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Trivendra Singh Rawat to be sworn in as Uttarakhand CM on Saturday

Rawat, a swayamsewak of the RSS, is considered close to BJP President Amit Shah

IANS & BS Reporter  |  New Delhi/Dehradun 

TS Rawat meets BJP supporters
TS Rawat meets BJP supporters

Former state Bharatiya Janata Party chief will be sworn in as the new chief minister of on Saturday, after he was formally elected the BJP's legislature party leader by party MLAs on Friday.

Rawat, an organisational man of the in and party in-charge in Jharkhand, won his traditional Doiwala seat by defeating Congress' Hira Singh Bisht by over 24,000 votes.

Rawat, a swayamsewak of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), is considered close to President

Rawat was in close touch with Prime Minister when the latter was a General Secretary of the and in-charge of

During the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Rawat was attached with in Uttar Pradesh where the swept all but seven seats. He is also credited with the BJP's win in Jharkhand.

The newly elected legislators in would meet on Friday evening in Dehradun to elect their leader in the presence of central observers Saroj Pandey and Narendra Tomar.

chief Ajay Bhatt has said the oath taking event has been fixed for 3 pm on Saturday.

All the 57 newly elected legislators of the have been asked to come to the state capital.

The has swept back to power in the hill state after five years, that too with a landslide majority.

Modi and Shah along with select central ministers and senior leaders are likely to be present at the oath taking.

Security arrangements are being made at the Parade Grounds, keeping in mind the VVIPs who will attend, an official said.

Besides Rawat, Satpal Maharaj and Prakash Pant were in the race for the Chief Minister's post.

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Trivendra Singh Rawat to be sworn in as Uttarakhand CM on Saturday

Rawat, a swayamsewak of the RSS, is considered close to BJP President Amit Shah

Rawat, a swayamsewak of the RSS, is considered close to BJP President Amit Shah
Former state Bharatiya Janata Party chief will be sworn in as the new chief minister of on Saturday, after he was formally elected the BJP's legislature party leader by party MLAs on Friday.

Rawat, an organisational man of the in and party in-charge in Jharkhand, won his traditional Doiwala seat by defeating Congress' Hira Singh Bisht by over 24,000 votes.

Rawat, a swayamsewak of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), is considered close to President

Rawat was in close touch with Prime Minister when the latter was a General Secretary of the and in-charge of

During the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Rawat was attached with in Uttar Pradesh where the swept all but seven seats. He is also credited with the BJP's win in Jharkhand.

The newly elected legislators in would meet on Friday evening in Dehradun to elect their leader in the presence of central observers Saroj Pandey and Narendra Tomar.

chief Ajay Bhatt has said the oath taking event has been fixed for 3 pm on Saturday.

All the 57 newly elected legislators of the have been asked to come to the state capital.

The has swept back to power in the hill state after five years, that too with a landslide majority.

Modi and Shah along with select central ministers and senior leaders are likely to be present at the oath taking.

Security arrangements are being made at the Parade Grounds, keeping in mind the VVIPs who will attend, an official said.

Besides Rawat, Satpal Maharaj and Prakash Pant were in the race for the Chief Minister's post.
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Trivendra Singh Rawat to be sworn in as Uttarakhand CM on Saturday

Rawat, a swayamsewak of the RSS, is considered close to BJP President Amit Shah

Former state Bharatiya Janata Party chief will be sworn in as the new chief minister of on Saturday, after he was formally elected the BJP's legislature party leader by party MLAs on Friday.

Rawat, an organisational man of the in and party in-charge in Jharkhand, won his traditional Doiwala seat by defeating Congress' Hira Singh Bisht by over 24,000 votes.

Rawat, a swayamsewak of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), is considered close to President

Rawat was in close touch with Prime Minister when the latter was a General Secretary of the and in-charge of

During the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Rawat was attached with in Uttar Pradesh where the swept all but seven seats. He is also credited with the BJP's win in Jharkhand.

The newly elected legislators in would meet on Friday evening in Dehradun to elect their leader in the presence of central observers Saroj Pandey and Narendra Tomar.

chief Ajay Bhatt has said the oath taking event has been fixed for 3 pm on Saturday.

All the 57 newly elected legislators of the have been asked to come to the state capital.

The has swept back to power in the hill state after five years, that too with a landslide majority.

Modi and Shah along with select central ministers and senior leaders are likely to be present at the oath taking.

Security arrangements are being made at the Parade Grounds, keeping in mind the VVIPs who will attend, an official said.

Besides Rawat, Satpal Maharaj and Prakash Pant were in the race for the Chief Minister's post.

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