Newly formed Congress government to review Dhumal government’s decision

Shimla/ Dec 25

The newly constituted Himachal Pradesh Congress government on Tuesday decided to review all the decisions taken by the previous BJP government in the past six months.

A government spokesman said it was also decided to terminate all extensions and re-employments forthwith.

“Cabinet decided that steps be taken for framing policy for regularization of PTA Teachers in the State. All notified schools which were closed during last five years, would be reviewed,” he informed.

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, after assuming the office presided over the first Cabinet meeting in which he thanked the people of Himachal especially the electorates who with over welcoming voting brought Congress Party in power.

It was decided in the Cabinet meeting to adopt the Congress Party Manifesto as official document of the Government.

It was decided to convene first Assembly Session of 12th Vidhan Sabha at Dharamshala from January 8, 2013 to January 11, 2013 in which oath will be given to newly elected members of Legislative Assembly.

In additional to it, the election of Speaker and Deputy Speaker will also be held. It was decided that this being the first session of new Vidhan Sabha in the new calendar year, therefore Governor Address will also be given on the occasion.

It was decided that employees, who were on secondment basis in Secretariat and were reverted back to parent departments, they will be taken back in the Secretariat.

It also decided that criminal cases registered on political grounds and for political agitation where no violence and breakage was involved, be withdrawn.