Voting will start today for 68 assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh. This time in the elections people will decide the fate of total 412 candidates. Voting will start from 8 in the morning till 5 in the evening. With the counting of votes on December 8, it will be decided in whose hands the reins of Himachal will be. This time apart from BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party is also in the race.
The biggest name in this election is the current CM Jairam Thakur. Jairam has become the face of BJP in Himachal Pradesh. Jairam Thakur of clean image has a good hold among the people. This is the reason why he is the face of BJP this time also. Jairam belongs to Mandi area. He has held the responsibility from ABVP, Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha to the post of party president. BJP got majority in 2017 elections, but their CM candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal was defeated. After this, Jairam's name was at the forefront for CM.
If we look from the side of Congress, then in this election all eyes will be on Congress's Vikramaditya Singh. He is the son of former CM late Virbhadra Singh. He is contesting from Shimla Rural in this election. Shimla Rural is considered a Congress stronghold.