Tirath Singh Rawat Is The New Uttarakhand CM, To Be Sworn In The Evening

Tirath Singh Rawat Is The New Uttarakhand CM, To Be Sworn In The Evening

Dehradun, March 10 (TNA) A day after Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat stepped down from the post, BJP Lok Sabha MP Tirath Singh Rawat was named as his successor. The 56-year-old will be sworn in as the new chief minister of the hill state at 4 pm on Wednesday evening.

He was the chief of the party in Uttarakhand in 2013-15 and also an MLA from the state in the past. Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned after days of speculation about a leadership change in the hill state after murmurs of dissent, allegations of non-performance and resentment within the Uttarakhand BJP over his style of functioning.

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