In a letter to BJP president J P Nadda, the former chief minister asked him to accept his request for not contesting the polls so he could devote all his time towards working to ensure the party’s victory.
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Ajay Bhatt and Anil Baluni, two senior leaders from the state who are members of Parliament, are being seen as two other strong probables for the top post.
“Most probably CM is going to address a press conference where he may make an important announcement,” a source said.
Rawat’s meeting with Baluni at his residence, soon after the meeting of the top BJP leadership, has heightened speculation in the Capital’s political circles.
The core group meeting was held at a time when most of the party MLAs and ministers including the chief minister were in Gairsain to attend the important budget session of the state assembly.
Rawat was at a meeting attended by senior officials of the state government along with a team of the armed forces and ITBP which has been engaged in rescue operations since Sunday, besides the team from ISRO.
Giving a big message on reverse migration, Rawat said people’s representatives will have to show the way by starting a reverse migration themselves.
The ceremonies began on Tuesday and are likely to end early on Saturday amid support to the Guptas by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.
Meanwhile, the controversial NRIs in South Africa have promised to deposit Rs 28 lakh with the local authorities for cleaning of Auli after the marriage, official sources said.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday lauded his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath for his drive against criminals and said that he will also ask the police in the hill state to emulate the crackdown. Addressing an event in Gorakhpur, the hometown of Adityanath, Rawat said it was[Read More…]
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday said the state was not in a position to waive farmers‘ loans but plans to instead provide soft loans to them. “We cannot afford to waive farmers loans in the state,” Rawat told reporters here while addressing a press conference to highlight[Read More…]
Congress Party on Saturday said that it will bring a privilege motion against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in the Uttarakhand Assembly for “going back” on his promise of a CBI probe into the NH74 scam. Referring to the CM’s statement in the state assembly where he assured the House[Read More…]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Uttarakhand visit on Wednesday. The PM visited Kedarnath temple in the morning and paid obeisance at the sacred Himalayan shrine. The entrances of the Kedarnath shrine were thrown open after a six-month-long break. The PM’s visit is also important as he is the first[Read More…]
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat’s declaration that his government will withdraw political cases against BJP members has triggered huge controversy in the state’s political circles. At a function that marked BJP’s 37th foundation day, Rawat said that all cases “of a political nature” registered against party members would be withdrawn.[Read More…]
Trivendra Singh Rawat, a staunch nationalist and former RSS member will today take over as the chief minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday as he was chosen as BJP’s legislature party leader by party MLAs in Dehradun on Friday. “We will follow in the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who[Read More…]
Ending the suspense on the state’s new chief minister’s name, a former RSS pracharak Trivendra Singh Rawat has been elected the leader of the new BJP legislative party in Uttarakhand and will take oath as CM on Saturday. As per reports, this was brought to Rawat’s knowledge last night, however, he is[Read More…]