HP Cabinet recommends dissolution of state Assembly

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Shimla, Dec 28 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet today recommended the dissolution of the state Assembly to Governor V S Kokje following the ruling Congress' defeat in the elections.

The Cabinet, which met under the leadership of Congress Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, decided to recommend dissolution of the assembly after the BJP secured majority in the 68-member House, state Chief Secretary Ravi Dhingra told UNI.

He said only State Power Minister Vidya Stokes and Animal Husbandry Minister Harsh Mahajan besides the Chief Minister were present in the meeting.

The letter, recommending the dissolution of the House, has been forwarded to the Governor for further action, he added.


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