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Himachal throws a 'red' surprise as CPM wins Theog constituency

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Rakesh Singha CPM leader Rakesh Singha who won Theog constituency in Himachal Pradesh during a party rally. Photo: CPI (M)/Twitter

New Delhi: The CPM on Monday dedicated its victory in the Theog seat of Himachal Pradesh to the people of the constituency who "reposed faith in the party to protect their rights and work for their interest" in the state assembly.

In a statement, the CPM politburo said the victory of its candidate Rakesh Singha was significant as it came against the background of a highly polarized election between two major parties.

"This victory reflects the faith the people of Theog have reposed in the CPM to protect their rights and work for their interests in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly," the party said.

Singha is one of the most prominent faces of the party in Himachal Pradesh.

He had in 1993 won the election from the Shimla seat and had secured around 10,000 votes while contesting from the Theog seat in the 2012 assembly election.

This is the second time he will be an MLA in the 68-seat HP Assembly.

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