Hindustan Times, Shimla/Dharamshala | By Gaurav Bisht/Naresh K Thakur, Shimla/dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 10:16 PM IST
With less than 24 hours left for withdrawing names from the fray, the saffron party has pressed irrigation and public health minister Mahender Singh Thakur and education minister Suresh Bhardwaj into damage-control exercise.
Hindustan Times | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 11:02 PM IST
As per sources, the former minister Kishan Kapoor was keen for the ticket for his son Shashwat Kapoor but the BJP is said to have refused his request, paving the way for a new leader to take over reins.
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:50 PM IST
The Dharamshala assembly constituency fell vacant after sitting MP and former minister, Kishan Kapoor was elected to Lok Sabha in May.