Uttarakhand Governor invites Trivendra to form next govt


Dehradun:¬†Appointing Trivendra Singh Rawat as the new Uttarakhand Chief Minister after his election as the BJP’s Legislature Party leader, Governor K K Paul today extended an invitation to him to form the new government.

Under powers vested in the Governor under Article 164 (1) of the Constitution, the Governor appointed the just elected Leader of BJP Legislature Party Trivendra Singh Rawat as the Chief Minister and invited him to form the new government, a Raj Bhawan release here said.

Trivendra Singh Rawat will be sworn-in tomorrow by the Governor as the new chief minister along with his council of ministers at the Parade Ground here in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, besides a host of national and state party leaders.