CM given rousing welcome on his arrival to Shimla

Shimla (QNN)

Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu received a rousing welcome upon his return to Shimla from Delhi today. The Congress party workers showered flowers on the Chief Minister as he made his way from Hotel Marina to Oak Over, accompanied by the rhythmic beats of drums.

In an informal interaction with journalists, the Chief Minister expressed his gratitude for the blessings, prayers, and well-wishes from the people of Himachal Pradesh during his recovery period. He said that while doctors advised him to rest and maintain a proper diet, he remains committed to fulfilling his governmental duties.

Emphasizing the state government’s determination, the Chief Minister said that the present state government has set a goal to make Himachal Pradesh a self-reliant state within four years and the most prosperous state in the country within the next decade. He said that the present state government is making earnest efforts in this direction and a cabinet meeting has been scheduled for November 18.

Thakur Sukhvinder SIngh Sukhu expressed gratitude to all cabinet members and officers for their responsible handling of duties during his brief absence from Shimla. Responding to a question, the Chief Minister said that he will not participate in the election campaigns across the five states, but victory of Congress party in these Vidhan Sabha elections is certain.

Extending Diwali greetings to the people of the state, the Chief Minister conveyed his wishes for joy and prosperity. He expressed his commitment to rallying collective efforts towards furthering the state’s development agenda.

On this occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri, Health Minister Colonel Dhani Ram Shandil, Industries Minister Harsh Vardhan Chauhan, Education Minister Rohit Thakur, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Anirudh Singh, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Chaudhary Ram Kumar, Ashish Butail, Sanjay Awasthi, MLAs, Chief Minister Political Advisor Sunil Sharma, Principal Advisor (Media) Naresh Chauhan, Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena and senior officials, Chairman and Vice Chairman of various boards and corporations, Congress officials and other dignitaries were present.