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Kangra is one of the 4 Lok Sabha constituencies of Himachal Pradesh.
According to the census, the total population of Kangra is 17,55,977, among which 21.27% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 9.13% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 6.70% of voters live in urban areas while 93.30% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 12,58,601 voters, there are 6,45,888 male voters while 6,12,713 voters are females.
The sitting MP Shanta Kumar from BJP defeated INC's Chander Kumar by a huge margin of 170,072 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 64% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Kangra is out, as Kishan Kapoor of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against Pawan Kajal (Indian National Congress). The former garnered 725218 votes and won by a whopping margin of 477,623 votes.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Kishan Kapoor while the Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Kehar Singh. Pawan Kumar Kajal was the candiate from Indian National Congress.