CM to witness IPL match on 7th May: Sudhir Sharma
INVC NEWS Shimla, Urban Development Minister, Shri Sudhir Sharma, in a communiqué issued here today said that Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh would be present on the opening match of Indian Premier League (IPL) at Dharamsala to be played on 7thMay between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab. He said that the Bollywood cine star Ms. Preity Zinta, who is also the owner of Kings XI Punjab had also extended invitation to the Chief Minister telephonically. The Minister said that the Government would give full support and provide security for the matches and would extend all possible help. He said that he himself had apprised the Chief Minister about the IPL matches and the Chief Minister had agreed to be there at Dharamsala, as he (CM) said that the Government was endeavouring to support all types of games. The Minister said that on the same day the Chief Minister would be accorded civic reception by the newly elected body of Municipal Corporation (MC) Dharamsala at Dari at 11 AM. He said the Chief Minister would also lay foundation stone of the Town Hall of MC Dharamsala, inaugurate the circle office of HIMUDA and sub-divisonal soil conservation office at Dharamsala.