Congress veteran leader Virbhadra Singh will be taking oath as Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on Dec 25. The Governor, Himachal Pradesh, Urmila Singh will administer the oath at the historic Ridge Maidan, Shimla at 9 AM.

The formation of the government is expected to be soon.

It is learned that the after taking the oath, Virbhadra Singh will be leaving to New Delhi to meet Congress national president Sonia Gandhi regarding the formation of new government.

Earlier today Virbhadra Singh met Governor Urmila Singh and stake claim for the formation of the government.