Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur received greetings on new year from his counterparts in different States, Union Ministers, former Chief Ministers, senior party leaders, Ministers of various States, his cabinet colleagues, members of Legislative Assembly, Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of various Boards and Corporations, Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors of Municipal Corporation, Shimla, senior bureaucrats, heads of Departments and other senior officers.
Chief Minister wished a very happy new year to Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephonically and expressed hope that India would emerge as world power under his leadership.
Earlier in the morning, Jai Ram Thakur also called on Governor Bandaru Dattatraya at Raj Bhawan and wished him happy new year.
Chief Minister called up National President BJP Jagat Prakash Nadda and wished him a very happy new year.
People from all walks of life visited official residence of Chief Minister at Oak Over early in the morning and later a large number of people also reached his office to extend their good wishes on new year. He also received greetings through telephone calls.