SHIMLA,Dated 27/02/2020-National President of BJP Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda was welcomed whole heartedly on his arrival at Hotel Peterhoff in Shimla. Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur, former Chief Minister Shri Shanta Kumar, State President BJP Dr. Rajeev Bindal, Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Shri Anurag Thakur, Members of State Cabinet, MLA's, senior office bearers of party, Presidents and Vice-Presidents of various organisation and thousands of party workers were present on the occasion.

While addressing the gathering Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda thanked the party workers for his warm welcome and their affection for him. He said that the love and cooperation of people was his inspiration and strength. He said that he has worked with party workers at different levels in the state and it was a pleasant feeling. He said that he was inspired by party workers and he got an opportunity to learn while working in the organisation.

Shri Nadda said that BJP was going through golden period and more work would be done in this direction for further strengthening the party. He said that BJP was the biggest political party of the world and it is the only political party where there is no space for nepotism, casteism, communalism and favouritism. He said that BJP was standing firm with its ideology and despite of opposition it was moving ahead firmly.

BJP President said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has transformed the political scenario of the country with development being his agenda. He has curbed the corruption and changed the image of the country. Today the country was being recognized worldwide due to the strong political will power Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

While appreciating Grihini Suvidha Yojana and Himcare scheme started in the state, he said that this would facilitate the beneficiaries with free gas connection and health care.

Chief Minister Shri Jai Ram Thakur said that it was a matter of pride for the state that the president of world's biggest party was from Himachal Pradesh. The people of the state have supported Shri Nadda at every step. He has a special zeal of working together with people and he works with complete dedication.

He said that Shri Nadda gave tremendous contributions to the state while remaining Union Minister and working on various organizational posts. The government of India has approved 69 national highways for the state and detailed project reports have been completed for 55 NHs. Similarly, four medical colleges have been given to the sate and classes have already started in every medical college. On the other hand, the work on AIIMS was in progress and OPD would be started there soon.

The Chief Minister said that the state government has ensured unprecedented development of all areas of the state during last two years. Under the dynamic guidance and cooperation from Shri Nadda, the party would emerge stronger in the state and would repeat the power in 2022 elections.

State BJP President Dr. Rajiv Bindal welcomed Shri J.P Nadda on his maiden visit to Shimla after assuming the charge of national party President.

Local MLA and Education Minister Shri Suresh Bhardwaj also welcomed Shri Nadda to Shimla.