Himachal Forest Minister meets Union Minister Thakur; MPs call on Governor

Ravi S Singh

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 24

Himachal Pradesh Forest Minister Rakesh Pathania met Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Sports and Youth Services Anurag Thakur here on Saturday and pushed for more development projects in the state.

A functionary of the Himachal Pradesh government said Pathania apprised Thakur about projects submitted to the Sports Ministry for building infrastructure in rural and tribal areas under the 'Khelo India Khelo' scheme in order to boost sports activities in the State.

He urged Thakur to quickly approve schemes and sanction funds for them.

In a separate development, Thakur, who is an MP from Himachal Pradesh, and other MPs from the state called on Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar late on Friday evening after the latter assumed office.

The MPs include Kishan Kapoor, Suresh Kashyap, and Indu Goswami.

During the courtesy call, the MPs hoped that his guidance would be helpful in the development of Himachal Pradesh.

The Governor held detailed discussions with them on various issues related to the State.

Pathania was also present on the occasion.

Courtesy: Tribune News Service

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