Veteran Congress leader and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh stated the political parties don’t have their own religion, and their sole motive should be working for the welfare of the people at large irrespective of region and religion.
Virbhadra Singh, addressing public meeting at the Jeuri in Shimla district, raised concern over the prevailing tension amongst people of minorities in the country and advised BJP led Union Government to ponder over his advice.
The Chief Minister was in Rampur assembly constituency tour where he laid foundation stone of Rs. 118.50 crore Mahatma Gandhi Engineering College at Kotla in Jeuri of district Shimla today.
Virbhadra Singh also inaugurated Sewerage system for Jhakri completed at a cost of Rs 11.50 crore. The scheme will cover three habitations having population of 1130 people.
Technical education Minister, G.S. Bali also taken a jibe at the BJP for making the people of the country dream of ‘Ache Din’ and added that the Bihar elections showed dust to BJP and their ‘Bure Din’ (Bad days) have started. Bali said
the people of the country can’t be befooled in the name of ‘Ache Din’ anymore
The Minister said that the policies of the BJP were framed to benefit the rich and the business community. He said that the rates of pulses, edible oil have sky rocketed. However, much needed relief was being provided to the people of the State by giving them subsidized ration.
Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes, Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Nand Lal, Vice-Chairman, HPSIDC, Atul Sharma, were also present on the occasion amongst others.