Legislative Assembly elections were held in Himachal Pradesh in 2003.

2003 Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly election

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All 68 assembly constituencies
35 seats needed for a majority
Turnout73.51%
  Majority party Minority party
 
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Leader Virbhadra Singh Prem Kumar Dhumal
Party INC BJP
Leader since 2007
Leader's seat Rohru Hamirpur
Seats before 31 31
Seats won 43 16
Seat change Increase12 Decrease15
Popular vote 1,447,319 1,300,756
Percentage 41 35.38

Chief Minister before election

Prem Kumar Dhumal
BJP

Elected Chief Minister

Virbhadra Singh
INC


Results

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Rank Party Seats
contested
Seats
won
% votes
1 Indian National Congress 68 43 41
2 Bharatiya Janata Party 68 16 35.38
3 Independent 68 6 12.60
4 Himachal Vikas Congress 49 1 5.87
5 Lok Jan Shakti Party 27 1 1
6 Loktantrik Morcha Himachal Pradesh 14 1 2.17
Total 68

Source: ECI[1]

Elected members

Constituency Reserved for
(SC/ST/None)
Member Party
Kinnaur ST Jagat Singh Indian National Congress
Rampur SC Singhi Ram Indian National Congress
Rohru None Virbhadra Singh Indian National Congress
Jubbal-kotkhai None Rohit Thakur Indian National Congress
Chopal None Subhash Chand Independent
Kumarsain None Vidya Stokes Indian National Congress
Theog None Rakesh Verma Independent
Simla None Harbhajan Singh Bhajji Indian National Congress
Kasumpti SC Sohan Lal Independent
Arki None Dharam Pal Thakur Indian National Congress
Doon None Lajja Ram Indian National Congress
Nalagarh None Hari Naraian Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Kasauli SC Raghu Raj Indian National Congress
Solan None Dr. Rajeev Bindal Bharatiya Janata Party
Pachhad SC Gangu Ram Musafir Indian National Congress
Rainka SC Dr. Prem Singh Indian National Congress
Shillai None Harsh Wardhan Indian National Congress
Paonta Doon None Sukh Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Nahan None Sadanand Chauhan Lok Jan Shakti Party
Kotkehloor None Thakur Ram Lal Indian National Congress
Bilaspur None Tilak Raj Indian National Congress
Ghumarwin None Karam Dev Dharmani Bharatiya Janata Party
Geharwin SC Dr. Beeru Ram Kishore Independent
Nadaun None Sukhvinder Singh Indian National Congress
Hamirpur None Anita Verma Indian National Congress
Bamsan None Prem Kumar Dhumal Bharatiya Janata Party
Mewa SC Ishwar Dass Dhiman Bharatiya Janata Party
Nadaunta None Baldev Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
Gagret SC Kuldeep Kumar Indian National Congress
Chintpurni None Rakesh Kalia Indian National Congress
Santokgarh None Mukesh Agnihotri Indian National Congress
Una None Satpal Singh Satti Bharatiya Janata Party
Kutlehar None Virender Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party
Nurpur None Sat Mahajan Indian National Congress
Gangath SC Bodh Raj Indian National Congress
Jawali None Sujan Singh Indian National Congress
Guler None Chander Kumar Indian National Congress
Jaswan None Bikram Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Pragpur SC Naveen Dhiman Independent
Jawalamukhi None Ramesh Chand Bharatiya Janata Party
Thural None Ravinder Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
Rajgir SC Atma Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Baijnath None Sudhir Sharma Indian National Congress
Palampur None Brij Behari Lal Indian National Congress
Sulah None Jagjiwan Paul Indian National Congress
Nagrota None G.s. Bali Indian National Congress
Shahpur None Major Vijay Singh Mankotia Indian National Congress
Dharamsala None Chandresh Kumari Indian National Congress
Kangra None Surinder Kumar Indian National Congress
Bhattiyat None Kuldip Singh Pathania Independent
Banikhet None Asha Kumari Indian National Congress
Rajnagar SC Surinder Bhardwaj Indian National Congress
Chamba None Harsh Mahajan Indian National Congress
Bharmour ST Thakar Singh Indian National Congress
Lahaul And Spiti ST Raghbir Singh Indian National Congress
Kulu None Raj Krishan Gour Indian National Congress
Banjar None Khimi Ram Bharatiya Janata Party
Ani SC Ishwar Dass Indian National Congress
Karsog SC Mast Ram Indian National Congress
Chachiot None Jai Ram Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party
Nachan SC Tek Chand Indian National Congress
Sundernagar None Sohan Lal Thakur Indian National Congress
Balh SC Damodar Dass Bharatiya Janata Party
Gopalpur None Rangila Ram Rao Indian National Congress
Dharampur None Mohinder Singh Loktantrik Morcha Himachal Pradesh
Joginder Nagar None Surender Pal Indian National Congress
Darang None Kaul Singh Indian National Congress
Mandi None Sukh Ram Himachal Vikas Congress

See also

References

  1. ^ "STATISTICAL REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTION, 2003 TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF HIMACHAL PRADESH" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 January 2012.