Himachal government would explore the possibility to construct all weather tunnel to connect Uttrala and Holi areas dominated by Gaddi community of Kangra and Chamba districts, said Chief Minster Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal while speaking on the closing ceremony of five day long State level Shivratri Mahotsav at Baijnath in district Kangra today. CM said that services of the experts would be requisitioned to undertake the Holi-Uttrala tunnel project so that detailed project report was prepared and adequate budgetary provisions were made to execute the project on priority. He said that the tunneling would help in integrating the people of these areas.
Chief Minister was presented a draft of Rs. 11,000 by the local Cricket Club and Rs. 11,000 by Sansar Chand, President, Baijnath BJP Mandal as contribution towards Chief Minister Relief Fund. Chief Minister also released the souvenir brought out to mark the celebration. D.K. Rattan, S.D.M-cum- Chairman, Organising Committee, Baijnath Shivratri Festival, Ravinder Ravi, Irrigation and Public Health Minister, Sudhir Sharma, MLA, Dulo Ram, former MLA, Sansar Chand, President, Baijnath BJP Mandal, K.K. Pant, Deputy Commissioner,Atul Fulzele, Superintendent of Police, senior officers and other prominent people were present on the occasion.