Aggrieved over the ticket denial, Congress leader from Manali Dharamvir Dhami has threatened to revolt against congress official candidate Bhuvneshwar Gaur. He declared that if the party high command did not review its decision in three days’ time he would resign from the party and will contest election as independent.
Congress candidate Bhuvneshwar Gaur is a son of late Rajkishan Gaur, who ruled the Congress politics in Kullu for decades.
On the other hand, rebellion on Kullu seat are coming to fore and congress leader Satya Prakash and his supporters also rebelled against Sunder Thakur and announced that his wife Prem Lata Thakur, a member of the zila Parishad, will contest from Kullu Sadar.
In the second meeting, Satya Prakash, the former minister, who was also a staunch supporter of Virbhadra, but was denied the ticket as he does not fit in the party ticket allotment criteria, held a meeting with his supporters at Bhuntar and decided to rebel against Sundar Thakur, fielded from Kullu Sadar.
Satya Prakash used to contest from Banjar. But some of the panchayats from Banjar were shifted to Kullu Sadar after delimitation and he decided to contest from Kullu. His wife Prem Lata was also in the ticket fray.