The buzz in the party is that the 83-year-old is considering taking off to Kerala for ayurveda treatment. He could be in Kerala for a fortnight.
The polling in Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 9 while counting of votes would take place on December 18.
Virbhadra Singh also accused Modi of using indecent language against him at election rallies.
The manifesto, however, is silent on how funds will be raised for promises like raising unemployment allowance from Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500.
In a direct attack on the Congress, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday that Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was “embarrassing” the people of Himachal Pradesh by continuing in the post despite several allegations of corruption against him. Addressing an election rally here, Singh said all political parties must ensure that if any leader is […]
The longest-serving and six-time CM of Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh will look to stem the anti-incumbency trend that has seen the hill state change hands every five years, except in 1985
“Yes, they (Congress leaders) have succeeded in eradicating poverty but the poverty of Congress aides, families and leaders only, and not that of general people,” said Union Minster Nitin Gadkari.
During the proceedings, the CBI informed the court that it has handed over certain documents, filed along with the charge sheet, to Singhs and other accused persons as per its earlier direction.
Amit Shah addressed two rallies in Chamba and Kangra on the first day of his five-day campaign tour.
Arun Jaitley added that when he came to Shimla before 2012 and levelled allegations against Virbhadra Singh, the UPA government was in power.
Walking with a stick, Maheshwar Singh, 68, the BJP’s candidate for Kullu, campaigned in four villages in Lag valley Tuesday. He is contesting against Sunder Thakur of the Congress.
Singh had approached the Supreme Court in April this year challenging an order of the Delhi High Court which dismissed his plea for quashing the DA case against him and his wife.
Vidya Stokes, 90, enters fray on last day; Congress list includes father & daughter.
Congress has cleared the names of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s son Vikramaditya Singh, and health minister Kaul Singh Thakur’s daughter Champa Thakur for contesting state assembly polls from Shimla (Rural) and Mandi.
Hari Chand Sharma has been declared as the party candidate from Manali, while Surinder Thakur will be the Congress nominee from Kullu. The Congress fielded Vivek Sharma from Kutlehar, while Lakhwinder Rana has been fielded from Nalagarh.