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Kings & queen in all 4 Himachal Pradesh seats swear by saffron | India News – Times of India

SHIMLA: The “Modi factor” appears to have done the trick once again for BJP in Himachal Pradesh, making it a hattrick of victories for the party in all four Lok Sabha seats.After failing to open its account in the 2014 and 2019 LS polls, the governing Congress’s hopes of victory were dashed a third time.Despite both the CM and deputy CM being from Hamirpur, Congress could not win this LS seat, nor could it win Shimla seat despite half the cabinet hailing from here.Failure to pit a strong candidate against BJP’s Anurag Thakur, who was contesting his fifth consecutive election from Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat, cost the governing party.Lok Sabha ElectionsAssembly ElectionsCongress had initially planned to field deputy CM Mukesh Agnihotri and his daughter, Aastha Agnihotri, but they refused, ci...