Shimla: While addressing a delegation of people of Trans-Giri area of Sirmour district here today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Government would effectively take up the matter before the Union Government to declare Trans-Giri area of Sirmour district as tribal area and Hatti community as Scheduled Tribe.
Chief Minister said the adjoining area of Jaunsar area of Uttrakhand has already been declared as tribal area. He said that he would take up the matter regarding declaring Trans-Giri area of Sirmour district as tribal area with the Union Home Minister as well. He said that this would not only ensure additional and special budget for this area, but also meet the long pending demand of the people of this area.
MP and State BJP President Suresh Kashyap, Power Minister Sukh Ram Chaudhary, MLA Reena Kashyap, Vice Chairman State Civil Supplies Corporation Baldev Tomar, Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Subhasish Panda and representatives of Hatti communities were present on the occasion.