2021-03-11 10:35:27

Just a year before the state elections, Tirath Singh Rawat was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand today, a day a

fter former CM Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned. Governor Baby Rani Maurya swore him in as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand at the Raj Bhawan in Dehradun. 

At a meeting of the Uttarakhand BJP's legislature party today, the 56-year-old was chosen over prominent candidates such as Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Uttarakhand Minister Dhan Singh Rawat.

Tirath Singh Rawat, a BJP MP from Pauri, was the party's leader in Uttarakhand from 2013 to 2015. Tirath Singh Rawat expressed his gratitude to the BJP leadership and stated that during his nearly one-year tenure, he would concentrate on health, education, and tourism.

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