Governor Urmila Singh hosted a state banquet in the honour of President of India Pranab Mukherjee, on his three day visit to the state at Raj Bhawan here today. Ashwani Kumar, Governor of Nagaland was also present.
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, Brij Bihari Lal Butail, Speaker H.P. Vidhan Sabha, Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar, Chief Justice H.P. High Court, Vidya Stokes, Kaul Singh Thakur, G.S. Bali, Sujan Singh Pathania, Thakur Singh Bharmouri, Sudhir Sharma, Prakash Chaudhary, Col. (Retd.) Dr. Dhani Ram Shandil and Anil Sharma, Cabinet Ministers,
Leader of Opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal, Deputy Speaker, H.P. Vidhan Sabha Jagat Singh Negi, Rajesh Dharmani, Vinay Kumar, Jagjivan Pal, Rakesh Kalia, Nand Lal, Rohit Thakur, Sohan Lal and Inder Dutt Lakhanpal, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries, Mayor, Shimla Municipal Corporation Sanjay Chauhan, Deputy Mayor Tikendar Panwar, Chief Secretary Sudripta Roy, Chief of Staff ARTRAC Lt. General B. S. Sachar, SM,VSM, all Additional Chief Secretaries, V.C. Pharka, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Principal Private Secretary to Chief Minister Subhash Ahluwalia, Deputy Commissioner, Shimla Dinesh Malhotra, Superintendent of Police Abhishek Dullar were present among others on the occasion.