HP polls: 68-member assembly will have just one woman MLA

Updated: Dec 8 2022 9:50PM

  Shimla, Dec 8 (PTI) The new 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly will have just one woman MLA.  In the November 12 assembly polls, the performance of women candidates was dismal and only one out of 24 in the fray was elected.

The BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress had fielded six, five and three women candidates, but only Reena Kashyap of BJP won the election.

Kashyap, who had won Pachhad (SC) assembly bypoll in 2021, managed to retain her seat.