Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee

Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) is the unit of the Indian National Congress, working in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Congress leader Y. S. Parmar, Ram Lal Thakur and Virbhadra Singh from Congress represented the state since 1951. Its head office is situated at Rajiv Bhawan in Shimla. Kuldeep Singh Rathore is the current president.[1]

Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee
PresidentPratibha Singh
ChairpersonMukesh Agnihotri
HeadquartersRajiv Bhawan, Near HPTDC, Shimla-171001, Himachal Pradesh
Youth wingHimachal Pradesh Youth Congress
Women's wingHimachal Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee
Ideology
AllianceUnited Progressive Alliance
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 4
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 3
Seats in Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
22 / 68
Election symbol
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Smt. Sonia Gandhi and the Shri A. K. Antony at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Rohtang Tunnel Project, in Manali, Himachal Pradesh on June 28, 2010
The Chairperson, National Advisory Council, Smt. Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone for the Rohtang Tunnel Project, in Manali, Himachal Pradesh on June 28, 2010
The Chairperson, National Advisory Council, Smt. Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone for the Rohtang Tunnel Project, in Manali, Himachal Pradesh

List of chief ministers of Himachal Pradesh from Indian National Congress(1963–present)Edit

In 1963, Himachal Pradesh, though being a Union Territory, was provided with a Legislative Assembly. The Territorial Council was converted into the Legislative Assembly of the Union Territory. The assembly has its first sitting on 1 October 1971. On 18 December 1970 the State of Himachal Pradesh Act was passed by Parliament and the new state came into being on 25 January 1971 as the 18th state of the Indian Union.

No[a] Portrait Name Constituency Term of office Assembly

(election)

From To Days in office
(1)   Yashwant Singh Parmar Renuka 1 July 1963 4 March 1967 18 years,

30 days

1st

(Territorial Council)

4 March 1967 25 January 1971
25 January 1971 10 March 1972 2nd

(1967 election)

10 March 1972 28 January 1977 3rd

(1972 election)

2   Thakur Ram Lal Jubbal Kotkhai 28 January 1977 30 April 1977 3 years

,144 days

3rd

(1972 election)

14 February 1980 15 June 1982 4th

(1977 election)

15 June 1982 7 April 1983 5th

(1982 election)

3   Virbhadra Singh Jubbal Kotkhai 8 April 1983 8 March 1985 21 years.

11 days

8 March 1985 5 March 1990 6th

(1985 elections)

Rohru 3 December 1993 23 March 1998 8th

(1993 elections)

6 March 2003 30 December 2007 10th

(2003 elections)

Shimla Rural 25 December 2012 27 December 2017 12th

(2012 elections)

List of Current Members of the Himachal Legislative AssemblyEdit

hideNo. Constituency Member of Legislative Assembly Remarks
Chamba District
1 Dalhousie Asha Kumari Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
Kangra District
2 Fatehpur Bhawani Singh Pathania Won in 2021 bypoll
3 Kangra Pawan Kumar Kajal
4 Palampur Ashish Butail
Kullu District
5 Kullu Sunder Singh Thakur
Hamirpur District
6 Sujanpur Rajinder Rana
7 Barsar Inder Dutt Lakhanpal
8 Nadaun Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu
Una District
9 Haroli Mukesh Agnihotri Leader Of Opposition
10 Una Satpal Raizada
Bilaspur District
11 Sri Naina Deviji Ram Lal Thakur
Solan District
12 Arki Sanjay Awasthy Won in 2021 bypoll
13 Nalagarh Lakhvinder Singh Rana
14 Solan (SC) Col. (Retd.) Dhani Ram Shandil
Sirmaur District
15 Sri Renukaji (SC) Vinay Kumar
16 Shillai Harshwardhan Chauhan
Shimla District
17 Kasumpati Anirudh Singh
18 Shimla Rural Vikramaditya Singh
19 Jubbal-Kotkhai Rohit Thakur Won in 2021 bypoll
20 Rampur (SC) Nand Lal
21 Rohru (SC) Mohan Lal Brakta
Kinnaur District
22 Kinnaur (ST) Jagat Singh Negi

List of Current Members of Lok SabhaEdit

No. Constituency Member of Lok Sabha Photo Date of

Elected

1 Mandi Pratibha Singh   2 November 2021

List of all Rajya Sabha members of Himachal Pradesh from Indian National CongressEdit

Name Date of appointment Date of retirement Term
C L Varma 03/04/1952 02/04/1958 1
03/04/1964 02/04/1970 2
Lila Devi 03/04/1956 02/04/1962 1
Shiva Nand Ramaul 03/04/1962 02/04/1968 1
Satyavati Dang 03/04/1968 02/04/1974 1
Roshan Lal 03/04/1970 02/04/1976 1
03/04/1976 02/04/1982 2
03/04/1982 02/04/1988 3
Jagannath Bharadwaj 10/04/1972 09/01/1978 1
Gian Chand Totu 03/04/1974 02/04/1980 1
Usha Malhotra 03/04/1980 02/04/1986 1
Anand Sharma 10/04/1984 09/04/1990 1
03/04/2004 02/04/2010 2
03/04/2016 02/04/2022 4
Chandan Sharma 03/04/1986 02/04/1992 1
Sushil Barongpa 03/04/1988 02/04/1994 1
Sushil Barongpa 03/04/1994 02/04/2000 2
Chandresh Kumari 10/04/1996 09/04/2002 1
Viplove Thakur 10/04/2006 09/04/2012 1
10/04/2014 09/04/2020 2

TimelineEdit

Jai Ram ThakurPrem Kumar DhumalVirbhadra SinghShanta KumarThakur Ram LalYashwant Singh Parmar

Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly electionEdit

Year Party leader Seats won Change
in seats
Outcome
1952 Yashwant Singh Parmar
24 / 36
New Government
1967
34 / 60
 10 Government
1972 Thakur Ram Lal
53 / 68
  19 Government
1977
9 / 68
  44 Opposition
1982
31 / 68
  22 Government
1985 Virbhadra Singh
58 / 68
  27 Government
1990
9 / 68
 49 Opposition
1993
52 / 68
  43 Government
1998
31 / 68
  21 Opposition
2003
43 / 68
  12 Government
2007
23 / 68
  20 Opposition
2012
36 / 68
  13 Government
2017
21 / 68
 15 Opposition
2022 Pratibha Singh TBD TBD TBD

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ A number inside brackets indicates that the incumbent has previously held office.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rahul Gandhi appointed senior Congress leader Kuldeep Singh Rathore new state president". The News Himachal. Shimla: The News Himachal. PTI. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 10 January 2019.

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