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Jai Ram Thakur Not The Youngest Chief Minister Of Himachal Says Congress

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  • Congress refuted BJP's claim to have the youngest chief minister in Himachal Pradesh
  • The MLA also slammed the government for not translating the Governor's speech properly

Refuting the BJP's claim to have the youngest chief minister in Himachal Pradesh, the Congress on Saturday said it had younger chief ministers in the state.

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur is 53-years-old, while YS Parmar was 45 when he assumed CMs office, Ram Lal was 48, Shanta Kumar was just 42, Vir Bhadra Singh was 49 and PK Dhumal was 53, senior Congress leader and MLA Asha Kumari said in the 13th Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Friday.

The MLA also slammed the government for not translating the Governor's speech properly during the swearing-in ceremony.

"The translation of the Governor's speech from Hindi to English was also not checked properly," Kumari said.

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