Shimla : Monica Bharti has been elected as the new president of the Himachal Indian Youth Congress(IYC) .
The vote count was held here Saturday declaring Bharti winner with 3,880 votes out of a total 4,876 votes . Five other candidates got rest of the votes .
Bharti is the daughter-in-law of former Kangra MP Chander Kumar . She is the wife of Neeraj Bharti a legislator .
The earlier election of Vikramditya Singh son of union minister Virbhadra Singh’s was declared null and void due to violation of the code of conduct .
Interestingly Bharti was openly backed by Virbhadra supporters including Vikramditya .
The Congress unit in the state is faction ridden .