Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur, who is on his first two day tour to Bilaspur and Mandi after assuming the charge of office of Chief Minister was accorded warm welcome enroute Bilaspur at Totu, Boileauganj, Ghannahatti, Halog, Darlaghat on the boundaries of Shimla and Solan districts.He also addressed the gathering at Ghannahatti where the BJP party workers and office bearers led by the BJP candidate who contested elections from Shimla Rural Assembly constituency Shri Pramod Sharma, accorded warm welcome to the Chief Minister. Thanking the people for warm welcome the Chief Minister credited his victory to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and National BJP President Shri Amit Shah and said that the motive was to see the BP in power in state till next ten to 15 years by ensuring equitable development and welfare of the common man.There was a close contest in Shimla rural however we have to work hard from now onwards for ensuring Shimla Rural seat under the belt BJP during next elections. He said that the centre Government has assured for all possible assistance for development. “We are here to serve the people and not to boast of the works unnecessarily”, he said adding that work is worship for us and my government is committed to ensure welfare of the people at large.We respect the feelings of people who voted the BJP to power, but I would like to appeal to kindly give your blessings by handing over a single flower stick. The Chief Minister, on demand of the people of opening Marketing Yard at Ghannahatti and BDO office asked for submitting a proposal in this regard.He also attended upon the grievances at Hotel Baghal near Darlaghat. IPH Minister Shri Mahendar Singh Thakur and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Rajiv Saizal, Mayor Smt. Kusum Sadret and other office bearers of the party were also present on the occasion.