1990 Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

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67 seats in the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
34 seats needed for a majority
Registered2,993,699
Turnout67.76%
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
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Janata Dal symbol.svg
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Leader Shanta Kumar
Party BJP JD INC
Seats before 7 New 58
Seats won 46 11 9
Seat change Increase39 New Decrease49
Popular vote 41.78 10.83 36.54

CM before election

Virbhadra Singh
INC

Elected CM

Shanta Kumar
BJP

Elections to the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly were held in February 1990 to elect members of 67 constituencies in Himachal Pradesh, India. The Bharatiya Janata Party won the popular vote and a majority of seats and its leader, Shanta Kumar was appointed as the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh for his second term.[1][2] The number of constituencies was set as 68 by the recommendation of the Delimitation Commission of India.[3]

Results

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PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Bharatiya Janata Party858,51841.7846+39
Indian National Congress750,88536.549–49
Janata Dal222,54210.8311New
Communist Party of India42,3932.061+1
Others55,1392.6800
Independents125,4216.101–1
Total2,054,898100.00680
Valid votes2,054,89899.20
Invalid/blank votes16,6250.80
Total votes2,071,523100.00
Registered voters/turnout2,993,69969.20
Source: ECI[4]

Elected members

Constituency Reserved for
(SC/ST/None)
Member Party
Kinnaur ST Thakur Sen Negi Bharatiya Janata Party
Rampur SC Singhi Ram Indian National Congress
Rohru None Virbhadra Singh Indian National Congress
Jubbal-kotkhai None Ram Lal Janata Dal
Chopal None Radha Raman Shastri Bharatiya Janata Party
Kumarsain None Bhagat Ram Chauhan Bharatiya Janata Party
Theog None Vidya Stokes Indian National Congress
Simla None Suresh Bharadwaj Bharatiya Janata Party
Kasumpti SC Roop Dass Kashyap Bharatiya Janata Party
Arki None Nagin Chander Pal Bharatiya Janata Party
Doon None Chaudhary Lajja Ram Janata Dal
Nalagarh None Vijayandra Singh Indian National Congress
Kasauli SC Satya Pal Kamboj Bharatiya Janata Party
Solan None Mahender Nath Sofat Bharatiya Janata Party
Pachhad SC Ganguram Musafir Indian National Congress
Rainka SC Roop Singh Janata Dal
Shillai None Jagat Singh Negi Janata Dal
Paonta Doon None Fateh Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Nahan None Shyama Sharma Janata Dal
Kotkehloor None Krishan Kumar Kaushal Communist Party of India
Bilaspur None Sadaram Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party
Ghumarwin None Karamdev Dharmani Bharatiya Janata Party
Geharwin SC Rikhi Ram Kondal Bharatiya Janata Party
Nadaun None Narain Chand Prashar Indian National Congress
Hamirpur None Jagdev Chand Bharatiya Janata Party
Bamsan None Lashkari Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Mewa SC Ishwar Dass Bharatiya Janata Party
Nadaunta None Ram Rattan Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
Gagret SC Sadhu Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Chintpurni None Sushma Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
Santokgarh None Kashmiri Lal Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
Una None Desraj Bharatiya Janata Party
Kutlehar None Ranjit Singh Janata Dal
Nurpur None Kewal Singh Janata Dal
Gangath SC Des Raj Bharatiya Janata Party
Jawali None Sujan Singh Pathania Indian National Congress
Guler None Harbans Singh Rana Bharatiya Janata Party
Jaswan None Kashmir Singh Rana Bharatiya Janata Party
Pragpur SC Virender Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
Jawalamukhi None Dhani Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Thural None Kanwar Durga Chand Janata Dal
Rajgir SC Atma Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Baijnath None Dulo Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Palampur None Shanta Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
Sulah None Shanta Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
Nagrota None Ram Chand Bhatia Bharatiya Janata Party
Shahpur None Vijai Singh Mankotia Janata Dal
Dharamsala None Kishan Chand Bharatiya Janata Party
Kangra None Vidya Sagar Bharatiya Janata Party
Bhattiyat None Shiv Kumar Janata Dal
Banikhet None Gandharv Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Rajnagar SC Mohan Lal Bharatiya Janata Party
Chamba None Kishori Lal Bharatiya Janata Party
Bharmour ST Tulsi Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Lahaul And Spiti ST Phunchog Rai Indian National Congress
Banjar None Karan Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Ani SC Khub Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Karsog SC Joginder Pal Bharatiya Janata Party
Chachiot None Moti Ram Janata Dal
Nachan SC Dile Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Sundernagar None Roop Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Balh SC Damodar Dass Bharatiya Janata Party
Gopalpur None Leela Bharatiya Janata Party
Dharampur None Mahender Singh Independent
Joginder Nagar None Gulab Singh Indian National Congress
Darang None Dina Nath Bharatiya Janata Party
Mandi None Kanhaiya Lal Bharatiya Janata Party

See also

References

  1. ^ Bipin Bhardwaj (24 March 2019). "After Advani, roads closed for veteran BJP leader Shanta Kumar too, party hunts for new face in Himachal". Retrieved 9 February 2022.
  2. ^ "Biographical Sketch of Member of 13th Lok Sabha". Archived from the original on 1 February 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2013.
  3. ^ "DPACO (1976) - Archive Delimitation Orders". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1990 to the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 9 February 2022.