Reckong Peo: The 65th Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour at Reckong Peo in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

Deputy Speaker, H.P. Vidhan Sabha Jagat Singh Negi presided over the function at district headquarter Reckong Peo. While addressing the gathering and officials Negi said that Rs. 369 crore were being spent under Tribal Sub Plan during this financial year which was 11 percent more than the previous year.

H.P. Vidhan Sabha Deputy Speaker said that Government of India had provided 10,000 solar lights for Kinnaur district which would be distributed free of cost to the people of the district. He distributed solar lights to 10 families of Dakhon village of Kalpa Sub Division who became houseless during natural disaster last year. He said that the State Government had provided Rs. 7.57 crore to 5193 affected families of the district for construction of houses.