Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state government was ensuring all round development of every section of the society and every part of the state. The Chief Minister said this while presiding over the closing ceremony of district level Kuthah Fair in Seraj Assembly Constituency. He also performed Puja at Tungasi Mahamaya temple.
Jai Ram Thakur said that fairs and festivals are part of our rich cultural heritage. He also expressed satisfaction that the people of Seraj area have kept their tradition and culture intact and have made rigorous efforts to promote their culture. He said that the Kuthah fair has still maintained its glory and our rich tradition should be forwarded to future generation as well.
Chief Minister said that the state government has ensured uninterrupted pace of development in the state even during Covid pandemic. He said that it is the commitment of the state government that unprecedented and unparallel development has been witnessed in the state during the present tenure of the government.
Jai Ram Thakur said that women constitute 50 percent of the population of the state, therefore to facilitate them the state government has reduced the bus fare for women by 50 percent in HRTC buses. Besides this, the state government also decided to enhance free electricity from 60 units to 125 units. The decision of the government to provide free electricity of 60 units has benefitted 11 lakh consumers in the state. Similarly, the decision of free water supply in rural areas of the state would benefit 90 percent population of the state.
Chief Minister said that it was a matter of pride for the people of Himachal Pradesh that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation from the Ridge, Shimla on the completion of 8 years of central government on 31st May. Ministers and Member of Parliament and about 18 lakh people from across the nation would join the programme from their respective district headquarters. Beside this, crores of population of the country would also be watching live telecast of the programme.