As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include: Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS. He is a ‘Pracharak’ in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the BJP’s ideological parent. His name was proposed by BJP leaders Prakash Pant and seconded by Satpal Maharaj. Copyrights © 2020 Business Standard Private Ltd. All rights reserved. For permission requests, write to the publisher at social@omanobserver.om. All rights reserved. A former associate of now Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rawat was the Agriculture Minister in the previous BJP government in Uttarakhand, which was carved out of Uttar Pradesh in 2000. Copyright ©️ 2020 Enjoy Reading! 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Dehradun: Counting of votes cast in the election to the Uttarakhand civic body took place on Tuesday (20 November).It was a battle for prestige where the ruling BJP is concerned. Uttarakhand और Goa के CM हार गए Election, Harish Rawat ने गंवाई दोनों सीटें - Duration: 2:14. Dehradun: Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs are scheduled to meet on Friday at 3 pm and elect the leader of the BJP legislature party. Besides being closely associated with Modi when the present Prime Minister was a BJP General Secretary, Tomar also worked with Amit Shah in Uttar Pradesh during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. IANS  |  Rawat was elected in the presence of party observers and senior leaders from Delhi -- Tomar, Saroj Pandey, Dharmendra Pradhan, Shyam Jaju and J.P. Nadda -- as well as Uttarakhand BJP President Ajay Bhatt. Meanwhile, reports suggest that BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat is the front-runner in race to be the next chief minister of the state.. editor@omanobserver.om. The BJP returned to power in 2007 with BC Khanduri as Chief Minister. this link, Zimbabwe in Pakistan, 3 T20I Series, 2020. Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat launches free Wi-Fi service for govt colleges, universities ... Next Stories. — IANS Elected from Doiwala, Rawat is widely regarded in the party for his organizational skills. In Uttarakhand, Trivendra Rawat, Satpal Maharaj front runners for CM post Long-time RSS activist Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Friday elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party and the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. The two men were also in the race for the post.document.write("");googletag.cmd.push(function(){googletag.defineOutOfPageSlot('/6516239/outofpage_1x1_desktop','div-gpt-ad-1490771277198-0').addService(googletag.pubads());googletag.pubads().enableSyncRendering();googletag.enableServices();}); All the other 54 Bharatiya Janata Party legislators then unanimously approved Rawat's candidature. “Rawat was elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party… The proposal was accepted unanimously,” Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told the media here. Last Updated at March 17, 2017 18:23 IST. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. JMM demands ballot papers: The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday demanded use of ballot papers in the Littipara assembly bypoll scheduled on April 9. A former associate of now Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rawat was the Agriculture Minister in the previous BJP government in Uttarakhand, which was carved out of Uttar Pradesh in 2000. © 1998-2020 Zee Media Corporation Ltd (An Essel Group Company), All rights reserved. Long-time RSS activist Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Friday elected the leader of the BJP Legislature Party and the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. BJP president Amit Shah has named two central observers - Saroj Pandey and Narendra Tomar, to oversee the election of the new legislature party leader. 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In the just ended assembly elections, the BJP again stunned the Congress by winning 57 of the 70 seats in Uttarakhand. The Congress won the first election in the state in 2002 and ND Tiwari headed the government. — IANS, 2020 © All rights reserved for Ministry of Information, PO Box: 947 Code: 100 Muscat No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of the publisher. All the other 54 Bharatiya Janata Party legislators then unanimously approved Rawat’s candidature. Rawat will be sworn in as Chief Minister on Saturday at a grand ceremony at the Parade Grounds in the presence You can find out more by clicking BJP names Trivendra Singh Rawat as next Uttarakhand CM; oath-taking ceremony on Saturday. 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Rawat will be sworn in as the ninth Chief Minister of the hill state on Saturday at a grand ceremony at the Parade Grounds in the presence of Modi and BJP President Amit Shah. Elected from Doiwala, Rawat is widely regarded in the party for his organisational skills. The party attempted to match its own impressive performance in Assembly Elections, held last year when it won 57 out of the 70 seats. NMF News 6,329 views 2:14 Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services".