The list includes veteran leader and former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal who will contest from Sujanpur segment. Former Congress leader Anil Sharma who joined the BJP camp has been fielded from Mandi. Former Minister Rajeev Bindal will be contesting from Nahan whereas Narinder Bragta has been roped in for Jubbal-kotkhai seat.
The Himalayan state will go to poll on November 9 and counting will take place on December 9. In 2012 under the leadership of Virbhadra Singh Congress had grabbed the state from BJP.