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Himachal Congress Legislature Party to meet tomorrow

PTI  New Delhi, December 21, 2012
First Published: 17:53 IST(21/12/2012) | Last Updated: 17:56 IST(21/12/2012)

The Himachal Pradesh Congress Legislature Party (CLP) will meet in Shimla on Friday to elect the state's new chief minister.

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Delhi chief minister Shiela Dikshit, AICC general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi and Congress incharge for the state Birender Singh will attend the meeting, Dwivedi told reporters, a day after Congress ousted BJP from power in the state with a wafer-thin majority.

Former chief minister Virbhadra Singh, who was made the PCC chief on the eve of elections and who ran a spirited campaign, appears to be a front runner in the chief minister's race.

He has already said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi will decide who the chief minister will be.

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