Long-time Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Trivendra Singh Rawat
will take oath as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
along with nine other ministers on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah
and a host of senior leaders and cabinet ministers of the NDA government are expected to attend the grand ceremony at the Parade Ground in Dehradun.
won a landslide majority in the Uttarakhand
state assembly elections, winning 57 of the 70 seats. Congress got 11.
Rawat will be the fifth BJP
chief minister in the state. The party formed its first government in the state in 2000 with Nityanand Swami as the first chief minister.