New Delhi: The Congress and the BJP on Friday welcomed the Election Commission’s announcement of assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh and said they are all geared up for the November 12 polling. BJP president J Nadda appealed to people to elect a government that contributes to the state’s progress. ” Election is the big gest celebration of democracy It is a medium to keep the country and the state on the path of development and good governance, ” he said.
Congress in – charge of Himachal Pradesh Rajiv Shukla claimed the party will win the state with a two-thirds majority.
” The EC has officially announced the election in Himachal Pradesh the nominations start on October 25 and the poll will be held on November 12. The Congress has already started preparations for these polls and is poll-ready, ” he said. The Aam Aadmi Party, which is trying to make a foray into the state’s political landscape, said it is ready for the elections and fully confident of getting the people’s mandate. ” We are ready for the elections, ” AAP leader Durgesh Pathak said when asked for his party’s reaction to the announcement.