Himachal topi leaves CM Virbhadra fuming at an official function in Shimla. Because he did not get the cap of his own choice and left the function mid way. The cap is tradition for Himachali people as cap known as Himachli Bushehri. The function was organised by the state’s health department with Union Minister J P Nadda, Shimla MP Varinder Kashyap, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Nand Lal and a host of other officials including Principal Health Secretary Pramodh Saxena in attendance.
It is norm followed by ministers of Himachal at every official functions that Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur welcomed CM Virbhadra Singh with a Himachali cap and a shawl. But the cap which was in hand of the health minister was of chief minister’s choice and shows reluctance and leaves the function. While walking out, he told Nadda that he has a series of functions listed in the day’s schedule.Officials of the health department claimed they were unable to comprehend the development at the dais as the Chief Minister was seen sporting a Kullu cap just two days ago. Later it was came to light the CM leaves the function because he has number of functions to attend and had travel plans to Rajgarh area. “It may not be a cap (topi) issue but could be his annoyance with health minister Kaul Singh Thakur on some other issue,” said an official of the health department.
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