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Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur calls on PM Narendra Modi

SNS | New Delhi |

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

This was Jai Ram Thakur’s first meeting with the Prime Minister after taking over as Chief Minister on 27 December, an official statement said, terming it a courtesy call.

PM Modi was in Shimla along with his cabinet colleagues and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Thakur and his cabinet.

Meanwhile, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday met with former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh, Congress Himachal chief Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu, Congress Himachal observer Sushilkumar Shinde to discuss party’s performance in state Assembly elections 2017.

(with agency inputs)