Just days ahead of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, 26 Congress leaders joined the BJP on Monday. This comes as a big jolt to the Congress party with less than a week to go for the polling. The elections will be on Nov 12 & results will be declared on December 8.

    

26 Congress leaders join BJP ahead of Himachal Pradesh elections

WHAT?

Just days ahead of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, 26 Congress leaders joined the BJP on Monday. 

WHEN?

Himachal Pradesh will go to the polls on November 12. The counting of votes will take place on December 8.

WHO?

Among those who joined hands with the BJP is former Congress general secretary Dharampal Thakur, former secretary Akash Saini, former councillor Rajan Thakur, former district vice president Amit Mehta, Mehr Singh Kanwar, Youth Congress president Rahul Negi, Jai Maa Shakti Social Sansthan president Joginder Thakur, Naresh Verma, Chamyana ward member Yogendra Singh, taxi union member Rakesh Chauhan, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage Shimla president Dharmendra Kumar, Virendra Sharma, Rahul Rawat, Sonu Sharma, Arun Kumar, Shivam Kumar, and Gopal Thakur, as per ANI reports.