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Hamirpur (HP) 2019 elections: Anurag Thakur of BJP contested against Congress's Ram Lal Thakur

Hamirpur is one of the four electoral districts of the Lok Sabha located in Himachal Pradesh state. Hamirpur is the smallest district in Himachal Pradesh.
Hamirpur (HP) 2019 elections: Anurag Thakur of BJP contested against Congress's Ram Lal Thakur
Shimla: Hamirpur is one of the four electoral districts of Lok Sabha located in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh, the smallest district of Himachal Pradesh, will also go to the polls in the last phase of the 2019 general elections to be held on May 19. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentarian Anurag Thakur opposed the five times MLA of Congress party's Mr. Naina Devi Ram Lal Thakur.

Anurag Thakur won Hamirpur for the first time in the 2008 campaign when his father Prem Kumar Dhumal stepped after becoming the Prime Minister of the state. Then he won the general election of 2009 and 2014. In 2014, Anurag Singh Thakur defeated Rajinder Singh Frog of Congress by a margin of 66.98 percent votes.

Thakur also worked as Chairman of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI).

Hamirpur has 17 constituencies in the Assembly: Dehara, Jasvan-Pragpur, Dharampur, Bhoranj, Sujanpur, Hamirpur, Badarsar, Nadun, Chintappurni, Gagret, Hadawati, Una, Kutlalhar, Zandutta, Ghumarvi, Bilaspur and Shri Naina Devi.

Hamirpur has been the BJP's stronghold since 1989. Congress last won the Hamirpur headquarters in 1996. While Thakur had been campaigning for a long time, the Congress declared its candidate in early April.

State of Himachal Pradesh saw competition between BJP and Congress Election results will be announced on May 23.