Shimla/August 6 (NG News)
State-level Independence Day function in Himachal would be organised at Nahan in Sirmaur district on August 15, 2014 which would be presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
A HP government spokesperson said that Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dhani Ram Shandil, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries Vinay Kumar, Jagjivan Paul and Mansa Ram would also be present in the State level function at Nahan.
HP Vidhan Sabha Speaker BBL Butail would preside over District-level function at Solan, Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes at Dharamshala in Kangra district, Health & Family Welfare Minister Kaul Singh Thakur at Shimla, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister GS Bali at Bilaspur, MPP and Power Minister Sujan Singh Pathania at Kullu and Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri would preside over the function at Una.
Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri would preside over the District-level function at Mandi, Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma at Chamba, Excise and Taxation Minister Prakash Chaudhary at Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Anil Sharma at Hamirpur and Deputy Speaker, HP Vidhan Sabha Jagat Singh Negi at Reckong Peo in Kinnaur district.
Chief Parliamentary Secretary Neeraj Bharti would attend the function in Kangra with Irrigation and Public Health Minister, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Rajesh Dharmani at Bilaspur with Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries Nand Lal and Rohit Thakur at Shimla with Health and Family Welfare Minister, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Sohan Lal Thakur at Mandi with Industries Minister and Chief Parliamentary Secretary Inder Dutt Lakhanpal at Hamirpur with Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister.