He was elected to the 9th Lok Sabha in 1989 and 10th Lok Sabha in 1991 as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Hamirpur parliamentary constituency in Himachal Pradesh. He also served as the leader of opposition in state legislative assembly of Himachal Pradesh before winning the Lok Sabha bypoll in 2007 from Hamirpur. In the December 2007 elections, his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party, won the elections to the Vidhan Sabha. As he was the Chief Ministerial Candidate,. Daily Pioneer. November 26, 2007 he was chosen as chief minister.
Early years and personal life
Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal born to Capt. Mahant Ram and Smt. Phulmu Devi on 10.04.1944 in the Samirpur Village of Hamipur District, is married to Smt. Sheela Dhumal. They have two sons, Arun & Anurag - who is also an MP and the President of HPCA. Prof. Dhumal, having started his career as an Assistant with the Life Insurance Corporation of India, has climbed to the summit to be the Chief Minister with sheer hard work and single-mindedness of the purpose. Prof. Dhumal is a multi-faceted personality, he is an academician and having completed his Post Graduation in... Read More