State Lok Sabha member Tirath Singh Rawat has been selected as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand. This was announced by Trivendra Singh Rawat, who resigned as chief minister on Tuesday.
He is likely to take oath as the chief minister at 4 pm on Wednesday.
The decision was taken at a meeting of Uttarakhand BJP’s legislature party at the state party headquarters in Dehradun. Central observer Raman Singh and state party incharge Dushyant Gautam oversaw the process.
Mr. Tirath Singh Rawat was elected to Lok Sabha from Pauri Garhwal. He had defeated Congress leader B.C. Khanduri’s son Manish in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
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