Himachal Pradesh: Congress likely to form next government, rebel candidates hold the key
- The Congress had campaigned extensively in Himachal Pradesh, urging voters to maintain the tradition of voting out the incumbent
Himachal Pradesh has followed the tradition of alternating governments in the past four decades and the Congress and the BJP were directly pitted against each other in the hill state. Congress is looking to form the next government in the 68 member state assembly as it was leading in 40 seats, according to data on the Election Commission website.
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