Sukhu presents claim to form govt in Himachal


Shimla: Designated Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu today evening presented his claim to form a new Government in Himachal Pradesh to Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar at Raj Bhavan.

The designated Chief Minister will take oath tomorrow at the historical Ridge tomorrow on Shimla’s Ridge.Mukesh Aghnihotri will be the Deputy Chief Minister.

A team of central observers including Chief Minister Chhattisgarh and Observer AICC Bhupesh Baghel, Former Chief Minister Haryana and Observer AICC Bhupinder Singh Hooda, MP Rajya Sabha and Incharge GSHP Rajeev Shukla, MP Lok Sabha and State Congress President Pratibha Singh, Observer Tajender Bittu and Senior Congress leader Mukesh Agnihotri were present on the occasion.

They handed over a formal letter to the Governor staking claim to form a new government in Himachal Pradesh.