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Himachal Pradesh elections 2017: Pollings for head to head battle begins at 8 am

Himachal Pradesh elections 2017: Pollings for head to head battle begins at 8 am
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Himachal Pradesh elections 2017 head to head battle between BJP and Congress has started at 8 am today. Finally, the pollings most awaited election has started. And the people across of the Himachal Pradesh state got ready to choose the perfect candidate for them. Himachal Pradesh edge to edge fight will be held between parties of India for 68 constituencies in a single phase. On one side there is incumbent Congress ruled party while on another side central BJP to fight against each other to take power. The election commission has set up around 7,525 polling booths to hold elections in Himachal Pradesh. Also, this year election commission is using EVM machines along with VVPAT to hold elections.

However, the government have also deployed over 11,500 police jawans, 6400 Home guards and 65 companies of paramilitary forces for the Himachal Pradesh state assembly elections. Along with these preparations, the election commission is also using Web-casting at 2,307 polling stations for live monitoring of the votes. As per the reports counting of votings would take place on 18th December after the Gujarat Assembly elections.

The hill state Himachal Pradesh to choose candidates from BJP and Congress. The main focus of the BJP campaign was corruption while Congress VP Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for GST and Demonetisation. BJP choose Prem Kumar Dhumal to be the face of elections while on another side incumbent Virbhadhra Singh is fighting for Congress.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.

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