Meet the chief minister-designate of Uttarakhand — Tirath Singh Rawat

Mar 10, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Tirath Singh Rawat is all set to become the new chief minister (CM) of Uttarakhand,...

...former CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announced, on Wednesday

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56 year-old Tirath who was born and brought up in Uttarakhand belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

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He has done his post graduation in sociology and...

...has a diploma in Patrakarita (journalism) from H.N.B Garhwal university, Srinagar

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In 1997, he chaired the Decision Committee of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly

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He was also the first education minister of the newly formed state Uttarakhand between 2000-2002

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He was also a member of the legislative assembly (MLA) in Uttarakhand from 2012 to 2017

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He had been the state vice president of Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (youth wing of BJP)

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He was the state chief of BJP in Uttarakhand from 2013 to 2015

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In 2019 general elections, Rawat was elected to the 17th Lok Sabha as member of parliament (MP) from Garhwal

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As a member of parliament, he is also an active member of standing committee on transport, tourism and culture

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