Shimla, Oct 12 (PTI) The BJP today appointed former minister Praveen Sharma as the election management incharge of the party for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls.

The Election Commission today announced that the Himachal Pradesh Assembly election will be held on November 9. Counting of votes will take place on December 18.

The state election committee of the BJP has already shortlisted candidates for all 68 assembly seats but no name has been released yet, a party official said.

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