Shimla : Smt. Urmila Singh, Governor inaugurated Shimla International Summer Festival at historic Ridge Maidan here by lighting a lamp last evening.
Smt. Urmila Singh witnessed cultural programme presented on the occasion. Gurdas Mann, Punjabi Singer was the main attraction of the first Star Nite of the festival.
Shri Onkar Sharma, Deputy Commissioner, Shimla who is also Chairman of Shimla Summer Festival Organizing Committee honoured the Governor with shawl and Memento on the occasion.Governor also released a souvenir brought out to mark the festival on the occasion.
Smt. Vidya Stokes, Leader of Opposition HP Vidhan Sabha, Smt. Madhu Sood, Mayor Shimla Municipal Committee, MLAs, Shri Ganesh Dutt, Vice-Chairman, HIMUDA, other senior civil, police and army officers were also present among others on the occasion.