Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the closing ceremony of National Level Holi Utsav Sujanpur in Hamirpur district today by participating in Shobha Yatra. Thousands of people dressed in their traditional best participated in the procession Shobha Yatra from almost all parts of the district.
Earlier, the Chief Minister participated in the Pagri Ceremony and performed Puja at Murli Manohar Mandir at Sujanpur.
Later, the Chief Minister also visited the exhibition at Mela Ground set up by various Departments, Boards and Corporation and evinced keen interest in it.
Earlier, the Chief Minister inaugurated Cow Sanctuary at Kheri constructed at a cost of Rs. 2.55 crore.
Chief Minister also distributed prizes to winners of various events on the occasion.
Former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virender Kanwar, Deputy Chief Whip Kamlesh Kumari, MLA Hamirpur Narender Thakur, Vice Chairman HRTC Vijay Agnihotri, Vice Chairman Gau Sewa Aayog Ashok Sharma, State Convener Kaushal Vikas Nigam Naveen Sharma, Chairman APMC Ajay Sharma, Deputy Commissioner Debsweta Banik, Superintendent of Police Dr. Aakriti Sharma were present on the occasion among others.