BJP likely to pick Himachal poll candidates today

ANI | Updated: Oct 14, 2017 11:04 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 14 (ANI): Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is likely to pick the candidates for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly election on Saturday.

The BJP Central Election Committee will finalise the party's candidates in the meeting in New Delhi today for the election, which is scheduled to be held on the November 9.

The committee comprises of top leaders including party president Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

BJP lost to Congress in the 2012 assembly elections, where Virbhadra Singh took over the chair as the Chief Minister of the state.

Earlier this year, BJP won the Shimla Municipal Elections by securing 17 out of 34 seats. (ANI)