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Prem Kumar Dhumal junks reports of RSS working against him

Prem Kumar Dhumal’s defeat in the election from Sujanpur — a seat he contested for the first time, had surprised many.

Prem Kumar Dhumal trashes talks of RSS hand in his defeat

It’s absolutely unfair to raise fingers against pious organisations like RSS. Some forces known for their strong anti-RSS stance went-upon spreading false reports against the Sangh Pariwar," said Dhumal.

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Himachal Pradesh: Bragta supporters meet Dhumal to lodge protest, Jaryal sympathisers fume too

Supporters of senior leader Narender Bragta meet Dhumal, while aides of Bikram Jaryal raise slogans against new Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for missing out on Cabinet posts

Prem Kumar Dhumal opts out of Himachal CM race

“I had made it amply clear on the day of results that I was not in the CM race. To elect any person as CM is entirely the prerogative of the party’s central leadership,” Dhumal said

Confusion, chaos in Shimla: Dhumal, Jairam slogans give BJP observers a headache

Supporters of Prem Kumar Dhumal, the CM candidate who lost from Sujanpur after shifting from Hamirpur, are not prepared to give up their claim to power. Five-term MLA Jairam Thakur, on the other hand, has emerged front-runner for the post.

No word yet on Himachal CM pick, BJP observers return to Delhi

Sloganeering in favour of Prem Kumar Dhumal and counter-slogans by those backing candidature Jairam Thakur was witnessed even as consultations were underway.

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Jairam Thakur likely to be Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister; formal announcement on Friday

Insiders said the party high command didn't want to send a wrong signal by choosing a leader who would have to contest a bypoll to become a CM as there were several four- and five-term MLAs

After shock defeat, Prem Kumar Dhumal says not in CM race; central BJP team may land today

The central BJP team comprises Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar, who have been nominated observers by the BJP’s parliamentary board, and Mangal Pandey, the party’s in-charge of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Election Results: BJP's CM candidate Dhumal loses, says party's victory more important

"Personal loss is not of much importance.The gain that victory has brought to state BJP is important. Thankful to people of the state for voting for BJP," Dhumal said.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Cakewalk for BJP as it wins 44 out of 68 seats; suspense over CM face

A total of 337 candidates contested in the election that was held on November 9 across 7,521 polling stations in the state. Along with the two CM candidates, a total of 62 sitting MLAs were in the fray.

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