The Indian Election Commission has declared the General Elections schedule for the year 2019 today i.e. on 10/3/2019. According to the schedule the elections are to be held in seven phases for the 543 Lok Sabha Constituencies. The first Phase of Lok Sabha General Elections will be held on 11th April 2019 while the last Phase of General Elections will be held on 19th May 2019. The General Elections results will be announced on 23rd May 2019.Sponsored Links
The Indian Parliament elections will be held once in 5 years because the Parliament term in India will be for 5 years. The 16th Parliament term will be completed by the March so the Election Commission of India released the Lok Sabha Election Schedule for the 17th Parliament. There are 545 MP seats in Indian Parliament out of these 545 Lok Sabha Constituencies 543 are elected by the eligible voters of India and the remaining 2 Lok Sabha seats are nominated by the President of India.Sponsored Links
2019 Lok Sabha Elections Highlights:
- Parliament Elections will be held in seven phases in all the 29 states and 7 Union Territories.
- Parliament elections 2019 polling starts from 11th April to 19th May 2019.
- Lok Sabha General Elections will be held for all the 543 Constituencies.
HP Lok Sabah Elections Date & Schedule:
|S.NO||Election Event||Election event Date||Election Event Day|
|1||Election Notification||22nd April 2019||Monday|
|2||Nominations of Candidates starts on||22nd April 2019||Monday|
|3||Last Date for Nominations of Candidates||29th April 2019||Monday|
|4||Scrutiny of Nominations||30th April 2019||Tuesday|
|5||Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations||2nd May 2019||Thursday|
|6||Voting Day||19th May 2019||Sunday|
|7||Counting of Votes Starts on||23rd May 2019||Thursday|
Lok Sabha Constituencies Himachal Pradesh
The Himachal Pradesh State consists of 4 Lok Sabha Constituencies. Out of these 4 Lok Sabha Constituencies, 1 seat is reserved for scheduled castes and the rest 3 Constituencies are in general category. In the last General Elections which were held in the year 2014, the Bharatiya Janta Party has won all the 4 Lok Sabha seats.Sponsored Links
Himachal Pradesh State consists of 68 Assembly Constituencies and 4 Lok Sabha Constituencies. In the last General Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha BJP won 4 seats. The Legislative Assembly Elections in Himachal Pradesh State were held in the year 2017; the BJP party won 44 seats whereas the INC won 21 seats. Bharatiya Janata Party formed the Government in Himachal Pradesh State and Jai Ram Thakur became the Chief Minister.
Major Political Parties in Himachal Pradesh from 1951:
Indian National Congress (INC)
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)
Himachal Pradesh General Election Results from 1951 to 2014:
1951 General Elections for the First Lok Sabha: Total: 3. INC: 3
1957 General Elections for the Second Lok Sabha: Total: 4. INC: 4
1962 General Elections for the Third Lok Sabha: Total: 4. INC: 4
1967 General Elections for the Fourth Lok Sabha: Total: 6. INC: 6
1971 General Elections for the Fifth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. INC: 4
1977 General Elections for the Sixth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. Janata Party/BLD: 4.
1980 General Elections for the Seventh Lok Sabha: Total: 4. INC: 4
1984 General Elections for the Eighth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. INC: 4
1989 General Elections for the Ninth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. BJP: 3, INC: 1
1991 General Elections for the Tenth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. BJP: 2, INC: 2
1996 General Elections for the Eleventh Lok Sabha: Total: 4. INC: 4
1998 General Elections for the Twelfth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. BJP: 3, INC: 1
1999 General Elections for the Thirteenth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. BJP: 3, HVC: 1
2004 General Elections for the Fourteenth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. INC: 3, BJP: 1
2009 General Elections for the Fifteenth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. BJP: 3, INC: 1
2014 General Elections for the Sixteenth Lok Sabha: Total: 4. BJP: 4
Total Number of Lok Sabha Constituencies in Himachal Pradesh are 4.
No. Constituency Reserved for (SC/ST/None)
1 Kangra None
2 Mandi None
3 Hamirpur None
4 Shimla SC
Sixteenth Lok Sabha Himachal Pradesh Members List:
1 Hamirpur Thakur,Shri Anurag Singh BJP
2 Kangra Kumar,Shri Shanta BJP
3 Mandi Sharma,Shri Ram Swaroop BJP
4 Shimla(SC) Kashyap,Shri Virender BJP