Trivendra Singh Rawat Resignation Live, Uttarakhand Govt. Crisis Live News: Trivendra Singh Rawat further informed that the BJP legislature party meeting is scheduled to be held at 10 am tomorrow at the party office.
Garhwal MP Tirath Singh Rawat to take over as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Resignation Live: A day after Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned as CM, the BJP’s legislature party today announced that current BJP MP from Garhwal, Tirath Singh Rawat will be the new chief minister of Uttarakhand. Tirath Singh was a former member of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly from Chaubttakhal constituency from 2012 to 2017. Tirath Singh Rawat has done M.A. in Sociology and a Diploma Course in Patrakarita. He is the party’s National Secretary and former party chief of BJP Uttarakhand. Considered close tot he RSS, Tirath Singh has been active in the politics for over two decades. He was elected as an MP to the 17th Lok Sabha in 2019.
The BJP legislative party today met to elect the successor of Trivendra Singh Rawat who had resigned yesterday. The resignation came amid reports that a section of legislators were not satisfied with some of his administrative decisions. After handing over his resignation to the Governor, Rawat said: “The party gave me a golden opportunity to serve this State for four years. I had never thought that I would get such an opportunity. The party has now decided that the opportunity to serve as chief minister should be given to someone else now. I have submitted my resignation as the chief minister to the Governor.” On a question on his successor, the former chief minister said that this decision will be taken by the party. Rawat’s resignation comes just a day after he met party president JP Nadda in Delhi.
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Trivendra Singh Rawat submitted his resignation to Governor Baby Rani Maurya at Raj Bhawan after his arrival from Delhi. Before proceeding to the Raj Bhawan, Rawat met his close associates at the chief minister's residence including Cabinet minister Madan Kaushik and state minister Dhan Singh Rawat, who has emerged as a frontrunner to succeed him. Rawat would have completed four years in office on March 17.