Himachal elections: Former Congress President Kuldeep Rathore wants to contest from Theog, sought ticket

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Kuldeep Singh Rathore, a resident of Kumarsain in Shimla, has also been the party spokesperson for a long time. He is also a lawyer by profession.
Kuldeep Singh Rathore has been the President of the Pradesh Congress Committee for three and a half years.

Shimla. In Himachal Pradesh, the stir regarding the assembly elections has intensified. Congress has sought applications from those who want to contest elections and applications have been sought till 5 pm on September 1. In this episode, on Wednesday, National Spokesperson of Congress Party and former State Congress President Kuldeep Rathore has applied for ticket from Theog assembly constituency of Shimla. In the afternoon, Rathore reached the party headquarters Rajiv Bhawan and handed over the application form to the state president Pratibha Singh.

Actually, recently Rathore celebrated his birthday with supporters on Monday. In the public meeting, people had appealed to Kuldeep Singh Rathore to contest from Theog. On this, Kuldeep Singh Rathore said that I have to pay the debt of my birth land, so I gladly accept your request. After Rathore entered the electoral fray, the election campaign in Theog has intensified.

was won in the by-election

Kuldeep Singh Rathore has been associated with Congress for a long time. Congress’s frontal organization has worked for a long time in NSUI and Youth Congress. After this he also held many positions in PCC. He became the President of the State Congress. Under his leadership, the Congress had won four seats in the by-elections. Along with this, the Congress had performed brilliantly in the elections of Municipal Corporation and Panchayati Raj organizations. Kuldeep Singh Rathore has been the President of the Pradesh Congress Committee for three and a half years.

who is rathor

Kuldeep Singh Rathore has a long experience of working in the organization. He also had many responsibilities regarding work in the organization. Rathore started his political career from college day and joined NSUI in the year 1978. After this he was the state president of NSUI from 1981 to 1987. He was also elected president of the Central Students Union in 1979-80. Rathore has been the chief spokesperson of the Congress and the head of media and frontal organizations. He was also a contender for Congress ticket from Kasumpti and Theog constituencies in the last assembly elections. Kuldeep Singh Rathore, a resident of Kumarsain in Shimla, has also been the party spokesperson for a long time. He is also a lawyer by profession.

Theog is a stronghold of Congress, but lost the last election

Theog of Shimla has been a Congress stronghold. However, the Congress lost the election from here and Rakesh Singha of the CPM became the MLA from here. Earlier, Congress veteran Vidya Stokes has been an MLA from here. She has been a nine-time MLA. Now being more than 90 years old, she has now shunned active politics. In the last election, Virbhadra Singh had also decided to contest from here, but later he changed his seat. Here the Congress had to lose the election due to factionalism and misunderstanding regarding the selection of the candidate.

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Tags: Himachal Congress, Himachal pradesh, Shimla News

FIRST PUBLISHED : September 01, 2022, 10:05 IST

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