The swearing ceremony of the new Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur is expected with the gracious presence of Chief Ministers and Union Ministers like PM Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani and others. The ceremony will be held at 11 am in the Ridge Maidan today as mentioned by the officials.
The new Himachal Pradesh government did not reveal the minister’s names even after the meetings held between the senior leaders like Prem Kumar Dhumal, Mangal Pandey the party affairs in-charge of BJP, JP Nadda and Jai Ram Thakur. The winning BJP government won 44 seats out of 68 member seats of the house with several former ministers and senior leaders included in the cabinet.
The Maidan is flourishing will all the saffron flags of the BJP while Amit Shah, Modi and Jai Ram’s cutouts all over the ground create an epic scene. Annandale Helipad, Ridge Maidan and the Jubbar-Hatti airport were under massive security protection by the SPG. The Union Minister along with the Chief Minister and the to-be CM Thakur, Pandey the part affairs in-charge visited the ground to analyze all the arrangements before the ceremony begins.
There is the tight security of about 1,000 security officials deployed along with sharpshooters on all entry points and intelligence officials in plain attire to prevent any mishap while providing protection to the prestigious ministers of India mentions Somesh Goyal, the DGP.
Jubbar-Hatti is expected with VVIPs landing and then further flying in a helipad to Annandale for reaching the venue by choppers to prevent the rally traffic situation. An emergency exit is available for immediate services like ambulance movement and others. Officials mention that light vehicle shall be given permission but only up to IAAS (Indian Institute of Advanced Study) and tunnel 103 while obstructing the heavy vehicles for checking at the board. The passengers of the heavy vehicle after identification will be safely dropped to the parking places.