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Pushkar Singh Dhami gets second term in Uttarakhand, Pramod Sawant in Goa

Dhami under whose leadership the BJP had contested the February 14 Assembly polls was the frontrunner for the post.

Pushkar Singh Dhami, Pramod Sawant
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BJP’s dilemma on the choice of a CM for Uttarakhand was caused by Pushkar Singh Dhami’s loss in Khatima; BJP, led by Pramod Sawant, has received support from two MLAs of the MGP and three Independent legislators

Press Trust of India Dehradun/Panaji
Pushkar Singh Dhami will continue as the Uttarakhand chief minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Monday, ending the 11-day suspense over it.

The BJP legislative party meeting to elect the new chief minister of Uttarakhand had begun here around 5 pm.

It was attended by BJP's central observers for Uttarakhand Rajnath Singh, Meenakshi Lekhi and the party's poll incharge for the state, Pralhad Joshi.

Dhami under whose leadership the BJP had contested the February 14 Assembly polls was the frontrunner for the post.

The BJP's dilemma on the choice of a chief minister for Uttarakhand was caused by Dhami's loss in Khatima,

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First Published: Mar 21 2022 | 10:55 PM IST

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