HP assembly polls: Virbhadra Singh files nomination from Arki constituency | India News

SHIMLA: Six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday filed his nomination from the Arki Assembly constituency in Solan district for the November 9 condition polls.

Singh experienced vacated the Shimla (rural) seat for his son Vikramaditya Singh and shifted to Arki.

It was a show of energy as hundreds of supporters and get together personnel greeted the main minister outside the house the business of the assistant returning officer.

This is for the fourth time that the 83-12 months-old Congress leader has shifted his constituency. He experienced contested from Jubbal and Kotkhai in 1983 and 1985, Rohroo in 1990, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2007, and shifted to Shimla Rural in 2012 soon after the Rohroo seat was reserved for Plan Caste.

Right after submitting his nominations, Singh mentioned the Congress would contest the approaching elections on advancement plank and return to ability with at ease the greater part.

“The choice of demonetisation and hasty implementation of the Goods and Service tax (GST) will charge closely to the BJP as it has triggered harassment and hardship to the two traders and the typical gentleman,” he mentioned.

The costs have absent up soon after GST, even though traders are up in arms against the new tax procedure, he mentioned.

Using a dig at condition Congress main Sukkhwinder Singh Sukhu, who is contesting from Naudan, the main minister mentioned, “As for every policies, the condition Congress president ought to handle polls instead of contesting them. But if he (Sukhwinder) has determined to enter the fray, an individual else ought to be manufactured the condition get together main for smooth conduct of elections,”

Both equally the leaders have been at loggerheads with every single other.

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