Shimla, Jan. 10 -- Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that as part of flagship program ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Jan Manch launched by the State Government for redressal of people's grievances, has proved to be a big success during last one year.

He was speaking while participating in the 'Himachal Varta-Roadmap Ahead' programme of local Tv show held here on Thursday.

The Chief Minister said that the Jan Manch has been appreciated even by political opponents as over 22,000 grievances of general public have been redressed during last one year which was a record in itself.

He said that very first decision of the state government was aimed at welfare of the senior citizens by lowering the age limit for getting pension from 80 t...