Shimla, April 9 -- After bagging Solan and Palampur municipal corporations, Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore said the poll outcome was a referendum for the policies of the Jai Ram Thakur-led BJP government.

In a scathing attack on the BJP, Rathore said despite being in power, BJP was only able to win one of the four MCs with full majority, which suggests that there is a strong undercurrent against the ruling party.

Saying that the victories in Palmapur and Solan will energise the party cadre, Rathore dedicated the victory in the MC polls to the party workers

"BJP only won the Mandi MC where the CM had to campaign from door-to-door, making it a prestige issue. BJP resorted to pressuring and influencing vot...