New Delhi: Top leaders of ruling BJP and opposition Congress are making their last-ditch efforts as the Himachal assembly polls campaign ends today. Former Chief Minister and state Congress chief Virbhadra Singh, who is facing graft charges, is scheduled to address the public meeting in Kullu and Bilaspur.

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitely is also holding a public meeting in Shimla, while Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal addresses a public meeting in Kangra. All political leaders have tightened their shoes to ensure their party’s victory on the last day of campaign.

Congress leaders of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday addressed several public rallies hitting out at Dhumal government for its failure to tackle the problem of unemployment among the youths of the state.

Single phase polling for the 68 assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 4 and the results will be declared on December 20 under the strong vigil of Election Commission. To ensure free and fair assembly elections in the state, sixty companies of central paramilitary forces, including ITBP and CRPF have been deployed at different polling booths across the state.


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