The BJP on Sunday announced that Jairam Thakur will be the new chief minister of Himachal Pradesh. The announcement was made after a meeting of BJP MLAs in Shimla.
The meeting was attended by two central observers — Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar.
“Former CM Prem Kumar Dhumal Ji proposed Jairam Thakur Ji to be elected as the Legislature party leader. Shanta Kumar Ji & JP Nadda Ji also supported this proposal,” said Narendra Singh Tomar, Central Observer.
“I thank everyone, central leadership, Prem Kumar Dhumal ji who proposed my name supported by JP Nadda, Shanta Kumar ji,” said Jairam Thakur.