Over 8,000 Women Perform Folk Dance In International Kullu Dussehra Festival: Himachal Pradesh
In Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu, around 8,000 women attired in traditional outfits took part in international Kullu Dussehra festival and performed folk dance at Rath Maidan on October 7. The festival is val commenced on October 5, and the cold dance marked day three of the festival. Notably, on day one, PM Modi, CM Jai Ram Thakur and Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar participated in the opening ceremony.
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PM Narendra Modi To Inaugurate AIIMS In Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
PM Narendra Modi will dedicate the AIIMS in Bilaspur to people on October 5, said Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur. During a cultural event organised by the Students' Central Association of Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College at Tanda, near Dharamsala, Jai Ram Thakur said, "Modi will inaugurate the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bilaspur." He said it's a proud moment for HP to have AIIMS.
Tags: AIIMS, Himachal Pradesh, jai ram thakur, PM Narendra Modi, aiims bilaspur
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Himachal Pradesh BJP Vice President Praveen Sharma Passes Away At 65
Himachal Pradesh unit's BJP Vice President Praveen Sharma has passed away at the age of 65, on August 4 in Una district. Sharma breathed his last at his Amb kaswa residence, and is now survived by his wife and son. CM Jai Ram Thakur and BJP president JP Nadda expressed their grief over Sharma's demise. "I have lost my soul," said former CM Dhumal.
Tags: Praveen Sharma, jai ram thakur, JP Nadda, Dhumal, Himachal Pradesh
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HP CM Orders Beefing Up Of Security Along State Borders
Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur has ordered the beefing up of security along the borders with other states. This comes after some Khalistani flags were found tied to the gates of the state assembly. Thakur has condemned the incident, and urged the state's residents to maintain peace in the state. Thakur shared, "We will soon review the security system at our borders with other states."
Tags: jai ram thakur, Himachal Pradesh, Khalistan, Security, state borders
HP Signs MoU With NHLML For Ropeways Construction Under Parvatmala Scheme
The Himachal Pradesh state government has signed an MoU with the National Highways Logistics Management Limited (NHLML) for the construction of ropeways under the Parvatmala scheme. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has described it as a significant MoU. As many as seven ropeway projects reaching a total length of 57.1 kilometres would be constructed in the state. This would cost up to Rs 3.232 crores.
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Jai Ram Thakur To Retain CM Face In Himachal Pradesh's Upcoming Assembly Elections
BJP's National president JP Nadda stated that Himachal Pradesh's CM Jai Ram Thakur will continue to be the CM if BJP wins the upcoming state assembly elections, later this year. He further stated that other than 10-15% of the ministers, everyone will be retained. "BJP will contest the Assembly Elections under his leadership (Jai Ram Thakur)," JP Nadda told the reporters.
Tags: JP Nadda, BJP, Himachal Pradesh, jai ram thakur, Assembly Polls
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Seven-Time MLA And Ex-Himachal Minister Sujan Singh Pathania Dies At 77
Veteran congress leader and sitting MLA of Himachal Pradesh assembly Sujan Singh Pathania passed away on February 12, after prolonged illness. The 77-year-old Congressman was a seven-time MLA and a sitting Minister at HP cabinet. Born in Lahore, Singh earlier worked as a range officer in HP forest department, later joined Janata Party in 1977 and finally Congress in 1980. HP Governor Bandaru Dattatreya, and CM Jai Ram Thakur expressed grief… read-more
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Himachal Pradesh: CM Announces Aid For Fire Affected Families in Kinnaur
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has instructed the district administration to provide the people of the fire-affected areas in Kinnaur, a financial aid of Rs 10,000. Reportedly, due to a fire that broke out in Purbani,10 houses sustained damages. However, no casualties have been reported and the concerned authorities have already dispatched the aid to the people.
Tags: Massive Fire, jai ram thakur, financial support
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