Governor Acharya Devvrat would preside over the State-level Republic Day function on 26th January, 2017 at the historic Ridge of Shimla.
Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh, Irrigation and Public Health Minister Smt. Vidya Stokes, Excise and Taxation Minister Shri Prakash Chaudhary, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries Shri Nand Lal and Shri Rohit Thakur will attend the State level function at Shimla.
Speaker, H.P. Vidhan Sabha Shri B.B.L. Butail would preside over the District-level function at Dharamssala in Kangra district, Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri Kaul Singh Thakur at Mandi, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Shri G.S. Bali at Hamirpur, MPP and Power Minister Shri Sujan Singh Pathania at Bilaspur, Forest Minister Shri Thakur Singh Bharmouri at Chamba and Industry Minister Shri Mukesh Agnihotri at Una.
Urban Development Minister Shri Sudhir Sharma would preside over the District-level function at Nahan in Sirmour district, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. (Col.) Dhani Ram Shandil at Solan, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Shri Anil Sharma at Keylong in Lahaul & Spiti district, Ayurveda Minister Shri Karan Singh at Kullu and Deputy Speaker, H.P. Vidhan Sabha at Reckong Peo in Kinnaur district.
Chief Parliamentary Secretaries Shri Neeraj Bharati and Shri Jagjivan Pal will attend the district level function at Dharamshala in Kangra district, Shri Rajesh Dharmani at Bilaspur, Shri Vinay Kumar at Nahan and Shri Sohan Lal Thakur and Shri Mansa Ram at Mandi and Shri I.D. Lakhanpal will attend the function at Hamirpur.