Partly Cloudy
11°CThu :Mostly Clear. High: 14 Low: 2

Will Congress appoint Virbhadra Singh as Himachal Pradesh CM?

Will Congress appoint Virbhadra Singh as Himachal Pradesh CM?

Shimla: Congress veteran Virbhadra Singh, WHO helped his party seize Himachal Pradesh from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has emerged because the contender for the Chief Minister’s post.

The Congress drubbed the BJP in Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, winning thirty six out of sixty eight seats on Thursday. The BJP, that had got forty one seats in 2007, was all the way down to twenty six. now six independents, in the main the BJP rebels, also won.

Congress’ gamble of dispatching Virbhadra Singh to Himachal Pradesh to steer the Assembly Elections campaign paid off well. The Congress veteran was sent to the craggy state at a time once he was facing corruption charges, however the election results show that Virbhdara still holds his fort in his home city.

The five-time chief minister, WHO diode the party’s campaign within the state, was nonappointive by a record margin of twenty,000 votes.

After winning the elections Virbhadra aforementioned that he had place in his “best efforts” within the polls and it had been for Sonia Gandhi to make your mind up the party’s chief minister.

“I had been given the temporary to bring the party back to power and for that I had place in my best efforts. it’s for our solon Sonia Gandhi to make your mind up WHO can become the Chief Minister,” Singh aforementioned whereas chatting with reporters.

Though, Virbbhadra has left the ultimate call to the Congress supreme headquarters, it’s unlikely that he would be unnoticed for the highest post.

 

Top Stories

Post retirement, PM to move to bungalow vacated by Sheila Dikshit

Post retirement, PM to move to bungalow vacated by Sheila Dikshit

February-28-2014
New Delhi: A sprawling bungalow on Motilal Nehru Place will be the abode of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once he retires after
Sukhbir Singh Badal takes jibe at Congress, dubs it as 'politically pauper'

Sukhbir Singh Badal takes jibe at Congress, dubs it as ‘politically pauper’

February-28-2014
Muktsar: Describing Congress as “politically pauper”, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday alleged that Congress was facing severe political
Train fires: Railways to reply SC on use of sub-standard materials

Train fires: Railways to reply SC on use of sub-standard materials

February-28-2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and Railways on the allegation that use of sub-standard materials
Dark matter annihilation may be possible

Dark matter annihilation may be possible

February-28-2014
Washington: Researchers have claimed that gamma-ray photons observed from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy are consistent with the intriguing possibility
INS Sindhuratna fire: Police register accidental death case

INS Sindhuratna fire: Police register accidental death case

February-28-2014
Mumbai: On Thursday, police registered a case of accidental death over the fire incident on board the submarine INS Sindhuratna, in which
Electric bus service debuts in Bangalore

Electric bus service debuts in Bangalore

February-28-2014
Bangalore: State-run Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) Friday began operating an electrically-charged bus service to provide eco-friendly public transport to commuters. Initially,