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Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath, CM name to be announced by evening

The name of the next chief minister of Uttarakhand will be announced at the Legislative Party meeting scheduled to take place in the evening today.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk Dehradun Updated on: March 21, 2022 12:28 IST
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Highlights

  • The newly-elected MLAs of BJP took oath of office in the Uttarakhand assembly in Dehradun.
  • The name of Uttarakhand's CM pick will be announced today by evening.

The newly-elected MLAs of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday took the oath of office at a ceremony at the Uttarakhand Assembly in Dehradun today. The name of Uttarakhand's CM pick will be announced today by evening. 

The name of the next chief minister of Uttarakhand will be announced at the Legislative Party meeting scheduled to take place in the evening today. "The meeting of Legislative Party will be held in the evening. Thereafter, the Chief Minister's name will be announced," said Madan Kaushik, BJP chief, Uttarakhand.

Protem speaker Bansidhar Bhagat administered the oath of office and secrecy to the MLAs. Governor Lt. General (Retired) Gurmit Singh sworn in senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bansidhar Bhagat as the Protem Speaker of state Legislative Assembly on Monday.

Meanwhile, Pushkar Singh Dhami, Kaushik, and former Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday at his residence in the national capital to discuss government formation.

Uttarakhand acting CM Dhami had lost to Congress candidate Bhuwan Chandra Kapri by a margin of 6,579 votes.

Also Read: Uttarakhand: PM Modi, CM of BJP-ruled states likely to attend swearing-in ceremony of newly elected govt

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