BJP MLAs Satpal Maharaj, Harak Singh Rawat, Bansidhar Bhagat and Yashpal Arya took oath as ministers in the new state cabinet.
Uttarakhand CM Oath Taking Ceremony Live: BJP MLA Pushkar Singh Dhami took oath as the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand at a program at Raj Bhavan, Dehradun. The Governor of Uttarakhand Baby Rani Maurya administered the oath to him. During this, many big leaders of the party were present. Former Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat was also present in the swearing-in ceremony. Meanwhile, BJP MLAs Satpal Maharaj, Harak Singh Rawat, Bansidhar Bhagat and Yashpal Arya took oath as ministers in the new state cabinet. Also Read – Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami will take oath as Chief Minister today along with his cabinet
Let us tell you that before this, Uttarakhand’s nominated Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami spent most of his time on Sunday before the swearing-in ceremony in persuading the disgruntled leaders of his party. According to BJP sources, some leaders like Satpal Maharaj and Harak Singh Rawat, who were cabinet ministers in the former cabinet, are angry with the party high command since Saturday. In-charge of party affairs, Dushyant Kumar Gautam, along with state party president Madan Kaushik, kept trying to allay the displeasure of the leaders at his residence in Yamuna Colony, so that there was no disturbance in the swearing-in ceremony. Also Read – Know who is the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Pushkar Singh Dhami? What is his connection with Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari; Will take oath as CM tomorrow
BJP MLAs Satpal Maharaj, Harak Singh Rawat, Bansidhar Bhagat, and Yashpal Arya take oath as ministers in the new State Cabinet pic.twitter.com/uISLWmeZEC Also Read – Uttarakhand Politics Latest Update: BJP Legislature Party meeting will be held shortly, the name of CM will be stamped!
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However, amid reports of revolt in Uttarakhand BJP over the election of Pushkar Singh Dhami as chief minister, several leaders, including ministers and senior leaders, denied any discord and said that the swearing-in ceremony of the new cabinet would take place in the evening as per schedule. . Harak Singh Rawat, Yashpal Arya and Bishan Singh Chupal, ministers in Tirath Singh Rawat’s government, told news agency IANS, “There is no infighting and the swearing-in of Dhami’s cabinet will take place in the evening as per schedule.”
There was a strong rumor in Dehradun since morning that senior leaders and ministers Satpal Maharaj and Harak Singh Rawat, unhappy with Dhami’s selection, have reached Delhi. Harak Singh Rawat clarified that he is in Dehradun and is with the party leadership. Harak Singh Rawat said, “I am in Dehradun and am sitting here with everyone. All reports of my presence in Delhi to seek time for the central leadership are baseless and rumours.”
Dhami himself also met Satpal Maharaj and presented him with a bouquet. It is believed that he has convinced Maharaj. However, the party’s former state president Banshidhar Bhagat said that no one is angry in the party and everyone stands united with the party’s decision.
Uttarakhand: Preparations underway for oath-taking ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Dehradun amid rainfall pic.twitter.com/CHONDiRYe2
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