Shimla : On a bright but chilly day Himachal Pradesh celebrated Republic Day in all twelve districts of the hill state Thursday .
Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the national flag at the main function at Shimlaâ€™s Ridge here.
The governor took salute at an impressive parade by contingents of police, ITBP, home guards, army, NCC and others .
Chief Minister P.K.Dhumal his cabinet colleagues and top officials were present at the function .
In freezing Keylong, Deputy Commissioner Rajiv Shankar presided over the official function. Locals turned up in heavy woollens for the show .
While Shimla recorded 2 degrees Celsius. In tribal districts of Kinnaur and Lahaul & Spiti bone chilling conditions continue to prevail .
It was minus 11.7 C at Keylong, minus 4.1 C Kalpa and minus 1.8 in the popular tourist resort of Manali.