Raipur, a reception was organized at Raj Bhavan here this evening on the occasion of Independence Day, in which celebrities from different regions of the state attended. The Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, presented a wreath to the Governor Ms. Anusuiya Uike and extended hearty greetings and best wishes for Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan. School Education Minister Dr. Premasai Singh Tekam, Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Mr. Dharamlal Kaushik, MP Mr. Sunil Soni, Rajya Sabha Member Mr. Ramvichar Netam, Former Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, Mayor Mr. Pramod Dubey, Former Assembly Speaker Mr. Gaurishankar Agrawal, Former MP Mr. Srigopal Vyas, Mr. Chandrashekhar Sahu, Mr. Vikram Usendi, former Minister Mr. Amitesh Shukla, Mr. Brijmohan Agrawal, Smt. Ganga Potai, including public representatives and senior officials presented flowers to the Governor and greeted and congratulated Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan. On this occasion, the Governor met freedom fighter fighter Shri Mahadev Prasad Pandey and wished him well.
MLA Mr. Vikas Upadhyay, Mr. Kuldeep Juneja, Chief Secretary Mr. Sunil Kumar Kujur, Director General of Police Mr. DM Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Home Shri C.K. Khaitan, Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Shri K.D.P. Rao, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri Amitabh Jain, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Gaurav Dwivedi, Secretary to Governor Mr. Surendra Kumar Jaiswal, State Election Officer Mr. Subrata Sahu, Principal Secretary Mrs. Maninder Kaur Dwivedi, President of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission Mr. K. R. Pisa, State Election Commissioner Mr. Thakur Ram Singh, State Information Commissioner Mr. Ashok Aggarwal, Director General of Police Mr. Sanjay Pillay, Additional Director General of Police Mr. Ashok Juneja, Mr. G.P. Singh, Raipur Commissioner Shri G. R. Churendra, former Chief Secretary Shri S. K. Mishra, former Additional Chief Secretary, Mrs. Indira Mishra, former Additional Chief Secretary Mr. B.K. s. Ray, Secretary of Water Resources Department, Mr. Avinash Champawat, Secretary of Labor Department Mr. Subodh Kumar Singh, Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Dr. S. K. Patil, Vice-Chancellor of Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Mr. Kesharilal Verma, former State Election Commissioner Mr. PC Daley, former Director of Administration Academy Mr. Alok Awasthi, former Mayor Mrs. Kiranmayi Nayak, former Chairman of Apex Bank Mr. Ashok Bajaj, Padma Shri Mr. Bharti brothers and Mr. Anuj Sharma were present. Also, senior Army officers, Police Officers received Police Medals for Meritorious Services, Media Representatives and distinguished citizens were also present at the function.