Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is bordered by states of Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Haryana on the southwest, Uttarakhand on the southeast, and Tibet on the east. At its southernmost point, it also touches the state of Uttar Pradesh. The state's name was coined by acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma, one of the state's eminent Sanskrit scholars.
The higher reaches of Himachal will be a test of physical fitness and stamina for poll staff who will have to lug EVMs, VVPAT machines and other voting paraphernalia to several stations that are.. IndiaTimes - Published