Himachal Pradesh

On Recent Election Results

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:

Of the three elections that have taken place, the BJP has got a sweeping victory in Gujarat. But it has lost the other two elections – the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls and the Delhi municipal corporation election.

On Assembly Election Results

The Gujarat assembly election results show that the BJP has nothing much to celebrate. Although it has won a majority to form a government, it has got the lowest number of seats in the last two decades. It is expected to win around hundred seats compared to 115 last time – a big fall from the “Mission 150” declared by BJP President Amit Shah. The erosion in support can also be seen from the fact that in the Lok Sabha election of 2014 the BJP had led in 165 assembly segments.

CPI(M) Victory in Theog

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) congratulates the people of Theog assembly constituency in Himachal Pradesh for electing the CPI(M) candidate Rakesh Singha. This victory is all the more significant as it comes in the background of a highly polarised election between two major parties.

Raid on Shimla Party Office Condemned

The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the police raid on the CPI(M) State Committee office in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The police broke open the door and damaged furniture in the office and arrested more than a dozen people including the SFI all India President, Sivadasan. Those arrested including the SFI President were beaten in police custody.