Prem Kumar Dhumal named BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh elections

Prem Kumar Dhumal named BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh elections

Prem Kumar Dhumal named BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh elections

The sources said the leadership wanted to shift Nadda to the state after the polls if the BJP registers a resounding victory.

Speaking at an election rally in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, Amit Shah, without taking name of any Congress leader, said the main Opposition party has been trying to remove Sardar Patel's name from people's mind.

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The BJP on Tuesday announced two-time Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal as its chief ministerial candidate in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh.

"I am saying this now that Dhumalji is right now former chief minister, but after December 18 he is going to become the chief minister".

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed Dhumal's nomination as apt, while adding that he would make for a wonderful CM again due to his rich administrative experience.

Himachal will vote on November 9, and Gujarat in two phases on December 9 and 14. Although a section of party leaders favoured Nadda, these factors had forced the top leadership to announce Dhumal's name as the party candidate for the top post. Union Ministers Kalraj Mishra and Najma Heptullah had to quit the Union Cabinet after they turned 75.

Keeping in view this phenomenon, Himachal Pradesh since 1982 has gone into polls with a CM face.

Incidentally, the BJP has been caught in faction fighting in the hill state since the last Assembly elections in 2012, with scores of leaders aspiring for the chief ministerial position. He is contesting the elections from Sujanpur constituency after being shifted from his traditional Hamirpur seat.

"Himachal Pradesh has become Mafia Pradesh under Congress rule". Even while BJP veteran Shanta Kumar is in the Margadarshak Mandal of the party, he still enjoys considerable support amongst party workers.

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