The play ‘Raavi Paar’ captivated the audience at Gaiety Theater, late evening on Saturday, with Chief Minister, Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu as the chief guest. The event, organized by a collaborative effort from the Recreation Arts and Cultural Club, Himachal Pradesh Secretariat, The Little Group Club and the Department of Language, Art and Culture, left the audience spellbound. The proceeds generated over the course of the two-day event will be channelled towards the Aapda Rahat Kosh-2023.
The Chief Minister commended the well-executed drama by HP Secretariat employees and highlighted their impactful performance. Further, he emphasized the state’s financial challenges but expressed confidence in overcoming them with policy changes and new laws. “We are focusing on resource mobilization and with the cooperation of everyone, the state government aims to make Himachal Pradesh self-sufficient in the coming 4 years and the most prosperous state in ten years,” he said.
Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that the state is grappling with devastation, but brave and relentless efforts were being dedicated day and night to restore crucial roadways and other basic amenities. Temporary roads are swiftly being constructed to facilitate the transportation of agricultural and horticultural produce, minimizing financial losses for farmers, he added.
Highlighting the spirit of governance, the Chief Minister recounted an extraordinary rescue mission led by Revenue Minister, Jagat Singh Negi and Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Sanjay Awasthy. He said “The duo displayed exceptional resolve by leading the rescue operation of 300 individuals stranded at the treacherous height of 14,000 feet and in minus four-degree temperature at Chandratal Lake.”
The Chief Minister said that the government was dedicated to promoting education, improving healthcare services and enhancing employment prospects for the state’s youth. He said that the state government has an unwavering commitment to delivering quality education and integrating advanced technology into the state’s healthcare sector.
Revenue Minister, Jagat Singh Negi, Public Works Minister, Vikramaditya Singh, Mayor, Surender Chauhan, Deputy Mayor, Uma Kaushal, senior officers and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.