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Rawat, who will be administered oath of office and secrecy by Governor Krishna Kant Paul at the Parade Ground at 3 p.m. here, will succeed Congress leader Harish Rawat to become the eighth Chief Minister of the hill state.
Rawat was unanimously elected the leader of BJP legislative party yesterday.
In the recently-concluded assembly polls, the BJP won with a clear majority with 57 seats in the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly, thereby ousting the Congress that managed to win just 11 seats this time.
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