Kalu Singh Mahara, popularity called Kalu Mahara, had taken part in the first Indian uprising against the British in 1857. He is considered the first freedom fighter from Uttarakhand.
Several women protestors were holding banners saying, “Pehli baar petrol Rs 100 ke paar, desh wasiyo ko mila samman” (For the first time, prices of petrol crossed Rs 100. The countrymen got respect).
“Yashpal has just tendered resignation from the post of Uttarakhand cabinet minister,” said Congress leader Randeep Surjewala.
According to sources, the party has also prepared a 20 points programme which includes 15 days door to door campaign, addressing communities, scholars, people benefitted by government schemes, new voters etc.
According to police, the woman jumped from the gurukul building located in Bahadarabad town in the district around 4 am.
Expressing concern over the development in an official release here on Friday, the government directed the state DGP, all DMs and SSPs to take precautionary steps to resolve the problem.
Earlier in August, Kejriwal had named Col (Retd) Ajay Kothiyal as AAP’s chief ministerial candidate for the Uttarakhand Assembly elections.
These constant attacks have left several people dead, cattle injured, crops and buildings damaged and farmlands barren.
Rawat alleged that the BJP has changed three Chief Ministers in the state in recent times and its leaders are fighting for themselves, and not working for the state.
Chardham Teerthpurohit Haq Hakukdhari Mahapanchayat Samiti is going to start a state-wide agitation against the state government from August 17 demanding dissolution of the Chardham Devasthanam board, said the Mahapanchayat committee on Wednesday.
The announcement came at a program organized to felicitate the recipients of awardees of the Tilu Rauteli Award and the Anganwadi Workers Award, held at IRDT Auditorium at Survey Chowk.
Rawat was talking to reporters here on the sidelines of the party’s three-day ‘chintan shivir’ to evolve a strategy for the state assembly polls due early next year.
In an exclusive interview with IANS, he also said that when he was appointed Chief Minister of the state, “some people” started a conspiracy to malign his image.
Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday appointed Ganesh Godiyal as the new Uttarakhand unit chief.
The two-time MLA from Khatima constituency has never been a minister in the state government but Dhami became the youngest chief minister of Uttarakhand.
The two-time MLA from Khatima constituency has never been a minister in the state government but Dhami became the youngest chief minister of Uttarakhand. He is the third chief minister of the state in nearly four months.
Rawat’s resignation came barely four months after he had replaced former Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat for the post.
“No one knows who will be elected the new chief minister of Uttarakhand, but to avoid any constitutional crisis, the leadership might allow an MLA for the post,” a Uttarakhand BJP leader said.
Rawat submitted his resignation to the Governor at around 11.15 p.m. He was accompanied by Uttarakhand BJP chief Madan Kaushik.
Rawat will be reaching New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss the political situation in the state with the central leadership of the party.
The Medical Superintendent has been instructed to conduct Covid tests for all the passengers who land at Jollygrant Airport of the district.
The hotels and restaurants in the state have been allowed to operate in-dine services with 50 per cent of their seating capacity between 6 am and 10 pm.
Confirming the lodging of the case, DGP Ashok Kumar said the complaint was lodged on behalf of Haridwar Chief Medical Officer Shambhu Kumar Jha.
She breathed her last in Uttrakhand Sadan and was in Delhi for a meeting.
Kedarnath Teerth Purohit Samaj has said that if the board, which is constituted by the state government, is not dissolved soon, the protest will intensify.