Dhera:Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Thakur Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu on Thursday offered obeisance at the historic Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Chanaur in Kangra district and wished for the happiness and prosperity of the state.
While interacting with the media representatives on the occasion, the Chief Minister shared his old association with the temple and said that even before assuming the office of the Chief Minister, he used to come here often to pay obeisance.
Responding to a question about the ban on crusher activities along the Beas river basin and its tributaries, the Chief Minister said that the state government has taken the decision to stop such activities under the Disaster Management Act-2005 to meet the challenges posed by heavy rains this monsoon.
He said that this decision has been taken because Its objective is to maintain the environmental balance of the state and provide security to the state’s infrastructure.
This restriction is applicable not only in Kangra but also in Kullu, Mandi and Hamirpur districts.
He said the state government was committed to protecting the environment and providing security to the people of the State from climate change and natural calamities. Every possible effort is being made in this direction, he said.
He also planted saplings at Dadasiba Forest Rest House of Jaswan-Paragpur Assembly constituency.