State-level Independence day function would be held at Rampur Bushahr in Shimla district on 15 August 2017, which will be presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Irrigation & Public Health Minister Ms. Vidya Stokes, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries Sh. Nand Lal and Sh. Rohit Thakur will also attend the State level function.
HP Vidhan Speaker Mr. B.B.L.Butail will preside over the district level function at Mandi, Health Minister Mr. Kaul Singh Thakur at Keylong in Lahaul & Spiti district, Transport Minister Shri G.S.Bali at Nahan, Agriculture Minister Mr. Sujan Singh Pathania at Chamba, Forest Minister Shri Thakur Singh Bharmouri at Una, Industries Minister Shri Mukesh Agnihotri at Hamirpur, Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma at Bilaspur, Excise & Taxation Minister, Prakash Chaudhary at Solan, Social Justice & Empowerment Minister Dr.(Col.) Dhani Ram Shandil at Dharmshala, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Minister Anil Sharma at Kullu and Deputy Speaker HP Vidhan Sabha Shri Jagat Singh Negi at Rekong Peo.
The Chief Parliamentary Secretaries Neeraj Bharti and Shri Jagjivan Pal will attend the function at Dharmshala, Rajesh Dharmani at Bilaspur, Vinay Kumar at Nahan, Sohan Lal Thakur and Mansa Ram at Mandi and I.D. Lakhanpal at Hamirpur.