HP bye-polls: Sukhu promises Dehra’s development

Dehra, July 4 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu on Thursday campaigned extensively for the ruling Congress in Dehra constituency and promised accelerated development in the area.

The Chief Minister said offices of Superintendent of Police and senior officer of Public Works Department are being opened in Dehra and public problems will be resolved quickly in the next three and a half years.

Seeking votes for party candidate and his wife Kamlesh Thakur, the CM said that it would now be his personal responsibility to solve problems of Dehra residents.

Sukhu held street meetings in Triple, Darkata, Dohag Paloti, Naushera, Paisa, Sioti Khurd, Mayoli, Bankhandi, Sher Lohara and Gher Mangarh of Dehra Assembly constituency where bye-elections will be held on July 10, along with two other seats – Hamirpur and Nalagarh.

The results will be declared on July 13.

He accused BJP leaders of spreading lies about his government’s stability and said the Opposition party was responsible for imposing bye-elections on the people.

The Chief Minister also hit out at BJP candidate from Dehra, Hoshiar Singh, for allegedly indulging in corrupt practices.

On this occasion, Ayush Minister Yadvinder Goma, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Sunder Singh Thakur, MLAs Sanjay Ratna, Vivek Sharma, Vice President of Himachal Pradesh Forest Development Corporation Kehar Singh Khachi, Chairman of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Raghubir Singh Bali, former MLA Ajay Mahajan, State Congress Treasurer Dr. Rajesh Sharma, Chairman of Himachal Pradesh Labour and Construction Welfare Board Nardev Singh Kanwar, Congress President of Dehra Mandal Pushpinder Thakur and other dignitaries were present.

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