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Know your state this LS poll: Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla, March 30: The Lok sabha election is set to begin on April 7 and will continue till May 12. The results will be declared on May 16. The election will see elections to 543 parliamentary seats across 28 states and seven Union territories (UT).

OneIndia brings to you the poll statistics from each state and UT of the Union.


Election date: May 7

[Know your state this LS poll]

Number of Lok Sabha constituencies: 4

Name of parliamentary constituencies: Shimla (SC), Kangra, Hamirpur, Mandi

2009 result (seats)- BJP- 3, CONGRESS- 1

2009 party-wise vote-share:

Total voters this year: 46,74,187

Polling booths: 7, 382

First-time voters: 62,133 (3.83 % of the total population)

Fact: Kangra, the largest Lok Sabha constituency in Himachal Pradesh in terms of voters and an erstwhile princely state, once ruled by Katoch ruler Sansar Chand, has a unique history -- it doesn't like to repeat its parliamentarians.

It hasn't given a second chance to its sitting member of parliament in the past four decades, except in 1998 and 1999 and that too when the general elections were held in a gap of one year.

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