Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Governor V.S.Kokje and Chief Minister Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Lohri festival.
Both wished the festival would bring happiness in the lives of people and CM also said that the occasion would provide an opportunity to the people to strengthen their relation with their near and dear ones.
Further to sweeten the festival few days back the State Government announced that Himachal Pradesh Milkfed would manufacture Pure Desi Ghee Sweets for Lohri Festival-2008 so that good quality sweets are produced and marketed at competitive prices. The sweets will be available at outlets of Milkfed units i.e. H.P. Secretariat, Milk Bar at Totu, Milk Bar Chakkar at Mandi and Milk Plant Dhagwar at Kangra. For more information regarding advance booking and rates of sweets you can contact on Phone Nos. 0177-2837280-2837281, 2837382 for Shimla, 01905-247149-247152 at Milk Plant Mandi and 01892-232252 at Milk Plant Kangra, said a spokesman of the state government.