Parliamentary Constituency: Hamirpur (previously part of Mandi)
Assembly Constituency: Dharampur
State: Himachal Pradesh
Tehsil:Sandhole -- Earlier part of Sarkaghat, Sandhole was upgraded from sub tehsil to Tehsil in year 2011
Development Blocks : 3
Gram-Panchayats No: 9 -- Sandhole, Dattwar, Ghanala, Gawala, Sohar, Neri, Kothwan, Dhalara, Beri ...
Villages: Bahn, Balyali, Beri, Bhoor, Chatraun, Chhej (Chej), Cholangar, Dattwar, Dhalara, Deori, Dyol, Gehra, Ghanala (Upper & Lower), Gardhar, Gowala, Jamula, Kachhali, Kaltri, Kandroh, Kanohi, Kothwan, Kothuwan, Kun, Kuhat, Kujabalh, Lasrana, Marhi, Naingal, Neri, Nichli Beri, Rawara, Soohar, Seoh, Tarker, Tor Khola, Taurkhola, ...to name a few, but list is long
Deori - situated near bus stand , Basantpur camp and it is in the centre of sandhole
Police Post: Sandhole
Punjab National Bank --This branch is fully computerised. IFSC code: PUNB0209900, Branch Code: 209900
H.P. State Co-Op Bank
UCO Bank This branch came into operation in year 2014. UCO Bank Sandhol Branch IFSC Code UCBA0002937
Sub Post Office: Sandhole and the Pincode is 176090
Hospital: Govt. Rural Hospital - at Hatnala Bazaar
Area Profile of Sandhole Town
As of 2011 India Census
Lok Sabha Representation:
Till 2008 (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) Sandhole was the part of Mandi Parliamentary contituency. In the Fourteenth Lok Sabha Sandhole was represented by Smt. Pratibha Singh Cong(I), spouse of Shri Virbhadra Singh.
But after the delimitation process of 2008 Sandhole is the party of Hamirpur constituency.
Mr Anurag Thakur of BJP, son of Prem Kumar Dhumal has won the year 2008 election. Anurag Thakur defeated his nearest rival, Narinder Thakur of the Congress, son of Late Thakur Jagdev Chand by more than 72 thousand votes. This second consecutive win for him. He had also won the by-election in May 2008 by 174,666 votes, defeating Congress candidate O.P. Rattan.
HP Vidhan Sabha - Dharampur respresentation:
Dharampur Assembly Constituency is represented by Thakur Mahender Singh, BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY.
Profile: Son of late Shri Bali Ram; born at Richhli, Distt. Mandi on 22nd February 1950 ; Under-Graduate; educated at Merrut (UP); married to Smt. Parmila Devi; one son and two daughters; Ex-Serviceman and Horticulturist. Involved in construction of temples and helping poor labours.
Elected to State Legislative Assembly in February 1990 as an Independent; elected again in 1993 as Congress candidate, in 1998 on H.V.C. ticket, in 2003 as Lok Tantrik Morcha (H.P.) candidate, and in 2007 on B.J.P. ticket. He has a unique record of being elected to the Assembly in five consective electionss, on five different election symbols. He extended his record by winning this seat in year 2013 election for sixth time.
He was cabinets minister in the Prof Dhumal led BJP govt. He held the portfolio Transport department from 2009-2012. He also remained as a Cabinet Minister during his previous term 1998-2003 and held various portfolios including Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Excise and Taxation and PWD during the 1998 - 2001.
Great Infrastucture of Sandhole
Proposed Bus stand:
For the last 40 years, Khad at Basantpur has being used a Bus stand. Govt has unable to find a suitable place and develop a bus stand. After a long site was identified though it is again in the khad and work started but half constructed building looks older & more deserted than forts of Rajsthan.