Sukhu appoints 6 CPS


Shimla: In a surprise move Chief Minister Sukhvider Singh Sukhu today administered oath of office and secrecy to six Chief Parliamentary Secretaries here.

Sunder Singh Thakur from Kullu assembly segment, Mohan Lal Brakta from Rohru Assembly Constituency, Ram Kumar Chaudhary from Doon seat.

Ashish Butail from Palampur assembly segment, Kishori Lal from Baijnath seat and Sanjay Awasthi from Arki took oath as Chief Parliamentary Secretary.

Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agniohtri, Political Advisor to Chief Minister Sunil Sharma, Principal Advisor (Media) to the Chief Minister Naresh Chauhan, MLAs, OSD to Chief Minister Gopal Sharma, Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena, other senior officers and family members of newly appointed Chief Parliamentary Secretaries were also present on the occasion.

The government took late night decision to appoint six Chief Parliamentary Secretaries to give representation to the districts for equitable development and welfare of the people, said a government press release.