Use of non-biodegradable material and defacement of permanent and semi-permanent nature are also prohibited.
Virbhadra Singh said demonetisation was a “disastrous step” taken in haste without taking people into confidence
Rahul’s visit will be close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled one-day visit on October 3. This will be the first visit of Rahul Gandhi for poll-preparedness of the party.
The Cabinet gave its nod to open new Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department (HPPWD) division at Nerchowk in Mandi district along with creation of 20 posts of various categories for manning the division.
Singh also inaugurated a health sub centre, Dublu in Junga area of Shimla district constructed at a cost of Rs 30.21 lakh and a bridge across Samli khad on Dhamechi-Bhad road in Kasumpti constituency completed at an outlay of Rs 65 lakh.
“Above all, Virbhadra Singh has acquired yet another distinction of not quitting the post even after serious corruption charges,” Amit Shah said.
Although the chances of Amit Shah giving any hint relating to the BJP’s decision on its chief ministerial candidate, party leaders are keeping their fingers crossed on Shah’s plan for the state.
Himachal Pradesh BJP president Satpal Singh Satti is confident of victory in the Assembly elections scheduled to be held later this year. In an interview to Rajesh Chander Sharma, he discusses a range of issues, including allegations of corruption against Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal.
Himachali Bushehri cap created a flutter at an official function in Shimla on Wednesday when Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh left a function mid-way as he reportedly did not find a cap of his choice.
Governor also honoured four national award winners, including Bhupinder Gupta, principal GSSS Bhumti, Krishan Chand, principal GSSS, Paurakothi, Naresh Kumar Shastri, GSSS Shorshan and Shyam Lal CHT GCPS Sagirthin.
The Cabinet meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. The Cabinet, however, dropped the controversial agenda of allowing sale/diversion of land under tea estates aimed to benefit some influential people settled in Palampur and Kangra.
The chief minister told reporters in Sujanpurtira, around 25 km from Hamirpur, that the Congress will return to power as his government had ensured balanced and uniform development in the entire the state.
Jai Chand, 17, is a resident of Bhangadi village, 90 km from Nahan, the district headquarters. Getting there requires a journey by road, and a 30-minute climb up a steep mountain.
“The state had initiated preparations for this campaign from May and Himachal Pradesh was among the eight states where the programme will be launched in the second phase,” he said at a media workshop at Shimla.
“Pained by the loss of lives due to landslide related accidents in HP’s Mandi district. My condolences with the families of the deceased,” Modi tweeted. “I pray for the quick recovery of those injured in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh,” he added.