Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the gathering last late night at old Manali Village after performing 'puja' at 'Manu Temple' at Manali said that the government would ensure that the village was developed from tourism point of view and as a major tourist attraction.Shri Jai Ram Thakur said that Member of Parliament Ram Swroop Sharma has provided about rupees 40 lakh for the development of this village under the ' Adarsh Gram Yojna'. He said that in order to make 'adarsh' village all out efforts would be made. He said that the detailed project report (DPR) would also be prepared for providing sewerage facility to this village.Transport, Youth Services and Sport and Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur while welcoming the Chief Minister at his home constituency said that State Government was working for the welfare of the poor and downtrodden. He also thanked the Chief Minister for laying foundation stones and inaugurating various developmental projects of worth crores in Kullu district.Member of Parliament Ram Swaroop Sharma said that he has adopted the old Manali Village under the 'Sansad Nidhi'. He said that this village was not only historic but also major tourist attraction destination. He urged the Chief Minister to develop this village as 'Manu Dham'.Member Zila Parishad Dhaneswari Devi welcomed the Chief Minister on the occasion.MLA's Kishari Lal Sagar, Surinder Shorie, Member State Women Commission Ms. Manjari Devi, Deputy Commissioner Kullu Yunus, Superintendent of Police Kullu Ms. Shalini Agnihotri, were present on the occasion among others.
Jai Ram Thakur