1985 Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

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68 seats in the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
35 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Hand INC.svg
Leader Virbhadra Singh
Party INC BJP
Seats won 58 7
Seat change Increase
Popular vote 55.86% 35.87%

CM before election

Virbhadra Singh
INC

Elected CM

Virbhadra Singh
INC

Legislative Assembly elections were held in Himachal Pradesh in 1985.

Results

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Rank Party Seats Contested Seats won % votes
1 Indian National Congress 68 58 55.86
2 Bharatiya Janata Party 57 7 35.87
3 Independents 68 2 8.28
4 Lok Dal 3 1 1.44
Total 68

Source: STATISTICAL REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTION, 1985 TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

Constituency wise Results

CONSTITUENCY WINNER PARTY SEX
1. KINNAUR (ST) DEV RAJ NEGI Congress M
2. RAMPUR (SC) SINGHI RAM Congress M
3. ROHRU NEHAR SINGH Congress M
4. JUBBAL-KOTKHAI VIRBHADRA SINGH Congress M
5. CHOPAL YOGINDRA CHAND Congress M
6. KUMARSAIN JAI BIHARI LAL KHACHI Congress M
7. THEOG VIDYA STOKES Congress F
8. SHIMLA HARBHAJAN SINGH Congress M
9. KASUMPTI (SC) SHONKIA RAM KASHYAP Congress M

10. ARKI

HIRA SINGH PAL Congress M

11. DOON

RAM PRATAP CHANDEL Congress M

12. NALAGARH

VIJAYENDRA SINGH Congress M

13. KASAULI (SC)

RAGHU RAJ Congress M

14. SOLAN

GIAN CHAND TOTU Congress M

15. PACHHAD (SC)

GANGU RAM Congress M

16. RAINKA (SC)

PREM SINGH Congress M

17. SHILLAI

GUMAN SINGH CHAUHAN Congress M
18. PAONTA DOON KUSH PARMAR Congress M

19. NAHAN

AJAY BAHADUR SINGH Congress M
20. KOTKEHLOOR RAM LAL THAKUR Congress M
21. BILASPUR BABU RAM GAUTAM Congress M
22. GHUMARWIN KASHMIR SINGH Congress M
23. GEHARWIN (SC) RIKHI RAM KONDAL BJP M
24. NADAUN PREM DASS PAKHROLVI Congress M
25. HAMIRPUR JAGDEV CHAND BJP M
26. BAMSAN KARAM SINGH Congress M
27. MEWA (SC) DHARAM SINGH Congress M
28. NADAUNTA MANJIT SINGH Congress M
29. GAGRET (SC) MILKHI RAM Congress M
30. CHINTPURNI GANESH DUTT Congress M
31. SANTOKGARH VIJAY KUMAR JOSHI Congress M
32. UNA VIRENDER GAUTAM Congress M
33. KUTLEHAR RAMNATH SHARMA Congress M

34. NURPUR

SAT MAHAJAN Congress M
35. GANGATH (SC) GIRDHARI LAL Congress M

36. JAWALI

RAJAN SUSHANT BJP M

37. GULER

CHANDER KUMAR Congress M

38. JASWAN

VIPLOVE THAKUR Congress F

39. PRAGPUR (SC)

YOG RAJ Congress M

40. JAWALAMUKHI

ISHWAR CHAND IND M

41. THURAL

DURGA CHAND Loke Dal M

42. RAJGIR (SC)

MILKHI RAM GOMA Congress M

43. BAIJNATH

SANT RAM Congress M

44. PALAMPUR

BRIJ BEHARI LAL Congress M

45. SULAH

MAN CHAND Congress M

46. NAGROTA

RAM CHAND BJP M

47. SHAHPUR

VIJAY SINGH Congress M

48. DHARAMSHALA

MOOL RAJ PADHA Congress M

49. KANGRA

VIDYA SAGAR BJP M

50. BHATTIYAT

KULDIP SINGH PATHANIA Congress M

51. BANIKHET

ASHA KUMARI Congress F

52. RAJNAGAR (SC)

NAND KUMAR CHAUHAN Congress M

53. CHAMBA

SAGAR CHAND NAYAR Congress M

54. BHARMOUR (ST)

THAKUR SINGH Congress M

55. LAHAUL AND SPITI (ST)

DEVI SINGH Congress M

56. KULU

RAJ KRISHAN GOUR Congress M

57. BANJAR

SATYA PARKASH THAKUR Congress M

58. ANI (SC)

ISHWAR DASS Congress M

59. KARSOG (SC)

JOGINDER PAL BJP M

60. CHACHIOT

SHIV LAL Congress M

61. NACHAN (SC)

TEK CHAND Congress M

62. SUNDERNAGAR

ROOP SINGH BJP M

63. BALH (SC)

PIRU RAM Congress M

64. GOPALPUR

RANGILA RAM Congress M

65. DHARAMPUR

NATHA SINGH Congress M

66. JOGINDER NAGAR

RATAN LAL IND M

67. DARANG

KAUL SINGH Congress M
68. MANDI DURGA DUTT Congress M

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