Virbhadra Singh, Chief Minister expressed gratitude to the people of Shimla town for giving clear mandate in Shimla Municipal Corporation
election. Chief Minister said that victory of Congress candidates was the victory of the people who reposed their faith in the policies and programmes of the Congress Government. He said that by extending support to Congress Party, the people have strengthened the hands of Congress Government which would help in giving facelift to the town and accelerate the pace of development besides providing basic amenities to the people. He said that Congress Government always worked for the well-being of the people of the State that is why people gave it massive mandate in Municipal Corporation Shimla Elections.
He congratulated Congress Candidates for their victory in the election and hoped that they would dedicate themselves for the development of the town.
He also thanked the people of the town for re-affirming their faith in Congress ideology. He said that vote for Congress Party in the election was vote for development of the town which Congress Government would ensure to the people at all costs. He said that present Government would provide all basic facilities to the people of the town and maintain the old glory of Shimla.
He further said that Shimla town has been included under Jawahar Lal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission and added that mission has already been launched and work on projects under it have been started. He said that Government would give new look to the town for which sustained efforts were afoot and added that by 2011 the development activities under Mission would be completed and Shimla would emerge as the most modern town of the State.