal. Which suggest clearly mean, People of Himachal will answer questions that BJP are asking.
Himachal Pradesh congress shows with there campaign that BJP failed at central government level as well as previous Dhumal government. Virbhadra Singh is only the main face in whole campaign as congress party is fighting election on name of Raja Virbhadra Singh. In Virbhadra Singh focus is on upper and lower Himachal Pradesh both , but in images of BJP (#HisaabMaangeHiamchal) only red topis which signifies lower Himachal from where dhumal belongs can be seen.

CM candidates

Earlier it was not not clear in BJP who will be chief ministerial candidate for elections but BJP president declared Prem Kumar Dhumal as chief minister candidate and congress is playing will Ace card Virbhadra Singh as they have no more options.
Congress is pretty confident about victory as CM Virbhadra Singh is ready to become 7th time chief minister in age of 83.
According to some surveys Virbhadra Singh is much popular candidate for Chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, whereas health minister JP Nadda is on second position.
Some important links 

Both parties are active on social media and trying to convince people of Hiamchali's Pradesh. But mood of people will come on 9th November on voting machines, and 18th on TV screens.

Himachal Pradesh elections are going to held on Nov 9 and resuls will be out on December 18th 2017. Currently in State there is vribhadra singh government. Here is the list of Richest candidates fighting in upcoming elections 2017.
Virbhadra singh's Son and Congress Candidate from Shimla Rural Vikramaditya singh Bushehr tops the list with assets totalling around Rs. 84.32 Crores. There are many politicians of congress party out of top 10 in crorepati's in upcoming elections.

Top 10 Richest Politicians in Himachal Elections 2017

Richest Candidates -HP Elections
10. Prithvi Vikram Sen - Rs. 6.85 Crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Kusumpti
Pritvi Vikram Sen is independent candidate from Vidhan Sabha Constituency Kusumpti, Shimla. Prithvi Vikram Sen is brother in law of Chief minister candidate of Congress party Virbhadra singh and scion of Junga Royal family. He owns commercial buildings. ` will be against current MLA from kusumpti and congress candidate Anirudh Singh and vijay jyoti sen of Bhartiya Janta Party in upcoming elections. Prithvi Vikram Sen declared assets of around 6.85 crore Rupees.

09. Anirudh Singh - Rs. 16.22 Crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Kusumpti
Anirudh singh is current MLA from Kusumpti constituency and he belongs to a royal family of Koti. Anirudh and his family members have stakes in Hotel and Education business. He will be against Independent candidate and brother-in-law of CM virbhadra singh and BJP candidate Vijay Jyoti sen.
Anirudh Singh declared total assets of around 16.22 Crore.

08. Maheshwar Singh - Rs. 18 Crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Kullu
Maheshwar singh belongs to Kullu Royal Family, and declared his total assets around 18 crore rupees. Maheshwar singh belongs to Bhartiya Janta Party and before this he was founder of Himachal Lokhit party. He is currently BJP candidate from Kullu constituency. He is king of kullu and owns his own palace and land in Kullu.
He will be against Surender singh Thakur of Bhartiya Janta Party.

07. Prakash Rana - Rs. 20.8 Crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : JoginderNagar
Prakash Rana is an independent candidate from Jogindernagar constituency and declared assets around Rs. 20.8 Crore. He is a businessman and owns his land in Kharar, Mandi and business in Dubai.
He is against Gulab singh Thakur of BJP and Jiwan Lal Thakur of Congress party.

06. Ashish Butail - Rs. 21.0 crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Palampur
Ashish Butail is son of Brij Bihari Lal Butail, he is fighting as a candidate of Congress party from Palampur constituency. Ashsih Butail is a youg leader and taking his family legacy forward. His father was Richest candidate in Last elections of 2012.
Ashish butail will be against Indu Gauswamy of BJP in upcoming elections. He declared his total assets around Rs. 21.0 crore.

05. Rajinder Rana - Rs. 26.7 Crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Sujanpur
Rajinder Rana is businessman and social worker, he is member of congress party and candidate from Sujanpur vidhan sabha constituency. Rajinder Rana is a reator and owns property in Punjab and himachal Pradesh.
Rajinder Rana will be against former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh Prem Kumar Dhumal. Remember Prem kumar Dhumal is also chief ministerial candidate of BJP party in upcoming elections 2017.
Rajinder Rana declared hsi assets around Rupees 26.7 crore.

04. Virbhadra Singh -Rs. 30.5 crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Arki
Chief minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh declared his total assests around Rs. 30.5 crore. Virbhadra singh is Six time chief minister of Himachal Pradesh and chief ministerial candidate of congress party in this election.
Virbhadra singh is congress candidate from Arki vidhan sabha seat as he left his safe seat of Shimla Rural for his son. He will be against Ratan Singh Pal of BJP.
Virbhadra singh belongs to a royal family of Bushehr. He declared his total assets around 30.5 Crore rupees.

03. Anil Sharma - Rs. 37 Crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Mandi
Anil Sharma of BJP declared his total assests around 37 crore rupees. Anil sharma is son of former congress leader and former union minister Sukh Ram who recently joined Bhartiya Janta Party.  Anil sharma is contesting from Mandi Vidhan Sabha and he will be against congress candidate Champa Thakur daughter of State minister Kaul singh Thakur.

02. GS Bali - Rs. 47.67 crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Nagrota
Transport minister of Himachal Pradesh and senior leader of congress party GS Bali declared total assets of around 47.67 crore rupees. GS bali is congress candidate from Nagrota. He owns mall, hospital and hotel.
GS bali will be against Arun kumar of BJP.

01. Vikramaditya singh - Rs. 84.32 Crore
Vidhan Sabha Area : Shimla Rural
Vikramaditya Singh  is richest candidate in this elections , with total assets of around 84.32 crore rupees. Vikramaditya Singh  is son of Chief minister virbhadra singh and yuvraj of Royal family of Bushehr.
Vikramditya own lands and gardens of Apples, and property in out of state also.

Rohru VidhanSabha seat is considered most safest seat for Indian national Congress party and this time Mohan Lal brakta and young lady leader of BJP Shashi Bala are against each other as this seat is reserved seat. Here you will know all update of Rohru elections ,results, opinion polls and Everything.

Shashi Bala v/s Mohan Lal Brakta
Mohan Lal Brakta is current member of legislative assembly from Rohru and he is contesting against new face of Rohru Shashi Bala. Shashi Bala was chosen as BJP candidate after a lot of discussion as she was not first choice of Bhartiya Janta Party.
Before her there were names of Arvind Dhiman, Dhirta , Bhushan Lal etc. But Shashi Bala was elected Candidate at last moment. Now MLA Mohan Lal Brakta is against Shashi Bala of BJP.

Rohru

Rohru is a very beautiful city located at the banks of Pabbar River. Rohru is famous for Apples, and its natural beauty. Rohru comes under Shimla district and is at a distance of around 115 km from Shimla. Shimla is one of the most populated city in Himachal Pradesh.
In elections prospective Rohru constituency is considered as the safest seat of congress party always. Virbhadra singh won from this constituency for Five times. For BJP it was Khushi Ram Balnahtah who won in By-Poll election. He had faced Raja Virbhadra singh strongly in all elections which virbhadra singh won because of his popularity.

Rohru Vidhan Sabha seat Detail

Total Voters : 63417
Female voters : 33296
Male voters : 30121
BJP Candidate : Shashi Bala
Congress Candidate : Mohan Lal Brakta
Constituency Number : 67

List of MLA from Rohru Assembly Constituency


Election YearReservationWinner MLAWinner MLA PartyRunner UP Candidate
2012(SC)Mohan Lal BraktaINCBalak Ram Negi
2009GENKhushi Ram Bal.BJPManjit Singh Thakur
2007GENVirbhadra SinghINCKhushi Ram Balnatah
2003GENVirbhadra SinghINCKhushi Ram Balnahta
1998GENVirbhadra SinghINCKhushi Ram
1993GENVirbhadra SinghINCKhushi Ram Balnath
1990GENVirbhadra SinghINCSatya Dev Bushehari
1985GENNehar SinghINCPartap Singh Mukhiya
1982GENSatya Dev BushehariINCPratap Singh Mukhia
1977GENSatya DevJNPNehar Singh
1972GENAmrit Singh RathoreINCSatya Dev Bushahri
1967GENP.DevINCN.Singh
1951GENPadam DevINCNoopa

Mohan Lal Brakta

Name : Mohan Lal Brakta
Address : Village Kutara, Tehsil Rohru, District Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Phone Number : 9418050428
- Mohan Lal Brakta is current member of legislative assembly.
- He won by margin of 28415 votes.
- This margin was highest in history of Rohru Assembly constituency seat.
- He won against BJP candidate Balak Ram Negi in 2012 elections.
- He is trusted leader of Congress party and specially Virbhadra singh.
- At root level he was not so successful as Virbhadra singh was angry with him during his trip to rohru but he got again chance to prove himself in this election.

Shashi Bala 

Shashi bala is new candidate of BJP, she is contesting for first time for the post of Member of Legislative Assembly elections. Before her there were many names like Arvind Dhiman, Dhirta, Bhishan Lal.  
- Shashi Bala is new face in Rohru for BJP.
- BJP have played a card by nominating a Lady candidate against one time member of legislative assembly.
- BJP was confused in choosing candidate among Arvind Dhiman who joined BJP recently and before that he was active member of congress and Dhirta , who is new in politics.
- There were some more names like Bhishan Lal, President of Gram Panchayat Arhal.
After filing nomination from Rohru Shashi Bala said " She thanked party for trust on her and said  she will fullfil all expectations 

Khushi Ram Balnahtah former MLA Rohru said about Shashi Bala , that BJP have trusted a lady Candidate who did only social activities till now.
It will be interesting to see who will win this seat, as both parties are trying to convince people with their logic. But its sure it will not be a easy task for BJP candidate Shashi Bala. She needs full support from her party as well as rejected leaders like Arvind Dhiman, Rajinder Dhirta, Bhishan Lal etc. 

Jubbal Kothkhai assembly seat is one of the most important seat for both BJP and Congress in upcoming Himachal Pradesh elections 2017. Here you'll get all information of Kothkhai constituency including opinion polls, results and Interesting facts of J&K VidhanSabha area.
There are two big leaders against each other, one side it's former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh Thakur Ram Lal's grandson Rohit Thakur other side it's former agriculture minister Narendra Bragta.
Rohit Thakur won last election against Narendra Bragta and he is favourite in this election too.

  • List of BJP & Congress Candidates for HP elections

Rohit Thakur v/s Narendra Bragta

Jubbal Kothkhai Constituency

Jubbal Kothkhai constituency is one of the most important and popular Constituency as it is land of one of the big leader Lt. Sh. Thakur Ram Lal ,now former agriculture minister Narendra Bragta and Rohit Thakur, grandson of  Thakur Ram Lal.
Before election status and political view it's important to know about structure of Jubbal Kothkhai Constituency.
Constituency No. : 65
Total Voters : 33649
No. of male votes : 17323
No. of Female votes : 16326
BJP candidate : Narendra Bragta
Congress Candidate : Rohit Thakur

Jubbal Kothkhai elections - 2017

In election of Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017, BJP senior leader and former Agriculture minister Narendra Bragta is against current MLA and CPC of congress party Rohit Thakur. Jubbal Kothkhai seat is always considered as safest seat of congress party. Congress party have won mostly in this seat. Congress former leader and chief minister Thakur Ram Lal won from this constituency till his death. After that Narendra Bragta won two times and Rohit Thakur won twice .

Narendra Bragta V/s Rohit Thakur

Let's compare BJP and Congress in Jubbal Kothkhai . Rohit Thakur and Narendra Bragta both are popular leaders and have strong following. But it will be interesting to see who will win in this election.
  • Rohit Thakur 
Rohit Thakur born on 14th August 1974, his grandfather was chief minister of Himachal Pradesh. Rohit Thakur also started his career as student leader and later he become active politician and won as MLA from Jubbal Kothkhai constituency in year 2003 and 2012.
He entered political arena at a very young age.
Profile
Name : Rohit Thakur
Father's Name : Sh. Jagdish Thakur
Political Party : Indian National Congress
Address : Village Potta, Post Office Dhar, Tehsil Jubbal District Shimla H.P.
Email : rohit.thakur.nic.in
Phone : 9418012127
  • Narendra Bragta 
Narendra Bragta is popular leader of Himachal Pradesh Bhartiya Janta Party and won election from Jubbal Kothkhai in year 1998 as well as 2007. He was agriculture minister of state during BJP rule in year 2007.
Before Jubbal Kothkhai Constituency he was MLA from Shimla constituency also.
Narendra Bragta is one of closest leader to former chief minister of Himachal Pradesh, Prem Kumar Dhumal.
Profile
Name : Narendra Bragta
Email id : nbragta@gmail.com
Phone number : 9418250001

 

Comparison

Both Leaders have good political experience and hold in party. Rohit Thakur is young leader and grandson of former MLA and Chief minister of HImachal Pradesh, Thakur Ram Lal, whereas Bragta is former agriculture minister of Himachal Pradesh.
Here's poll and choose your leader. Don't forget to watch video on Jubbal-Kothkhai Constituency.
Himachal Pradesh VidhanSabha Elections is schedule to be held on 9 November 2017. BJP and Congress party both parties candidates are in front of People of HP. Here is list of Candidates of BJP and Congress party fighting with each other in upcoming Assembly elections with all comparison.
From Last VidhanSabha Chunav, in this election there are many veteran leaders as well as young leaders from both parties.


In this election there are many things which make election more interesting .

1. Former congress leader and Former cabinet minister Sukhram and his son have joined Bhartiya Janta Party.
2. Vikramaditya singh Bushahr, son of Virbhadra singh is fighting from safe seat of Congress party i.e. Shimla Rural from where virbhadra singh won last election.
3. King of Kullu, Maheshwar singh won from his party  Hilopa in last election but this time he is in BJP.
4. Congress senior leader and Chief minister Virbhadra singh is fighting election at age of 83 to become Chief minister for 7th time.
5. Vidya Stokes popularly known as Madam nomination papers were rejected by the election returning officer, because before her Deepak Rathore filed his nomination papers.
BJP v/s Congress

Important Dates of HP Elections 2017

1. Date for nominations:  16-Oct-2017
2. Last date for filing nominations:  23-Oct-2017
3. Date for scrutiny of nominations:  24-Oct-2017
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidatures:  26-Oct-2017
5  Date of poll:  9 Nov 2017
6. Date of counting:  18 Dec 2017
7. Date before which the election shall be completed:  20 Dec 2017

List of Candidates with Comparison


Constituency No.ConstituencyBJPCongressCompare
1Churah(SC)HansrajSurinder BhardwajClick here
2Bharmour(ST)Jiya Lal KapoorThakur Singh BharmouriClick here
3ChambaPawan NaiyarNeeraj NayyarClick here
4DalhousieDS ThakurSmt. Asha KumariClick here
5BhattiyatVikram Singh JaryalKuldip Singh PathaniaClick here
6NurpurRakesh PathaniyaAjay MahajanClick here
7lndora(SC)Reeta DhimanKamal KishoreClick here
8FatehpurKripal ParmarSujan Singh PathaniaClick here
9JawaliArjun Singh ThakurChander KumarClick here
10DehraRavindra SinghMs Viplov ThakurClick here
11Jaswan-PragpurVikram SinghSurinder MankotaClick here
12JawalamukhiRamesh DhavalaSanjay RattanClick here
13Jaisinghpur(SC)Ravindra DhimanYadvinder GomaClick here
14SullahVipin Singh ParmarJagjivan PalClick here
15NagrotaArun Kumar (Kuka)GS BaliClick here
16KangraSanjay ChaudharyPawan KajalClick here
17ShahpurSarvin ChaudharyKewal Singh PathaniaClick here
18DharamshalaKisan KapoorSudhir SharmaClick here
19PalampurIndu GauswamyAshish ButailClick here
20Bajjnath(SC)Mulakh Raj PremiKishori LalClick here
21Lahaul&Spiti(ST)Ramlal MarkandeyaRavi ThakurClick here
22ManaliGovind Singh ThakurHari Chand SharmaClick here
23KulluMaheshwarSinghSurender Singh ThakurClick here
24BanjarSurendra ShourieAditya Vikram SinghClick here
25Anni(SC)Kishori LalParas RamClick here
26Karsog(SC)Hira LalMansa RamClick here
27SundernagarRakesh JamwalSohan Lal ThakurClick here
28Nachan(SC)Vinod KumarLal Singh KaushalClick here
29SerajJai Ram ThakurChet Ram ThakurClick here
30DarangJawahar ThakurKaul Singh ThakurClick here
31JogindernagarGulab Singh ThakurJiwan Lal ThakurClick here
32DharampurMahendra Singh ThakurChander ShekharClick here
33MandiAnil SharmaChampa ThakurClick here
34Balh(SC)Indra Singh GandhiPrakash ChaudharyClick here
35SarkaghatCol.Indra Singh ThakurPawan ThakurClick here
36Bhoranj(SC)Kamlesh KumariSuresh KumarClick here
37SujanpurPrem Kumar DhumalRajinder RanaClick here
38HamirpurNarendra ThakurKuldeep PathaniaClick here
39BarsarBaldev SharmaInder Dutt LakhanpalClick here
40NadaunVijay AgnihotriSukhvinder Singh SukhhuClick here
41Chintpurni(SC)Balbir Singh ChaudharyKuldip KumarClick here
42GagretRajesh ThakurRakesh KaliaClick here
43HaroIiRam Kumar SharmaMukesh AgnihotriClick here
44UnaSatpal Singh SatiSat Pal RaizadaClick here
45KutleharVirendra KuwarVivek SharmaClick here
46Jhanduta(SC)JR KatwalDr Biru Ram KishoreClick here
47GhumarwinRajendra GargRajesh DharamaniClick here
48BilaspurSubhas ThakurBumbar ThakurClick here
49Sri Naina DevijiRandheer SharmaRam Lal ThakurClick here
50ArkiRatan Singh PalVirbhadra SinghClick here
51NalagarhKrishan Lal ThakurLakhwinder RanaClick here
52DoonSardar Paramjeet SinghRam KumarClick here
53Solan(SC)Rajesh KashyapCol Dhani Ram ShandilClick here
54Kasauli(SC)Rajeev SahjalVinod SultanpuriClick here
55Pachhad(SC)Suresh Kumar KashyapGangu Ram MusafirClick here
56NahanRajeev BindalAjay SolankiClick here
57Sri Renukaji(SC)Balbir ChauhanVinay KumarClick here
58Paonta SahibSukhram ChaudharyKirnesh JungClick here
59ShillaiBaldev Singh TomarHarshwardhan ChahuhanClick here
60ChopalBalbir Singh VermaSubhash ManglateClick here
61TheogRakesh VermaDeepak RathoreClick here
62KasumptiVijay Jyoti SainAnirudh SinghClick here
63ShimlaSuresh BhardwajHarbhajan Singh BhajjiClick here
64Shimla RuralPramod SharmaVikramaditya SinghClick here
65Jubbal-KotkhaiNarendra BargataRohit ThakurClick here
66Rampur(SC)Prem Singh DraikNand LalClick here
67Rohru(SC)Shashi BalaMohan Lal BraktaClick here
68Kinnaur(ST)Tejwant NegiJagat Singh NegiClick here

Opinion Poll & Surveys

After announcement of dates of Himachal Pradesh vidhan sabha elections 2017 several News channels and companies are doing surveys/opinion polls and results are in favour of both parties.
To know about latest Surveys of Himachal Pradesh elections and position of BJP and Congress check here 

Opinion Poles : click here

CM Candidates 
Congress Party : Congress party have trusted veteran senior leader and six time chief minister of Himachal pradesh Virbhadra singh. His aim will be to create history by becoming 7 time chief minister of Himachal Pradesh. Virbhadra Singh is campaigning alone for all candidates even at age of 83 he is campaigning like a young leader. 
Virbhadra Singh's aim will be to work for his son's seat, So he sacrificed his  own safe seat Shimla Rural for Vikramditya Singh. 
BJP : Bhartiya janta Party has not revealed their CM candidate for upcoming elkecytipon as they will go in election with their no CM candidate policy like Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Haryana etc where BJP won.
There are several leaders in Himachal Pradesh who will be aiming for CM candidate post. Prem Kumar Dhumal and JP Nadda are expected CM of Himachal Pradesh if BJP wins Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha elections