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Congress has suffered a huge blow on Himachal Pradesh's only Rajya Sabha seat (Himachal Rajya Sabha Seat Congress), after BJP winning this seat, a crisis has arisen to save the government in the state. BJP MLA, former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition Jairam Thakur. Reached Himachal Raj Bhavan today to meet the Governor under the chairmanship of.

Actually BJP is demanding floor test of Sukhu government.

After the victory of BJP candidate in Rajya Sabha Elections (Rajya Sabha Elections 2024), there is political turmoil in Himachal Pradesh.

"Sukhu government has lost its moral right to remain in power"

The state BJP legislature party met Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla on Wednesday morning and appealed to him for a floor test of the Sukhu government.

On meeting Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla, former Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur said, "From the political point of view of the recent developments in Himachal Pradesh, it can be said that the state government has lost the moral right to remain in power." " 


On meeting Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla, Himachal Pradesh LoP Jairam Thakur says, "From the recent political point of view of the developments that have taken place in Himachal Pradesh, it can be said that The state government has lost the moral right to stay in power. ..."

— ANI (@ANI) February 28, 2024

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Congress's defeat on Himachal's Rajya Sabha seat

The effect of cross voting has been seen on Congress in Himachal.

Congress has lost its only Rajya Sabha seat in the state.

Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi has suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of BJP's Harsh Mahajan.

Due to cross voting of 6 Congress MLAs, trouble arose for the party, while 3 independent MLAs also did not support the Congress.

The question has also arisen whether after losing the Rajya Sabha seat, clouds of crisis are looming over the Sukhu government. 

Demand for floor test of Sukhu government

BJP is now demanding floor test of Sukhu government, perhaps BJP leaders are meeting the Governor with this demand.

Let us tell you that this happened for the first time, when the victory or defeat of a candidate in the Rajya Sabha elections had to be decided by casting lots, because the candidates of both the parties had got equal number of votes.

Even after casting the ballot, Congress lost and BJP's Harsh Mahajan won the Rajya Sabha elections. 

Cross voting spoiled Congress' game in Himachal

Elections were held on Tuesday (27 February) for a total of 15 Rajya Sabha seats in UP, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh.

Of these, BJP has won a total of 10 seats.

BJP won 8 out of 10 seats in UP.

The party also won one seat in Karnataka.

BJP has also won the only seat of Himachal.

Congress won 3 seats in Karnataka.

SP captured 2 seats in UP.

The word 'Cross Voting' is more discussed than voting in Rajya Sabha elections.

Many MLAs of Samajwadi Party in UP and Congress in Karnataka-Himachal Pradesh voted beyond the party line.