Virbhadra Singh

Shimla: In a bid to ensure better coordination between the government and the party organisation, the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and his cabinet colleagues would sit in Congress office once in a month to redress the grievances of general public and party workers.

While talking to the media personnel, the state Congress spokesperson Naresh Chauhan informed that party state chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu had sent a proposal to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in this regard to which Singh had given his approval.

“Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has agreed to the party’s proposal to spend a day in Congress office by launching the new arrangement by making himself available for the public and workers on January 3, 2015. While Irrigation and Public Health minister Vidya Stokes would sit in Congress office on January 12,” Chauhan said, adding that after this, Revenue Minister Kaul Singh Thakur and Transport minister G S Bali would spend a day for which dates were being finalised.

Chauhan said that party president during his interaction with party workers all over the state found that it was difficult to meet ministers in the secretariat to address their problems and after raising it with the Chief Minister, it’s decided that once in a week, CM or a minister will be available in the party office between 11 AM to 1 PM and will redress public grievances.