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From youth leader to Uttarakhand CM: Tracing T S Rawat's political journey

Most of the state BJP leaders agreed that Rawat, a first time MP from Pauri constituency, was a surprise choice for the top post

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Uttarakhand | Bharatiya Janata Party | Trivendra Singh Rawat

Shishir Prashant  |  Dehradun 



Tirath Singh Rawat
in 2012, Rawat won his first assembly election from Chaubatakhal constituency even when his own political guru Khanduri was defeated in that very election where BJP lost power just by one seat.

A political acolyte of BJP stalwart B C Khanduri, new Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat (57) is known for his honest image as well as simplicity in the hill state.

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First Published: Thu, March 11 2021. 01:20 IST

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