Shimla, Sept. 11 -- Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur accorded a warm welcome to Bandaru Dattatreya and his wife Vasantha on their arrival at Shimla. The CM honoured Dattatreya with a Himachali cap and shawl.

The chief minister, mayor Kusum Sadret, chief secretary Dr Shrikant Baldi, director general of police SR Mardi, principal secretary to chief minister Sanjay Kundu, senior officials of state government and other dignitaries welcomed him at the Raj Bhawan.

Earlier, education minister Suresh Bhardwaj, deputy commissioner Amit Kashyap, superintendent of police Umapati Jamwal and others welcomed Dattatreya at the Annandale helipad.

Dattatreya will be sworn in as the new Himachal Pradesh governor on Wednesday morning. Himachal Pradesh chief j...