BJP grapples with CM choice dilemma in UP, Uttarakhand

BJP is looking for CM nominee who would fit in caste equations, deliver on Modi's development agenda

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The Bharatiya Janata Party remains indecisive over its chief ministerial candidates in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand even as Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar won a trust vote. Marking the only bright spot for the Congress in Assembly polls held in five states, Amarinder Singh was sworn in as Punjab Chief Minister. Though the BJP converted this round of Assembly polls into a 4:1 battle, winning decisive mandates in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and manipulating smaller parties to form governments in Goa and Manipur, the saffron party is struggling to finalise its chief ...