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Victory in defeat, but challenges for Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

Before his exit from BJP politics in the hill state, Koshiyari used to be a dominant force here

Pushkar Singh Dhami
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Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami (Photo: PTI)

Shishir Prashant
Among the happiest persons after Pushkar Singh Dhami became Uttarakhand chief minister for the second consecutive time, undoubtedly, was his political guru and Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari.

But the impact of the jugalbandi on government formation was evident. For example, no questions were asked when the BJP MLA from Bageshwar, Chandan Ramdas, got his first cabinet berth. Most of the state BJP leaders know that Ramdas used to be a Koshiyari protégé. For the same reason, Rekha Arya retained her office.

Before his exit from BJP politics in the hill state, Koshiyari used to be a dominant force here. It was

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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 6:10 AM IST

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