Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh introduced to make the town of Dharamshala the second capital of Himachal Pradesh


In a serious political determination within the election yr, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday introduced that the town of Dharamsala in Kangra district would be the second capital of the state. Tenting at Dharamsala nowadays throughout his annual winter trip, the Chief Minister stated that the town, about 250 km from the state capital Shimla, has a historical past and significance of its personal and is totally worthy of changing into the second capital of the state.

He stated that Dharamshala has particular significance and significance within the low mendacity areas of the state together with Kangra, Chamba, Hamirpur and Una districts.

A press release quoting the Chief Minister stated that the individuals of those areas would now get the advantage of this particular standing and wouldn’t must journey lengthy distances to Shimla for his or her work.

He stated that Dharamsala is already prominently marked not solely within the map of India however due to its significance to the world resulting from a number of causes together with the residence of the Dalai Lama.

Distinguished personalities from all around the world go to this hill city all year long.

The Chief Minister stated that the total winter session of the State Legislative Meeting was first held exterior Shimla in December 2005.

A full-fledged meeting constructing exists in Dharamsala, the inspiration of which was laid in 2006 throughout his final time period. Town has already witnessed the holding of 12 winter periods of the Vidhan Sabha.

Virbhadra Singh stated that he had began the observe of annual winter migration in 1994 to take heed to the individuals and see the progress of improvement work being finished within the space.

BJP chief and former two-time Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal termed this determination of the federal government solely to woo voters earlier than the elections.

“The Congress authorities has failed to meet its guarantees made over the last elections. Now it’s an try and woo them,” he advised IANS.

Kangra is the biggest district of the state with 15 meeting seats out of 68.

Polling in Himachal Pradesh is to be held by December.

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