After BJP’s panoramic victory in Uttarakhand, names for CM candidature was swirling across everywhere which was undecided and undisclosed by the winning party. After much speculations, BJP Chief Amit Shah announced Uttarakhand Chief Minister name which is Trivendra Singh Rawat. Trivendra Singh Rawat, 57, is Uttarakhand RSS Pracharak who won over Congress Hira Singh Bisht in Doiwala Constituency with a winning margin of 24,000 votes.
Trivendra Singh Rawat was chosen as legislature party leader by party MLA on Friday and will be taking oath as Uttarakhand Chief Minister on Saturday. Trivendra Singh Rawat is an active member of Uttarakhand RSS associated with the party as RSS Pracharak from 1983-2002. During his tenure in RSS, he held several positions. Trivendra who did masters in Journalism has also helped BJP in Jharkhand legislature to form strong roots of BJP in Jharkhand.
BJP has its most victorious win in Uttarakhand winning 57 seats out of 70 gaining 46.6 per cent voters on their side. BJP also had great results in Goa and Manipur where the Chief Ministers have already sworn. But all eyes are set on the names of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh chief minister due to charge number of competitions in it.
Trivendra Singh Rawat had the advantage of being close to Amit Shah and holding prominent positions in the state party. He was a close aide of BJP chief Amit Shah during 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The swearing ceremony will take place in Parade Grounds where only VVIP entries are restricted. All officials and securities are held tight in the position as the swearing ceremony will be held in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and major names of BJP will also be present.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister name is expected to be announced on Saturday in the swearing ceremony of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat where prominent leaders of the party will be present.