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Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022: Congress names Pushpendra Verma as its Hamirpur candidate

Elections will be held in the state of Himachal Pradesh on November 12. However, the counting of votes will take place on December 8.

Sreelakshmi Edited By: Sreelakshmi Hamirpur (HP) Updated on: October 25, 2022 16:19 IST
Pushpendra Verma, son of Ranjit Singh Verma, has been
Image Source : ANI Pushpendra Verma, son of Ranjit Singh Verma, has been selected by the Congress party as its candidate for Hamirpur.

The Congress has announced Dr. Pushpendra Verma as its candidate for the Hamirpur seat on the last date of filing nominations (today). 

Dr Pushpendra Verma is the son of former state industries minister Ranjeet Singh Verma. Notification for elections to the 68 Assembly seats was issued on October 17 and the last date for filing nominations was today. Scrutiny of papers will be held on October 27 (the day after tomorrow) and the last date for withdrawing nominations is October 29. 

Elections will be held in the state of Himachal Pradesh on November 12. However, the counting of votes will take place on December 8. 

Here's the full list of Congress candidates along with the assembly constituencies they are contesting from:

1.Churah – SC – Yashwant Singh Khanna
2.Chamba – Neeraj Nayyar
3.Bhattiyat – Kuldip Singh Pathania
4.Dalhousie – Asha Kumari
5.Nurpur – Ajay Mahajan
6.Fatehpur – Bhawani Singh Pathania
7.Jawali – Chander Kumar
8.Jawalamukhi – Sanjay Rattan
9.Jaswan-Pragpur – Surinder Singh Mankotia
10.Nagrota – Raghubir Singh Bali
11.Shahpur – Kewal Singh Pathania
12.Dharamshala – Sudhir Sharma
13.Palampur – Ashish Butail
14.Baijnath – SC – Kishori Lal
15.Lahaul & Spiti – ST – Ravi Thakur
16.Kullu – Sunder Thakur
17.Sundernagar – Sohan Lal Thakur
18.Banjar – Khimi Ram
19.Seraj – Chetram Thakur
20.Darang – Kaul Singh Thakur
21.Mandi – Champa Thakur
22.Balh – SC – Prakash Chaudhary
23.Sujanpur – Rajinder Singh Rana
24.Bhoranj – SC – Suresh Kumar
25.Barsar – Inder Dutt Lakhanpal
26.Nadaun – Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu
27.Haroli – Mukesh Agnihotri
28.Una – Satpal Raizada
29.Jhanduta – SC – Vivek Kumar
30.Ghumarwin – Rajesh Dharmani
31.Sri Naina Deviji – Ram Lal Thakur
32.Arki – Sanjay Awasthi
33.Doon – Ram Kumar Chaudhary
34.Solan – SC – Dhani Ram Shandil
35.Pachhad – SC – Dayal Pyari
36.Kasauli – SC – Vinod Sultanpuri
37.Nahan – Ajay Solanki
38.Sri Renukaji – SC – Vinay Kumar
39.Shillai – Harshwardhan Singh Chauhan
40.Chopal – Rajneesh Kimta
41.Theog – Kuldeep Singh Rathore
42.Kasumpti – Anirudh Singh
43.Shimla Rural – Vikramaditya Singh
45.Rampur (SC) – Nand Lal
46.Jubbal – Kotkhai – Rohit Thakur
46.Rohru (SC) – Mohan Lal Brakta
47.Bharmour – ST – Thakur Singh Bharmouri
48.Indora – SC – Malender Rajan
49.Sullah – Jagdish Sapehia
51.Kangra – Surender Singh Kaku
52.Anni – SC – Bansi Lal Kaushal
53.Karsog – SC – Mahesh Raj
54.Nachan – SC – Naresh Kumar
55.Jogindernagar – Surendra Pal Thakur
56.Dharampur – Chandrashekhar
57.Sarkaghat – Pawan Kumar
58.Chintpurni – SC – Sudarshan Singh Babloo
59.Dehra – Rajesh Sharma
60.Kutlehar – Devender Kumar Bhutto
61.Bilaspur – Bumber Thakur
62.Nalagarh – Hardeep Singh Bawa
63.Shimla – Harish Janartha
64.Gagret -Chaitanya Sharma
65.Manali – Bhuvneshwar Gaur
66.Paonta Sahib – Kirnesh Jung
67.Jaisinghpur – SC – Yadvinder Goma
67.Kinnaur – ST – Jagat Singh Negi 
68.Hamirpur – Pushpendra Verma

(With inputs from PTI)

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