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Himachal to face by-elections in two Assembly seats

IANS  |  Shimla 

Two seats in the legislative assembly will face by-election as two legislators have been elected to the Lok Sabha.

The BJP had fielded two legislators, one of them a Cabinet minister, in the Lok Sabha battle in one of the four seats. The other two nominees were the outgoing members of Parliament.

Food and has won from the Lok Sabha seat, while from Shimla (reserved).

They are legislators from Dharamsala in district and Pachhad in district, respectively.

The BJP wrested from the in December 2017, winning 44 seats in the 68-member Assembly. The won 21 seats, independents two and the one.



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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 23:12 IST