Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while addressing a gathering at Alampur in Jaisinghpur constituency of Kangra district said the BJP was claiming to win more than 60 seats in State Vidhan Sabha elections forgetting the fact that BJP government failed on every pont during its regime.He said that the business community which was believed to be staunch supporter of the BJP was annoyed because of the GST imposed on them by the NDA government. He said that the media was widely circulating news about the decrease of 2 percent in Gross Domestic Product. He said that the BJP was a divided house as opposite to the Congress, which stand united and disciplined. He said that in Jaswan Pragpur there were numerous BJP candidates.The Chief Minister said that the government had achieved milestones in field of education and he was often criticised for opening as many as 56 colleges and upgrading number of schools by the BJP, adding that if the BJP opposes him on this very issue, this reveals their narrow mindedness towards providing education to the children of the state. He said that the congress would certainly win in upcoming Assembly elections, adding that he had reasons to say this on the basis of massive development undertaken during the last five years. There was no area which didn't witness development.
Virbhadra Singh said that the government had adequate funds for completion of works, the foundation stones of which had been laid today negating the allegations of the Opposition that the government was laying foundation stones of the projects without budgetary provisions. He directed the officers to complete the works on priority. He announced opening of Block Primary Education Office (BPEO) at Alampur, and construction of additional block of GSSS, Alampur. He announced upgradation of Veterinary dispensary Lahru to Veterinary hospital, upgradation of PHC Panchrukhi to Community Health Centre and PWD rest house at Jagroopnagar.The Chief Minister laid foundation stones additional building of GSSS Tamber, GSSS Paplah, rain water harvesting structure at Haroti Khad, Haler Khad and at Maan Khud to cost Rs. 6.17 crore, Rs 2.93 crore and Rs 4.15 crore respectively.He laid foundation stone Lift Water Supply Scheme (LIS) Karonthi-Liyunda-Mushwar-Jhandera to cost Rs. 90 lakh, LIS Sakoh-Liyunda to cost Rs.2.08 crore, LIS Jagroop Nagar to cost Rs.2.42 crore, LIS Khalta, foundation stone of LIS, Sugri-Da-Baag to cost Rs 73.32 lakh.
Virbhadra Singh also laid foundation stone of Panchrukhi-Pahra road, link road to village Aarand, LIS Tamber to cost 2.17 crore, laid foundation stone of improvement of LWSS, Krod, Machhui,Nadli to cost Rs. 2.67 crore, Flow Irrigation Scheme, Neuhal to GP Bharwana, Biara and Agojar to cost Rs 2.51 crore, foundation stone of Rs LWSS Indernagar, Ropri, Dehru, Umar and Gadiara to cost Rs 49.5 lakh. He inaugurated LWSS Bhuana completed with an outlay of Rs 84.57 lakh and laid foundation stone of improvement of LWSS at Barol, Gadiara and Lamlehar to cost 73.50 lakh. He also laid foundation stone of BDO office, Lamba Gaon to cost Rs 4.96 crore.He also laid foundation stones of LWSS Karonthi Mushawar,Jhandera 90 lakh, improvement of Kotlu-Jaind-Paplah to cost Rs 2.61 crore.He inaugurated LWSS Loharkhar, Chhanchari and Kanyarkar to cost Rs 90 lakh. The Chief Minister also laid foundation stones of bridges over Mandh, Tamber and Paplah to cost Rs 11.22 crore, Rs. 2.30 crore and Rs 1.30 crore respectively. MLAs, Sanjay Rattan and Yadvinder Goma. Chairman, KCCB, Jagdish Sapheiya, former MLA, Milkh Ram Goma were also present on the occasion amongst others.