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Rawat elected BJP Legislature Party leader in Uttarakhand

IANS  |  Dehradun 

Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Friday formally elected leader of the Legislature Party in He will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday.

"Trivendra Singh Rawat was elected leader of the Legislature Party. His name was proposed by Satpal Maharaj and Prakash Pant. The proposal was accepted unanimously," Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told the media here.

Tomar said that the legislators, headed by Rawat, would meet Governor Krishan Kant Paul and stake claim to form the new government in the state.

BJP's National Vice-President and in-charge Shyam Jaju said that oath-taking ceremony would take place on Saturday.

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah would attend the oath-taking ceremony.



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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 17:46 IST